Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Executive Director of Strategy, Partnerships and Integration

Job Reference ZAWLE
Closing Date Wednesday 08 Nov 2023

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) was established in 2008 as a community services provider and is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire. Over 4,600 of our staff care for a diverse patient population of more than 4.1 million across more than 650 sites across London and Hertfordshire, helping them to stay well, manage their own health and avoid unnecessary trips to, or long stays in, hospital.

The Trust’s work supporting patients at every stage: from health visiting for newborns, community nursing, stroke rehabilitation and palliative care means that joined-up and truly integrated working is central to the Trust’s Strategic Direction 2020-2025, ensuring effective and safe delivery of services. This work is central to our strategy and underlines the importance of the work of our new Executive Director of Strategy, Partnerships and Integration; collaborative care is key to providing holistic care in the community.

Reporting to the CEO, James Benson, this person will lead the development and implementation of the organisational strategy in relation to collaboration, partnerships and integration, enabling the Trust to respond effectively to the delivery of the ambitions of the Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and places the Trust works, maximising the delivery of joined up, high-quality health and care. The opportunity to really transform our approach to collaboration and integration with other health, social care, independent and voluntary sector partners is so important, and this role will be at the heart of leading that transformational change.

You will be central to building and strengthening our key strategic partnerships and relationships, as well as identifying and driving through new opportunities for further integration of community and primary care services; ensuring we meet the challenges of both today and the future. If you have a track record in delivering service innovation, ideally with experience and/or understanding of working with primary care providers, working at scale, delivering high quality performance and strategic partnership working, and have what it takes to make a difference for our people and the communities CLCH serves; we would love to hear from you.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to CLCH on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference ZAWLE. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 8th November 2023.

We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.