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Director of Operations & System Partnerships


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Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Elizabeth House
23/08/2019 23:59
Interview date

An exceptional role for an exceptional individual in a trust with a track record of innovation and applied research


We are looking for an exceptional individual who shares our values, our passion and our ambitions and who can be highly influential across our organisation and the wider health system.


Are you an experienced healthcare sector director, looking to accelerate your executive career? Or are you a proven leader with the determination, ambition and aptitude to make the move into an executive board level position? If so, this exciting and demanding opportunity will be just what you are looking for.


You will be joining a supportive and experienced executive team, at a time when we are embarking on a programme of organisational development and quality improvement. We are a leading innovator in mental health and in community services. We are the third highest research active trust in mental health in the Country.  We are an integrated mental health and community services Foundation Trust, and this places us at the heart of delivering the Long-Term Plan ambitions in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.


We take PRIDE in our values of Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Dignity and Empowerment and these drive all that we do – and more importantly - how we do it.  


This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and inspirational leader to join us on our journey from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’.


Ideally, the candidate we are seeking will have experience of working in a mental health or a community setting and have a track record of inspirational leadership that raises engagement, creates momentum and delivers sustainable improvements to patient care and experience.


You will be responsible for the management and performance of the Trust’s clinical services, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, safe and cost-effective care and effecting change to care pathways across the health and social care landscape in the region.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracy Dowling, Chief Executive 01223 219473 or via email:

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501