Director of Care - Hospice / Charity

67500.00 GBP Annual
12 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a hospice provides hospice care to people affected by life limiting illnesses across mid Essex. With an expanding range of services, accessed by more than 9,000 people, in excess of 1,000 staff and volunteers, and an income of more than GBP10m; Farleigh Hospice plays a vital part within the mid-Essex community.

Director of Care
Salary: GBP67,500 per annum
Location: Chelmsford Essex
Hours: Full time, including some weekend and evening work

As Director of Care you will manage the clinical staff enabling the highest standards of clinical care; provide leadership across the organisation ensuring a positive and supportive culture focussing on the quality of care and improvement of patient/carer/user outcomes and experiences. You will be responsible for compliance, managing resources and the clinical care budget. You will work with the Director of Clinical Strategy & Development to develop the vision and strategy for needs based outcome focussed clinical services and to develop, implement and evaluate innovative models of care.

Qualified at masters level in a relevant subject e.g. oncology, palliative care, leadership together with a management qualification; you should have demonstrable leadership skills using a consultative approach, experience in a specialist palliative care service, worked in a broad range of clinical settings and contributed to local developments in palliative care. Able to contribute to the strategic development of hospice services, you should have experience of leading change in service delivery, and up to date knowledge of developments in palliative care.

If you would like to join a team that makes a real difference to the lives of others, they would love to hear from you.

This post may suit someone who has been a Head of Care, Head of Nursing, Head of Service, Head of Therapy Services or other HCPC service, Head of Clinical Services. Applicants may have previous experience in any HCPC or nursing discipline.

Closing date: 9am on 31 July 2017
Proposed interview date: 9 August 2017


To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the HR Advisor's website.

Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

No agencies please.