A unique opportunity has arisen for an insightful, inspirational and inclusive leader to take up the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), here at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT).
The CEO will play a pivotal and influential role nationally, regionally and locally, working in collaboration with all key stakeholders; patients, service users, staff and the local community, in order to provide Safe, Personal and Effective care.
The CEO will role model our vision and values, ensuring that ELHT is a great place to work, where our 9500 staff feel valued, engaged and supported.
The CEO will continue to develop and successfully embed our key strategic objectives, operating principles and our improvement priorities.
The CEO will lead on our journey to ‘outstanding’ and attain our vision ofbeing widely recognised for delivering safe, personal and effective care.
As a University Teaching Hospital, the CEO will continue to develop cutting edge education, training, research and innovation approaches, working in partnership with our University and Higher Education colleagues.
We would welcome applications from staff with protected characteristics
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) was established in 2003 and is a large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.
The Chief Executive Officer is the Accountable Officer for the Trust and is responsible for its overall performance and management and ensuring that the Board discharges all its statutory duties (see NHS Foundation Trusts Accounting Officer Memorandum, April 2005).
The post holder will provide strong strategic leadership to the Trust and will work closely with the Chairman and the Board to establish shared aims and values which engage patients, service users, staff and the local community in order to provide excellent patient care.
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the development and maintenance of high standards of clinical care and service delivery as well as ensuring that the Trust meets its statutory and financial obligations.
The post holder is accountable for leading and sustaining effective and up to date, staff health and well-being approaches and enabling a compassionate and inclusive workforce.
The Chief Executive Officer will play a pivotal and influential role nationally, regionally and locally. The post holder will role model and contribute to partnership working across the Integrated Care System (ICS) and through the Provider Collaboration Board (PCB) and the Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) in support of the Lancashire and South Cumbria and the Pennine Lancashire health and social care system.
The post holder will lead the Trust on our journey to ‘outstanding’ in relation to CQC regulations and assessments.
As part of the Executive Board this post is subject to the requirements of the Fit and Proper Regulations as defined in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) 2014 which will involve additional pre-employment checks to satisfy these standards.