We have redesigned how we manage our Health Board to ensure that we achieve our ambitions and plans. Consequently, we are looking for a bold and inspirational leader for our Group Medical Director role in Primary Care, Community and Therapies Group. The Primary Care, Community and Therapies Group comprises approximately 2300 staff with a budget of circa 200m.
We are looking for an individual who is:
An inspirational clinical leader, who will embrace our values, and who is committed to putting the patient first.
Highly motivated with an engaging style and a passion for service improvement.
Able to demonstrate a track record of leading and managing a service with a commitment to investing time and energy into taking the Health Board to its next stage.
Not be not afraid to stand out from the crowd, whilst building upon the pioneering work and standards of care at the Health Board, in this challenging leadership position. This post requires a major time commitment (at least 5 sessions) but may be combined with some clinical or academic sessions if required. Main duties of the job
The main duties of this role are:
Providing medical and managerial leadership and advice to the group senior management team, ensuring that systems are in place for delivery of care that is safe, compassionate and consistently of excellent quality.
Ensuring that all clinical activity in the group delivers the outcomes and standards that are expected and meets the necessary performance and activity levels: this will include establishing a structure for effective clinical governance and a culture of continuous improvement
Establish a structure of leadership within the delivery group to manage the medical workforce so that it delivers the highest quality of patient care and clinical effectiveness and engages actively in annual appraisal and revalidation.
Developing and implementing performance management strategies that are consistent with the principles of Prudent Healthcare and the Health Board's need for clinical effectiveness (driven by information), flexibility, value for money and high staff engagement.
As an Associate Medical Director for the wider Health Board, you will also be expected to take lead responsibility for corporate issues outside your immediate role as part of the Executive Medical Director's team.About us
We are a University Health Board responsible for improving health and delivering integrated healthcare for over 390,000 people in the Neath Port Talbot and Swansea areas.
With a budget around 1billion and employing approximately 12,500 staff, Swansea Bay University Health Board provides tertiary, acute, intermediate, mental health, learning disabilities, community and primary care services to people in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and beyond. Our Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery is also responsible for patients in the Southern England.
As a University Health Board, we work in close partnership with Swansea University and other Welsh universities with a strong research and development and training agenda.
We are highly ambitious for the communities we serve and the people we employ, with exciting plans for the future. We have clear values about how we do business which underpin everything we do - caring
for each other; working together
and always improving.Job description Job responsibilities
Our part of South Wales is a great place to live and work. The SBU Health Board geographical span extends across Neath Port Talbot and Swansea Counties which includes a vibrant city, rural and urban environments and the Gower peninsula famed for its outstanding natural beauty. Based along the M4 corridor, and with an international airport close by, we enjoy excellent transport links to all parts of the UK and further afield. For full details of the post please see attached Job Description and Person Specification
For a confidential discussion, please contact Brian Owens, Group Director for Primary Care, Community and Therapies Group on +44 (0)1639 684526.Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Actively working as a senior practitioner in a Primary Care/Community setting current licence to practice with the GMC/GDC.
- Fellowship examination from a Medical Royal College or other relevant educational establishment.
- Evidence of further development in education and/or training.
- Extensive knowledge and experience in the application of professional contracts and independent contractor status. Extensive knowledge of the strategic issues facing NHS Wales.