Medical Director 

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
16 Jun 2017
09 Jul 2017
Contract Type

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the leading teaching hospitals in the Country, with strong links to the University and other partners within the Cambridge ecosystem. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population. With a bed capacity of over 1100 and employing over 9000 staff we are recognised as providing outstanding care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Quality Care Commissioner.

We are looking for an inspiring, progressive Executive Medical Director to join our leadership team. Responsible for the professional medical leadership of this acute teaching hospital, you will be motivated by a passion to lead the continuous improvement of high quality care to our patients. With exceptional interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills, you will have the drive and leadership skills required to deliver ambitious change programmes. You will also demonstrate the ability to lead on research and development and medical education, and work collaboratively with partners and key stakeholders on the life sciences agenda for the Trust.

As a practicing medical consultant you must be highly credible, with a proven track record of delivering large programmes of change. You must also be able to demonstrate strong leadership capability and stakeholder engagement. An excellent knowledge of the NHS is essential.

You will be experienced at working at board level as, reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will be an active member of the Management Executive, with shared accountability for decision making.

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Where a DBS Disclosure is an essential requirement for any role at band 6 or above, the successful candidate will be required to pay the associated cost which ranges between £29.50 - £47.50 dependent on the level of the check required. The Trust will arrange for the DBS Disclosure to be undertaken at the point of conditional offer. The fee will be deducted from the successful candidate’s salary in the second month of employment.
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Closing date: Sunday 9 July 2017.

Interviews: Tuesday 15 August 2017

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