Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
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The Chief Executive for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is one of the most high profile and important roles within NHS Wales.
The Chief Executive will be a credible, dynamic and resourceful strategic leader with proven experience of working across the spectrum of health care and building sustainable relationships with partners in local government and the third sector. They will be resilient and highly capable to ensure the skills of the Executive Team are complementary and applied to maximum effect. They will have the ability to promote new opportunities for transformation and innovation that continue to achieve the highest standards of patient care and outcomes.
This is a pivotal time to join us as we embed new models of care across our health system, continue to develop partnership working and support the wellbeing of our staff. Our ambitious plans will support us in achieving a healthier future for our communities whilst delivering service recovery following the impact of the COVID pandemic. Our vision and ambition requires us to work collectively developing and accelerating plans that support people to look after themselves and to move care closer to home as part of our "clinical futures" programme.
Main duties of the job
The Chief Executive will be the Accountable Officer for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board with full responsibility for the continued development and management of the Health Board. The Chief Executive provides top level leadership, vision, inspiration and strategic direction and management across all aspects of the Health Board's activities. They will ensure that all required decision making, control, delivery and development systems are in place. The Chief Executive is accountable for providing advice to the Board on all elements of Health Board business and specifically on matters relating to probity, regularity and administration.
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is responsible for planning, delivering and commissioning NHS services in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport and Torfaen. We serve a population of over 660,000 citizens and employ over 15,000 staff. Over two thirds of our colleagues are involved in direct patient care who include over 1,000 hospital and general practice doctors and 6,000 nurses, midwives, allied professionals and community workers.
We evaluate the health needs of the communities that we serve which informs how we commission and provide quality patient care. As an organisation we provide integrated care across acute, community, primary care, mental health and learning disability services. We are fortunate to employ talented people who work across a diverse range of facilities including three Enhanced Local General Hospitals providing the full range of acute surgical and medical services and a Specialist Critical Care Centre. These hospitals are supported by a network of Community and Mental Health hospitals and day care premises.
We are very proud of the achievements of the Health Board. Most recently our staff have responded with resilience, resourcefulness and great skills during the challenges of the pandemic. Our teams across primary, community and secondary care have introduced new ways of working and innovation whilst maintaining quality patient care during unprecedented demands.
Particular key responsibilities will be to:
- Ensure that safety, high quality care and high quality service are embedded as the key drivers of all aspects of the Health Boards business.
- Integrate the strategic and operational planning and delivery of all services within the Health Board, including a commitment to working and responding locally and delivering statutory plans with partners.
- Develop an organisational culture that (i) supports clinical leadership and engagement in decision making and (ii) demonstrates a commitment to continuous change and service improvement (iii) values and empowers staff.
- Establish well structured, open and honest engagement with patients, the public, staff and all other stakeholders.
- Lead and manage the performance and development of the Health Board.
Interviews for shortlisted applicants will be held on Monday 25th July and Tuesday 26th July 2022.
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