Executive Director of Public Health
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
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We are looking to recruit an exceptional individual who has experience of operating at Board level, with a proven record of accomplishment of successfully delivering complex portfolio, preferably in an integrate Health and / or social care environment.
The successful candidate will display natural leadership, drive and determination and will shape the successful development and design of sustainable quality services within a health care setting. You will display outstanding communication, negotiating and influencing skills that will support and encourage clinical and non-clinical staff to develop solutions for significant challenges ahead for both health and social care.
The healthcare challenges in our area are significant but not without their reward. We have an increasingly aging population, high levels of deprivation and marked variation in health outcomes for our local population. To respond to these challenges, we are committed to delivering a local health and care system which focuses on the wellbeing and welfare of our communities.
Our integrated health and social care services, wherever possible are designed to support our patients and services users to remain independent in their homes, to live as healthy lives as possible and to reduce any limiting effects of chronic conditions.
We are passionate about improving the care and services we provide to our patients and service users.
Selection process - 8 to 10 November 2023
Main duties of the job
We work with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders including our wider NHS Wales colleagues including the three national Trusts, the three local authorities in our region, charitable and third sector organisations, academia and Welsh Government. We are continuously strengthening how we involve and engage with our local communities.
Our new organisational strategy, CTM2030: Our Health, Our Future, aims to set out how we develop our services to meet the needs of our population, as we look to 2030 and beyond, and how we can work with our communities to ensure that local people can live happier and healthier lives for as long as possible.
We want to make a real shift towards focussing on promoting health in our communities, preventing ill health from happening rather than treating people when they get sick, whilst ensuring that we are able to provide the best care possible when people need our support.
The Executive Director of Public Health will be responsible for public health advocacy, leadership and action, working as part of a unified Public Health System with Public Health Wales to improve health and wellbeing, patient safety and decrease health inequalities across the population we service. The Executive Director of Public Health will be an integral part of public health services in Wales and will be actively involved in the development of the specialty of public health and any wider developments in the field.
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.
We live by our core values:
- We listen, learn and improve
- We treat everyone with respect
- We all work together as one team
We are a proud local employer; around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.
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