This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to join North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust who will exemplify the organisation’s values whilst leading the finance, performance and estates portfolios.

To that end, in these in these challenging but exciting times, the recruitment of an innovative and highly credible Executive Director of Finance, Performance and Estates is critical to our continued success.

The primary purpose of this role is to develop, direct and lead financial strategies and policies to support the delivery of patient care for the Trust, ensuring that all financial duties are met. Responsible for the financial strategy and financial management of the Trust; Estates & Capital; and the Performance Team, this role is a key member of a dynamic and forward-thinking Board of Directors.

Working to the Chief Executive and other members of the Board the post holder is responsible for the organisation’s financial strategy, which is integral and will support the delivery of the quality and affordability agenda. The strategy will include developing and overseeing the organisation’s financial governance, risk and compliance arrangements and the management and control of its finances and assets, ensuring robust stewardship of funds and that the Trust meets its statutory obligations and financial targets, taking remedial action as required in delivering these.

As an effective and active member of the Board, this post is required to play a vital part in leading the development of a vision for the future including: transformational change, where this will achieve improvements in the quality of care; the development of an organisational culture which is open to and empowers innovation, creativity and learning at all levels. In pursuance of this, the post holder will be required to gauge, consider and influence the climate and culture within and external to the Trust and work with key influencers/stakeholders in delivery of the organisation's vision.