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Operations Director (Adult Social Care) - North London/Bedfordshire and East Anglia

Reference

PRI32705

Location

Remote

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Competitive

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert Location Description

Reporting into a Managing Director, you will be accountable for the financial and operational performance of a sub-region of the division covering roughly 16 sites which consist of specialist and older peoples services across the North London/East Anglia and Bedfordshire areas. This includes responsibility for leading a management team, the management of quality and care standards, cost control, commissioning, employee engagement and retention initiatives, engaging with a spectrum of stakeholders and ensuring regulatory requirements are satisfied.

This is a remote role with regular travel required - candidates must be based within the North London/East Anglia and Bedfordshire region. You will have a car and a driving licence.

Job Advert Role Description

**Shortlisted candidates must be available to interview on 25th November in Leicester**

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop a culture in their region that values the very highest standards of safety, quality and excellent service user care are consistently delivered.
  • Lead and manage the Operational Management Team across all aspects of day to day business deliverables including monitoring performance in relation to quality and key performance indicators (QPI’s and KPI’s) to agreed targets for care standards, business planning, financial performance and quality.
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory regulatory bodies and company policies and procedures, and accountable for ensuring findings from internal site quality inspections are reviewed and actioned as appropriate, linking with Senior Quality Improvement Lead (QIL) and/or QIL as necessary.
  • Develop and maintain external stakeholder relationships (including Local Authorities and Care Commissioning Groups)
  • Establish and direct a regional recruitment and retention strategy designed to meet appropriate staffing needs, reducing turnover and avoiding unnecessary agency usage

Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Significant previous experience of managing large scale, multi-site and/or geographically spread teams with proven leadership of delivering major organisational change programmes
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise and multi-task, work well under pressure, handling multiple issues simultaneously in a dynamic and often ambiguous environment
  • Significant operational and financial planning ability with experience of commercial accountability for cost control, financial performance, business growth and development
  • Experience of working within a matrix organisation, influencing and directing multiple functions within a business in order to deliver a first class service is essential
  • While previous health/social care management experience is not essential, a clear understanding of the factors influencing and impacting social care provision and a demonstrable passion for delivering high quality, person centred services is absolutely vital
  • A full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential, for which a car allowance will be paid.  Please note that the role will involve significant amounts of travel and overnight stays as required.  

Division DBS info

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Operations_Director.pdf

Closing Date

31/12/2019