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Hospital Director

Reference

PRI54647

Location

Grafton Manor, Church Lane, Grafton Regis, Northampton, NN12 7SS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£55,825 plus benefits

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide specialised care pathways within the Priory for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) and PNC. PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy. 

Grafton Manor has 25 beds across 4 units including inpatient rehabilitation, transitional rehabilitation and community houses. It can admit informal patients or those managed within Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Grafton Manor has a good CQC rating which has been maintained for some time with positive feedback received. The Hospital Director is responsible for all aspects of the site ensuring operational responsibility, financial oversight and compliance with all regulatory requirements. The Hospital Director leads the Senior Management team driving forward the success of the service ensuring clinical excellence and high site performance.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Hospital Director at Grafton Manor. 

The Hospital Director will have accountability for the financial and operational performance of the hospital. This includes setting the standard by leading the Hospital Senior Management Team (SMT) and taking ownership for cost control, budgeting, and ensuring regulatory requirements are satisfied. The Hospital Director will also be the Registered Manager; responsible for the delivery of day-to-day services in line with legal requirements.

Responsibilities 

  • Accountability for the hospital and it’s commercial performance.
  • Leads and manages the Hospital Senior Management team (SMT) across all aspects of day to day business deliverables including monitoring performance in relation to quality performance indicators (QPIs) and performance manage sites where improvement is required.
  • Accountable to ensure the service performs to agreed targets for business planning, financial performance (meeting both planned revenue and EBITDA) and quality and care standards.
  • To proactively use management information to effectively identify areas of underperformance and to put action plans in place to deliver improvements to the required standard using performance management interventions where appropriate.
  • Take an active role in the budget setting process.
  • Lead and develop a culture where the very highest standards of safety, quality and excellent patient care are consistently delivered and lead improvements and innovation in the delivery of services.
  • Consistently consider continuous improvement strategies whilst ensuring services are delivered efficiently and within budget.
  • Review any audit or inspection reports and recommendations ensuring compliance with all statutory regulatory bodies and company policies and procedures, responding to and acting upon any recommendations from CQC as well as complaints from residents concerning safeguarding.
  • Develops and maintains strategic external relationships with support from the business development team.
  • Establishes and directs a recruitment and retention plan designed to meet future staffing needs and to drive down staff turnover.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that there is a robust succession plan in place for Hospital SMT.
  • Work closely with all regional support functions including Quality, Finance, Business Development and HR.
  • To ensure adherence to Priory Group Health & Safety protocols and carries out own responsibilities as identified in Appendix 1 of this job description.
  • Work closely and utilise all corporate functions available within the matrix structure to ensure the hospital performs at the highest possible levels.
  • To manage all risks to the Hospital’s external and public reputation, leveraging opportunities to enhance reputation.
  • Undertake the responsibility of managing and monitoring all aspects of confidentiality and security arrangements in respect of service user records, undertaking the duties of ‘Caldicott Guardian’ (under the direction of the Group Caldicott Guardian) for the site.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Hospital_Director_Job_Description.pdf

Closing Date

31/10/2021