Director of Transformation & Continuous Quality Improvement

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a dynamic and ambitious leader to join one of the country's top performing NHS Trusts and have a lasting impact on its exciting future.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will be responsible for transformation and implementation of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) quality improvement strategy, ensuring performance and strategic targets are met contributing significantly to the delivery of the continuous improvement programme.

Driving the Trust strategy, you will be responsible for supporting the strategic ambitions by collaborating with clinical and operational leaders at all levels to drive sustainable continuous quality improvement processes throughout the organisation.

Operating at Executive and Board level, you will provide subject matter expertise that will also engage all FHFT colleagues.

Main duties of the job

Working closely with senior colleagues and stakeholders across the system and networks, you will be responsible for leading our major transformation and continuous quality improvement programmes, fostering an environment of innovation and best practice.

Delivering culture change in line with our 'One Frimley Health' ambitions, which embeds change management and continuous quality improvement as a recognised strength and capability within the Trust.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country's largest and most respected trusts

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) has an outstanding reputation and a proud record of achievement. We have an ongoing commitment to improving the health and care services for the 900,000 people we serve across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We continue to invest in our services and facilities, including a �10 million upgrade to the hospital maternity unit as well as �49m major new Emergency Assessment Centre on our Wexham Park site. The opening of a brand new �100m state of the art hospital which replaced the existing hospital facility at Heatherwood and are planning to invest further in diagnostics and inpatient capacity at Frimley Park.

We have also made significant investment in our quality improvement and digital programmes to support our vision and we will ensure that we achieve our aim of providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients. Our new EPR - Epic - went live in June and we are already beginning to reap the benefits of this ambitious investment.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you'll feel at home at Frimley Health.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the candidate pack for the full job description and person specification and to learn more about Frimley Health NHS FT

Person Specification



  • Masters Degree or equivalent job related experience/graduate calibre.
  • In-depth knowledge in a number of disciplines eg financial management, performance management, information systems, staff management acquired through training and experience over an extended period
  • In depth knowledge of service and quality improvement methodologies and broad experience of successful implementation of improvement projects in a healthcare organisation.


  • Degree level project and project management qualification such as PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Evidence of on-going accredited quality improvement training.
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Wexham Park, Frimley Park, Heatherwood Hospital and Communities


GU16 7UJ

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