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Band 8b Head of Leadership and Organisational Development

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Part Time
As Head of Leadership and Organisational Development (OD) the post holder will lead and be responsible for the implementation of strategic aims within their portfolio delivering a tangible difference to Trust performance. Achieved through compassionate leadership and management of a specialist team of Leadership and OD advisors in the development and delivery high quality, corporately aligned leadership and management development programmes and team level support providing evidence of return on investment.

This role will focus on all aspects of OD, (culture, leadership, engagement, health and wellbeing, change management, reward and teams) it will provide an opportunity to use your highly specialist OD knowledge and maintain competence through being action orientated in addition to strategic.

Main duties of the job

  • Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Organisational Development
  • Analysis and Evaluation
  • Leadership and Management of the team
  • Management and Leadership Responsibilities

About us

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Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This role will be responsible for identifying, creating and implementing sustainable innovative OD interventions which facilitate cultural change, enhanced leadership and management capacity, increased engagement, improved health and wellbeing and enable us to achieve our aspiration to be the best place to work in the NHS.

This role will provide specialist expertise to senior colleagues and executive directors with regards to the development of organisational culture, leadership, management, all aspects of organisational change and development, engagement and organisational wellbeing. The post holder will be a core member of the Workforce and OD senior management team, working in collaboration with peers to deliver holistic programmes of work which address the root causes of workforce issues to support the Trust in achieving its strategic priorities.

Person Specification



  • oMaster's degree qualification or equivalent experience (in relevant subject area such as MSc Organisational Psychology, Organisational Development or Leadership/Management).
  • oMember of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) or working towards being a qualified Chartered Organisational Psychologist.
  • oEvidence of structured professional and career development.
  • oCoaching qualification
  • oTraining / facilitation qualifications or equivalent experience



  • Significant and recent experience of working in a senior management position in a large complex organisation.
  • Proven strategic skills with demonstrated ability to translate organisational strategy into efficient and measureable outcomes.
  • Significant and recent experience of working as an internal or external consultant and providing a consultancy service including experience of scoping, design, analytical and diagnostic skills to implement OD interventions to meet a range of different stakeholder needs.
  • Experience in collaboratively implementing governance arrangements around OD outcomes and developing relevant ROI measures, KPIs and reporting mechanisms as an integral part of the design phase.
  • Extensive experience of carrying out organisational reviews (such as cultural audits, training needs analysis at organisation wide level) analytical, (qualitative, quantitative and statistical) and diagnostic skills
  • Experience of presenting complex and sensitive findings to mixed group of stakeholders, senior leaders and executive directors.
  • Knowledge and evidence of practical application of a range of organisational development interventions, modernisation techniques and facilitation techniques.
  • Experienced in the design and delivery of a range of accredited, non-accredited and blended leadership and management development programmes specifically for senior managers, leaders and directors
  • Experience of evaluation, measurement of return on investment and proof of impact of learning and development programmes, OD interventions and culture change.
  • Knowledge of a range of organisational development interventions, and facilitation techniques.

skills and Knowledge


  • Ability to think strategically, exercise sound judgement and understand range of factors, issues and stakeholder views in order to develop most impactful OD solution.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility at a senior level and be seen as a senior colleague who provides considered, relevant advice and guidance.
  • Ability to collate and compare complex data and information, to identify and develop potential solutions, and recommend courses of action.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, able to write complex reports and develop practical action plans.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and motivate both direct reports and colleagues from across the organisation.
  • Strong management skills, able to bring a team together to achieve stretching objectives in a supportive manner.
  • Strong Relationship Management skills, able to develop networks both internally and externally.

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Priestly Wharf


B7 4BN

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