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Chief Executive Officer

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is looking for the next Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation at an exciting but challenging time.

The person

You will be a visionary, passionate, open and inclusive Chief Executive Officer who is committed to tackling inequalities in healthcare outcomes, improving experience and access for our patients, service users, staff and partners. An experienced leader operating at or close to Chief Executive level in a complex health or care environment, you will be robust and innovative in the use of data and technology and compassionate in your leadership of people and services.

An inspiring communicator, your consistent focus on service users and patients and improvement will be evident and allow you to quickly gain credibility with our Board, our staff, Governors, partners and the people who we serve. Most importantly you will role-model our values of Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Support.

Main duties of the job

This is a rare and exceptional opportunity to define your career and lead Mersey Care as we strive to provide 'perfect care.' If you share our vision and values and want to know more, then we would love to hear from you.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the country's largest Trusts providing physical and mental health services, serving more than 1.4 million people across the North West. The Trust provides specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient learning disability, addiction and brain injury services.

In the region of 11,000 dedicated staff provide services from more than 230 sites as well as in patients' homes. With an annual budget of more than �700 million, our remit includes the provision of a range of specialist services across wider regions, and we are one of only three Trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

Our vision is 'to lead the way in perfect, whole person care that helps people of all ages live healthier lives.'

Find out more about the Trust on their website

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Please visit our recruitment website: contact our recruitment advisors Helen Barkham, Emily Smith or Emma Pickup from GatenbySanderson on helen.barkham@gatenbysanderson.comor 07921 308766 for an informal discussion.

Person Specification



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Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


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