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Managing Director -Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea Place Partnership

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Depending on experience
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Full Time
Health and Care Partners across the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are working together to deliver integrated care for their residents as part of the strategy of the Integrated Care Partnership in North West London. We want the very best for our residents and are committed in partnership to ensure that we are able to articulate and deliver better outcomes for all.

To deliver against the new Health and Well Being Strategy and the ICS Strategy the partnership is looking to appoint their first Managing Director who will bring together partners and ensure that the work of the ICB continues to promote delivery for residents and improved outcomes. Specifically, the partnership wishes to reduce the health and care inequalities and ensure that we are supporting those populations with the greatest needs.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have a clear passion for integrated care, that improves the outcomes for residents. They will already have significant experience working across systems with partners to ensure health and care outcomes, with a clear focus on community led development. They will be able to articulate a clear vision and be able to bring together partners across the sector to work collaboratively. They will also have a working understanding of the governance of Local Authorities, the NHS and the Voluntary and Community Sectors.

Given on joint commitment to deliver on the needs of our population post the Grenfell disaster the successful candidate will have previously had experience in emergency planning and response and able to demonstrate a commitment to supporting populations with specific health and care needs

Partners will be able to support the successful candidate to develop their skills and abilities and to progress their career within this role with a bespoke support package to ensure delivery of the partnership objectives and the candidates personal career ambitions.

This post will be hosted by either Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust or the Local Authority depending on the background of the candidate, however there is no requirement for the candidate to presently be working in a statutory organisation.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T& C's apply
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here:

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Model and build the values, behaviour and culture critical to our PBPs future success, including putting the people and communities at the heart of everything we do working to develop and support a system leadership team focused on the Bi-Borough being honest and transparent where there are issues and disagreements, and helping to resolve these demonstrating empathy and awareness of the challenges facing each part of our system and working without fear or favour to enable people to move forward together.
  • Developing borough partnerships. NWL is committed to developing effective integration at the level of place, as well as at system level. In most boroughs, plans are well-advanced and it is the role of the Managing Director to participate in the leadership of the development of place-based integration.
  • Develop, strengthen and maintain our partnership working by ensuring that all partners are involved with, supportive and feel ownership of the PBPs programme at board and clinical leadership levels and, as the partnership develops over time, throughout all staff groups.
  • Ensure the approach of the partnership wherever possible is supportive to individual organisational goals, such that the value and purpose of involvement is clear with motivation for maintaining involvement during times of conflict, tension and controversy
  • Work with the communication and engagement leads to ensure a proactive and consistent approach to patient, service user, carer and public involvement and engagement in the development of our PBP.
  • As the partnership continues to evolve, ensure that the structure for boards and governance remain fit for purpose with responsibility and accountability for PBP activities and the relationship with the sovereign boards in our partner organisations.
  • Ensure the approach of the partnership wherever possible is supportive to individual organisational goals so that the value and purpose of involvement is clear with motivation for maintaining involvement during times of conflict, tension and controversy
  • Work with the communication and engagement leads to ensure a proactive approach to patient and public involvement and engagement in the development of integrated working

Please refer to the attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities

Person Specification



  • Master's degree or demonstrable equivalent experience showing ability to understand and resolve complex and conflictual concepts and practical challenges


  • Health and Social Care qualification
  • Management qualification
  • Organisational development qualification



  • Experience of leading system wide transformational change in a challenging resource environment.
  • Significant experience in a senior strategic service improvement and/or performance management role in the public sector
  • Proven experience of working and contributing at Board level
  • Significant senior transformational management and professional experience
  • Excellent track record of working across a range of organisations to achieve significant change and improve service outcomes, particularly health and social care
  • Proven good links with regulators and support agencies
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement especially public and patient engagement
  • Experience in developing strategic and service plans
  • Evidence of actively participating in programmes of service improvement and efficiency
  • Experience of managing large, complex programmes in challenging political environments
  • Experience of building personal and professional credibility with Boards, NHS and/or LA Committees, such as Scrutiny and Cabinet
  • Understanding of the political environment of Local Government and democratic accountability.
  • Experience in developing business cases and managing service improvement projects to time and budget

Skills and knowledge


  • Understanding and experience of application of evidence-based improvement methodologies from inside and outside the health service and/or social care and public sector
  • Understanding of the challenges facing service delivery in the 21st century
  • Understanding of the political agenda for health and social care
  • Understanding of the broader strategic and policy context for delivery of health and social care services in Bi-Borough
  • A clear understanding re addressing Health Inequalities and what it would mean for Bi-Borough

Key Attributes


  • Excellent leadership, influencing skills and demonstrate professional credibility
  • Capacity to think strategically and take a whole systems approach
  • Ability to analyse and solve complex problems, including option appraisals
  • Change management and organisational development skills and techniques
  • Inspirational leader who demonstrates the ability to lead and manage change
  • Committed to the continuous development of staff and self
  • Commitment to developing culture of openness and partnership
  • Commitment to improving quality of patient care
  • Evidence of self-awareness
  • Creative thinker
  • Evidence of integrity, objectivity and fairness
  • Able to learn from experience and adapt to changes and new challenges
  • The use of the highest level of communication and interpersonal skills to negotiate with and persuade individuals and groups, some of whom will have strong opposing views on the need for policy changes in relation to the future design of services.
  • Ability to continually adapt to changing priorities and re-focus the team on new priority areas that require urgent action as a result of requests from the Chief Executives and the wider health and social care community. Intense concentration will be required on a wide variety of highly complex issues throughout the day.

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


15 Marylebone Road



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