Hospital Director – Mental Health
Domus Recruitment Ltd
4d ago

Job Description

Domus are recruiting a Hospital Director on behalf of a Nationwide provider of Hospitals and Care Homes for adults and children with Mental Health Needs.

We’re seeking a Hospital Director to lead the Senior Management team on site on all aspects of day to day business. You will lead and develop a culture where the very highest standards of safety, quality and excellent patient care are consistently delivered.

The Hospital supports young people aged 12 18 years with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties. It is currently rated Good’ with the CQC and has an OFSTED registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment.

We are looking for a Hospital Director with experience of working within a CAMHS service to provide leadership to an established team within the recently expanded Kent House Hospital.

As the Hospital Director, you will be accountable for the financial and operational performance of the hospital. Ensuring that they provide a high level of care to CAMHS service users.

Key Responsibilities Will Be :

  • 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 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.
  • Previously successful candidates have come from a Hospital Manager or Hospital Director position, within Specialist Mental Health Services.

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    If you are interested in the above Hospital Director vacancy, please call Michael on 01628630104 quoting reference MW-HDK-8376 or email your CV to michael.


    Key words : Hospital Director, Hospital Manager, Mental Health, Hospital Management, Orpington, Kent.

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