Deputy Director of Finance

Finance

Posted: 2 days ago

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

£75,914 - £87,754 PA

Permanent

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

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About Us

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset. With a turnover over £200 million and a workforce of over 3,000 staff we provide an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000. DCH is a vibrant organisation with a reputation for delivering high quality services and our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them. To achieve this, we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence are at the core of everything we do.

Increasingly however, like most NHS organisations, this is against a backdrop of fundamental challenges facing the sector. The future will be about organisations working together to deliver the best quality experience and outcomes for patients in a sustainable way. The Deputy Director of Finance will play a pivotal role in making this happen.

The role

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced, professional, and highly motivated Deputy Director of Finance with a depth of leadership experience to ensure financial sustainability is delivered for the Trust.

This is a key role for the Trust, working with the Chief Financial Officer (deputising when required) and other members of the Executive team and this role will be instrumental in developing the financial culture, systems and practice within the Finance Department and the wider Trust environment and across the local Integrated Care System. (ICS)

As Deputy Director of Finance, you will be responsible for the overall strategic and operational management, and performance of the Trust’s finance function ensuring all statutory financial duties are achieved. You will also work with the CFO and other Executives to shape and develop the Trusts strategic direction and successfully manage this implementation.

The Deputy Director of Finance will also be responsible for the leadership of the finance and procurement functions and will be accountable for the management, motivation, and development of these teams.

About You

To succeed in this role at DCH you will:

  • Be a qualified accountant with significant financial management experience working in a medium - large, complex organisation and have experience of leading and working with Finance and Operational teams alike in the development of financial plans that enable the delivery of operational requirements, high quality care and financial sustainability.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrable experience of leading and engaging with finance and other corporate functions to develop a mature and rounded service
  • Be financially and politically aware, bringing a high level of NHS knowledge on the delivery of transformational change and the wider NHS agenda and act as an ambassador for the Trust when working with many external NHS organisations and the wider health economy including regulators.
  • Need strategic perspective, a proven ability to develop a financial strategy that enables the delivery of high-quality services, complemented by resilience and a collegiate approach.

In return for your hard work and dedication you will enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Band 8D salary package £75,914 - £87,754 depending on experience
  • At least 27 days holiday each year and a generous NHS Pension

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

Please see our candidate pack for information information on this role. Please contact our retained consultant Nicola Shaw at Morgan Law on 07554 443 877

Applications should be made by submitting a full and updated CV, with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4. Your supporting statement should give evidence of how you meet the requirements of the person specification relating to the role.

Along with your application, please include:

  • Contact details for up to four referees (who will not be contacted without your permission).
  • A contact email address and telephone number.

All applications should be sent to: nicolashaw@morgan-law.com All applications will be acknowledged.

For an informal conversation about the post, please contact Nicola Shaw at our recruitment partners, Morgan Law on:

Email: nicolashaw@morgan-law.com

Phone: 07554 443877

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nicola Shaw at Morgan Law on 07554 443 877

nicolashaw@morgan-law.com




PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT INFORMATION CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Please read the job description/person specification carefully to ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required

The closing date/interview date is subject to amendment; this vacancy may expire at short notice. All correspondence with applicants will be via email. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks please contact us on recruitment@dchft.nhs.uk to find out whether you have been shortlisted

DBS - If you join us and need a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction (£40 - enhanced check or £23 - standard)

Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA - Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

TRAC - When applying through NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Trac recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Dorset County Hospital transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS ESR system.

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Job Reference

Reference: 405-20-D371FIN

Closing Date: 06/12/2020

Interview Date: 16/11/2020

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