Director of People - Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust - CLOSED

Posted 16 January 2024
Salary VSM (Depending on Experience)

Job description

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) is an innovative and high performing provider of community services in Hertfordshire and beyond. Our 2500 dedicated and skilled staff provide care and support to our population through every stage of their lives, from health visiting for new-born babies through to community nursing, rehabilitation services and palliative care for people at the end of their lives. Rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission and achieving our financial targets for many years, we have an ambitious transformation agenda to deliver integrated community services with our partners, and to achieve our goal of being an ‘Outstanding’ organisation.

As the new Director of People, you will work closely alongside the CEO and board colleagues to drive organisational development and embed a culture which supports delivery of our strategic objectives, including being a ‘Great Place to Work’. You will design and deliver People and OD strategies that place HCT at the leading edge of a good employment practice, improve the quality of working life for our staff and contribute to continuous improvement in the services we provide.

You will bring a comprehensive professional HR knowledge with the ability to motivate and inspire, connecting staff to our strategic objectives and vision for providing outstanding care. CIPD qualified with exceptional People and OD experience, you must be comfortable operating as part of a highly collaborative senior team, while also holding a mirror up to the leadership team to support an inclusive, authentic leadership practice. You will bring a creative approach to comple challenges and a strong professional toolkit of engagement, relationship building, influencing and strategic planning.  This is an excellent opportunity for an established executive leader or for a rising star seeking their first board position.

We are striving to build and maintain a senior leadership team that reflects the full range of diversity within HCT and the communities we serve. We encourage and welcome interest from people from ethnic minority backgrounds.

To view the candidate pack, click here. If you have any questions that aren’t covered in the candidate materials, please email us at hct-hrd@cadencepartners.co.uk.

Closing date: midnight, 11 February 2024