We are London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust.
Established on 1 October 2014, we are one of the largest integrated healthcare trusts in the country, providing hospital and community services to the people of Harrow, Brent, Ealing and beyond.
Our team of 9,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people.
We provide acute hospital services at:
We also deliver community services across four London boroughs (including Hillingdon), and provide community services at:
We are a research active Trust with more than 5,000 patients taking part in clinical trials last year and we play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.
In December 2017, we were officially named a university teaching hospital in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
To provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:
Our HEART Values
In the last three years, we have….
JOB TITLE: Chief Financial Officer
RESPONSIBLE TO: Chief Executive
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Financial Strategy, Resources and Management, Contracting, Private Patients and Service Level Agreements and Procurement
KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Executive Directors, Non- Executive Directors, Divisional Clinical Directors, Lead Doctors, Senior Operational Managers, Professional Leads, Commissioning Bodies and NHS Improvement, counterparts across the local health economy.
The Chief Financial Officer is a full voting member of the Trust Board and a key member of the Executive Management Team. The post holder has a responsibility for working with fellow members in developing and promoting the Trust’s vision, values, aims and strategic objectives with a special focus on Finance. The key responsibilities are providing professional advice to the Trust Board and ensuring financial resources are used to best effect in delivering high quality health services for patients. The post holder will also play a key role, working with CFOs across the STP, in the development of the STP-wide financial strategy.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Communication and Relationships
In accordance with the Trust’s privacy notice for employees, the Trust will hold computer records and personnel files relating to you which contain personal data. The Trust will comply with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and all other data protection legislation. The data the Trust holds will include employment application details, references, bank details, performance appraisals, holiday and sickness records, salary reviews and remuneration details and other records, (which may, where necessary, include special category data and criminal offence data relating to your health, data held for ethnic monitoring purposes, and regarding DBS checks). The Trust requires such personal data for personnel administration and management purposes and to comply with its obligations regarding the keeping of employee records. The privacy notice sets out the Trust’s legal basis for processing your personal data. Your rights of access to this data are prescribed by law.
You will familiarise yourself with the Trust’s data protection policy which sets out its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and all other data protection legislation. You must comply with the Trust’s data protection policy at all times and you agree that you will only access the systems, databases or networks to which you have been given authorisation. The Trust will consider a breach of its data protection policy by you to be a disciplinary matter which may lead to disciplinary action up to and including summary dismissal. You should also be aware that you could be criminally liable if you disclose personal data outside the Trust’s policies and procedures. If you have any queries about your responsibilities in respect of data protection you should contact the Trust’s Data Protection Officer.
All staff must adhere to the requirements of the Trust’s Information Security Policy, which covers the deployment and use of all of the Trust’s electronic information systems (i.e. all computers, peripheral equipment, software and data). In serious cases, failure to comply with the Policy may result in disciplinary action and could also result in a criminal offence.
Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
You are required to take reasonable care for your health, safety and welfare and that of other people who may be affected by your actions or omissions. These responsibilities apply at all times whilst you are at work or on duty and apply to all Trust premises and also whilst working in the community or on any other Trust business.
Equal Opportunities and Equalities Legislation
It is the policy of London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust that no user of service, present or future employee or job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of their sex, perceived or actual sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion or belief, age, creed, colour, nationality, national origin, ethnic origin, or disability, or on the grounds of their association with someone in one of these groups; nor is disadvantaged by any conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justified.
Patient and Public Involvement
Section 11 of the Health & Social Care Act 2001, places a duty on NHS organisations to involve and consult patients, the public and other stakeholders in the planning and ongoing development of services. It is the responsibility of each member of staff, clinical and non-clinical to appropriately involve and consult patients, the public and other stakeholders.
You are required to contribute to the control of risk and use the incident reporting system to alert the Trust of incidents or near misses that may compromise the quality of services.
Corporate / Clinical Governance
It is the duty of every employee to fulfil their individual clinical governance responsibilities and their expected contribution to ensuring that the Trust complies with benchmarked standards for quality of clinical care.
Infection Control and Hospital-acquired Infection
Infection Control is everyone’s responsibility. All staff, both clinical and non-clinical, are required to adhere to the Trust’s Infection Prevention and Control Policies and make every effort to maintain high standards to infection control at all times thereby reducing the burden of Healthcare Associated Infections including MRSA. In particular all staff have the following key responsibilities:
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
We all have a personal and a professional responsibility within the Trust to identify and report abuse. The abuse may be known, suspected, witnessed or be limited to raised concerns. Early recognition is vital to ensuring the patient is safeguarded and any other people (children and vulnerable adults) who may be at risk. The Trust’s procedures must be implemented, working in partnership with the relevant authorities. The sharing of information no matter how small is of prime importance in safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an employee of the Trust you have a responsibility to ensure that:
Staff Commitment to Patient Care
You are expected to ensure that patients’ needs, experience and safety come first and to treat patients, carers, visitors, and colleagues with dignity and respect.
Clinical staff must keep accurate and clear information which is essential for the proper care of patients. Clinical and non-clinical staff who handle or use, case notes are individually responsible for the confidentiality, tracking, filing and good order of the case note at all times as outlined in the Medical Records Policy and the Information Lifecycle Management Policy. For further information refer to; Department of Health website-Records Management; NHS Code of Practice- 2006
NHS Constitution and Code of Conduct for Managers
Staff are required to act in accordance with the legal duties and expectations relating to their responsibilities to the public, their patients and colleagues set out in section 3b of the NHS Constitution and pages 98-109 of the Handbook to the NHS Constitution. For Managerial staff, including anyone with supervisory responsibility, the core standards of conduct set out in the NHS Code of Conduct for NHS Managers (2002) or any subsequent amendments.
Skills and Abilities
For a downloadable copy of the job description and person specification, including organisation structure charts, please click here.
Anderson Quigley is acting as an advisor to London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust. An executive search process is being carried out by Anderson Quigley in addition to the public advertisement.
Should you wish to discuss the role in strict confidence, please contact our advising consultant at Anderson Quigley: Helene Usherwood firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0)7719 322 669.
The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd June 2019.
Applications should consist of:
Completed applications should be uploaded at www.andersonquigley.com/candidates using the reference AQ525.
|Closing date||Noon on Monday 3rd June 2019|
|Preliminary Interviews by AQ||w/c 17th June 2019|
|Final Interviews||w/c 1st July 2019|