Anderson Quigley

Executive Chief Nurse – Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICS

Executive Chief Nurse – Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICS

Posted on 9 December 2021

Attractive Salary – Hybrid Working

The Herefordshire and Worcestershire (H&W) Integrated Care System (ICS) has strong and stable leadership across its two places and primary care networks, with excellent support from local authority and voluntary sector partners. With a strong commitment to collectively improve patient safety and quality, the Herefordshire and Worcestershire system has strong foundations upon which to use collective resources to address local challenges and improve outcomes for the people they serve.

Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICS are now recruiting for an Executive Chief Nurse (ECN), an influential and crucial executive role accountable for the development and delivery of the long-term clinical strategy of the Integrated Care Board (ICB), ensuring it reflects and integrates the strategies of all relevant partner organisations within the ICS. By building partnerships and collaborating with provider collaboratives, public health, local government, other partners, and local people, you will help to deliver better access, improvements in life outcomes and reductions in health inequity.

Pragmatic with a can-do attitude, you will ideally bring a track record of clinical leadership experience from a provider organisation. Whether a director already or eager to make the next step up, you will have excellent co-ordination skills as well as the ability to effectively work with a broad range of partners, drawing on well-developed skills of persuasion and negotiation.

You will know how to facilitate transformational change and help drive innovation in clinical outcomes, creating and influencing leadership relationships and wide scale system change enabling system development opportunities to improve the population health of the ICS. Committed to the wellbeing of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire workforce, and equality and diversity, your ability to role model the values and behaviours of the ICB, and demonstrate compassionate leadership are fundamental requirements.

Informal enquiries about the role can be made in strict confidence to:

Helene Usherwood, Advising Consultant, Anderson Quigley

Email: or Tel: +44(0)7719 322669

Information on the role can be accessed here.

Applications should be made via NHS Jobs at the link below and include:

  • Completion of a short form, including the names and addresses of two referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates.
  • Provision of a full CV, including current salary details
  • A covering letter (maximum of two pages) setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the person specification criteria.

NHS Jobs – Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICS (via NHS Herefordshire and Worcestershire CCG)

Closing date for applications: 14 January 2022

Interviews due to be held: January 31st 2022.