We are seeking to appoint our next Director of Care at Tŷ Hafan, the children’s hospice for Wales.
Tŷ Hafan is celebrating 20 years of providing high quality holistic care to life-limited children, young people and their families. The charity is now looking ahead to the next 20 years, and creating a hospice service fit for the future needs of children in Wales.
The current Director of Care is retiring after five years at the Charity, having played a key part in developing new services in the hospice whilst growing occupancy and developing the vision for the next 5 years. The next phase of the strategy is to turn the vision into reality. Working with a dynamic Executive team the next Director of Care will be engaged on a fixed term contract, whilst the care model is being reviewed, to continue the momentum of transformation to meet the future needs of ever more complex life limited children and their families.
The successful candidate will play a leading role in ensuring the continued delivery of safe, high quality innovative care. The Board of Trustees and Executive Management team take pride in the highest standards of governance and accountability. Continual improvement in risk management and quality impact evaluated services to ensure equitable and sustainable delivery, built around the children and their families, is the cornerstone of the direction of the charity. The ability to lead on family and staff engagement and to collaborate with leaders in healthcare, local government and Welsh Government, in order to develop a Wales-wide model of paediatric palliative care, is fundamental to the role.
The new director will continue the progress of the past five years, complete the clinical oversight of the implementation of electronic clinical records management, deliver the clinical management of the refurbishment, develop the quality and risk framework for the next five years, and support with the review of the care model in line with the developments within the hospice and paediatric palliative care sectors.
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic leader whom is passionate about clinical excellence and best practice. As the ideal candidate you will have substantial experience as a director leading a health care organisation along with experience of driving a people focused culture whilst leading on transformation and change.
In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits, along with the opportunity to make a real difference to life-limited children, young people and their families in Wales.
Please see the Candidate Briefing Pack for further information available for download here
If you would like to find out more about the role and have a confidential conversation, please contact Pam Rickard on 029 2053 2254.
Interview date: 11 December 2019
Location: Hayes Road, Sully CF64 5XX
Please note this role is subject to the outcome of a Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and two satisfactory references.
To apply please complete the online application form by clicking the Apply for Job button below and upload your CV.
Closing date: 24 November 2019