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  • Advert number: 312616-0
  • Posted Date: 17/09/12
  • Closing Date: 19/10/12

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Competitive Salary

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in England; we employ in excess of 15,000 people and provide care for over a million patients each year at our hospital sites and through our community services team. We provide a full range of services for people in the local area as well as specialist care on a regional and national level. The Trust also retains key links with its academic partners and continues to promote the use of research and education in the provision of healthcare.

We are proud to have been awarded ’Hospital of the Year’ in the Dr Foster good hospital guide three times in five years and have also received recognition as one of the top 20% of Trusts for patient satisfaction.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, this role will play a critical part in the future of the Trust, with particular focus on Medical and Dental leadership, research and development, medical education and healthcare governance.

The Medical Director will be required to bring an energy and passion which will support the delivery of an exciting but challenging research and innovation agenda, including the development of an Academic Health Science Network.

We are looking for an outstanding leader to champion the development of integrated health and social care services focused on the distinct needs of patients. With this in mind, we are seeking to appoint a Medical Director who will inspire and drive the redesign and modernisation agenda.

The successful candidate will have a track record of strong leadership at a senior level, they will have the ability to drive through change in a challenging financial climate as well as the necessary skills to build lasting and effective relationships with key stakeholders. Above all it is essential that the candidate can demonstrate a passion and a commitment to continually seek to improve patient care through quality standards and innovation in the most complex of environments.

To find out more about this opportunity, contact our recruitment consultants at Veredus: Emma Pickup on 0870 165 4254 or Lynn McGill on 0870 190 4379, and visit our dedicated recruitment website:

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 19th October 2012.

Final interviews and assessment will be held over 2 days on Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th November 2012.