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  • Advert number: 359691-0
  • Posted Date: 06/06/14
  • Closing Date: 26/06/14



The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust is seeking to appoint an Executive Medical Director who is committed to the achievement of the Trust’s corporate objectives and delivery of transformational change through innovation, development and engagement of the medical team.

With an annual income of £1.2 billion and approximately 21,000 employees, the Trust is responsible for the provision of responsive, safe, cost effective and efficient integrated health and social care services to a population of 340,000 people in Belfast and part of the Borough of Castlereagh, as well as providing a range of specialist regional adult and paediatric services for the population of Northern Ireland.

As a member of the Executive Team the Medical Director will advise the Trust Board and Chief Executive on all issues relating to professional, medical practice, clinical excellence and the medical workforce. They will ensure that the Trust meets its obligations for medical regulation and training and will provide dynamic leadership and direction in ensuring the delivery of safe and quality care for patients and clients through clinical excellence and innovation. The Medical Director will share corporate responsibility for the achievement of the Trust’s corporate objectives and for driving forward a culture of change, engagement, innovation and development. He/she will take a lead role in building current partnership working with the universities in Northern Ireland in respect to teaching, research and development.

The postholder is the lead Director for the delivery of an integrated approach to health and social care governance and for the maintenance of the Trust’s assurance framework.

If required preliminary shortlisting interviews will be held week commencing 30th June. Final interviews to take place on 10th July.

To find out more about this post, and to apply online, please visit

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Tony Stevens, on 028 9504 0104.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 26th June at 12.00 noon.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer.