Regional Director, North East - City & County Healthcare - Home based with regional travel - Competitive Salary

We are looking to make a senior addition to our existing regional operations team. We are open to considering those outside the healthcare sector who can demonstrate good operational leadership, strategic thinking and a desire to support the vulnerable in our society.

We are the largest provider of community-based home and social care services in the UK. Every day, our companies help thousands of people with a wide variety of care needs to live independently at home. 

Established in 2009, we’ve continued to grow steadily, both by acquiring companies of all sizes and winning new business. Our success has hinged on our commitment to delivering the highest-quality services whilst offering the public purse great value for money. Instrumental to the Group’s success is our senior leadership team with which we continue to go from strength to strength.

Our services encompass everything from popping in to look after an elderly grandparent, to supporting someone with a 24/7 medical team to live at home after a life-altering accident. We employ around 16,000 people delivering over 50,000 hours of care every day. We generate over £300m turnover from a branch network of 200 UK locations.

Our ambition is to transform community-based care. We are investing in technology to transform care outcomes at a scale and intensity beyond any other provider in the industry. Our goal is to transform the care we offer to those we look after, making a meaningful difference to their lives and bringing peace of mind to their friends and family.

The Role

In line with this ambition, we are looking for an energetic and forward-looking Regional Director to lead our services in the North East. This role will be accountable for the delivery of the entire service offering within the North East area which includes Tyne & Wear, Northumberland, Durham, Cleveland and North Yorkshire and currently provides 40,000 hours of care.

The key responsibilities that fall under the direction and management of this role are as follows:

  • Bring clear leadership to the regional teams with a coaching style, promoting best practice and focusing on the provision of quality led services
  • Create strong relationships with our clients including regional commissioners, local authorities, private clients and housing associations
  • Work strategically to ensure the region meets all financial, operational, quality and compliance targets by identifying areas for growth and efficiency
  • Work across the organisation with central teams including HR, finance, IT and bid teams as well as with operational peers
The Candidate

We are looking for the following attributes for this role:

  • A strong operational background at Director level with extensive experience of strategic and operational management
  • Proven track record in building and developing teams through creative and dynamic leadership
  • Experience of managing a variety of stakeholders, including senior leadership, as well as the capability to influence and directly engage stakeholders to achieve change
  • A desire to better our services and keep our clients’ needs at the core of their decision-making
  • Self-aware, appropriately confident, strong under pressure, resilient

 

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners.

Aemilia Lovatt

Principal Consultant

D:        +44 207 518 2690

M:       +447793 266959

aemilia.lovatt@berwickpartners.co.uk

 

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