Director of Education and Organisational Development

A welcome message from Dr Neil Pease, Chief People Officer

Dear Candidate

Thank you for your interest in Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) and this exciting and career defining opportunity to join our leadership team as our new Director of Education and Organisational Development (OD).

The NHS is facing one of the most turbulent times in its history with the cost of living crisis, workforce challenges and an ever increasing demand on services set against a backdrop of significant societal and technological change. As a key member of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System, we are working with partners to integrate services and harness the talents of all of our workforce as well as our wider communities. The role of Director of Education and Organisational Development is a newly created leadership position which has never been more critical in preparing and supporting our people for the future.

We are a Trust with a high profile locally, regionally and nationally. We have been open about significant cultural and performance issues that we have recently faced and it is essential that we continue to rebuild trust and confidence with our staff, volunteers, populations and partners. Our Chief Executive, Anthony May has, in consultation with our stakeholders, developed a ‘People First’ approach to framing our strategic priorities. We have committed to providing positive and engaging leadership to our teams; ensuring they are enabled to deliver the needs of our diverse patients and staff. We are proud of our workforce and the services we provide to the people in Nottingham, its surrounding communities and the wider East Midlands – we need to ensure the quality and safety of these services is consistent for all.

As the Director of Education and Organisational Development, you will unify the wealth of cultural, leadership and education activities from across the Trust to create a platform from which we can achieve cultural change across our diverse, talented, multi-professional workforce. We recognise that high quality, safe care is born from the way we support, develop and grow our workforce. You will create the strategic plan for this; ensuring that equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart. Leading and building confidence in our workforce you will be established in operating at a senior level with a successful track record of bringing together culture change, leadership development and education.

We are excited about the impact this crucial role will have and we hope you are too. If you are passionate about developing organisational culture and inspiring compassionate leadership and bring experience as a leader in complex organisations and systems, then we would love to hear from you and for you to join us on our journey.

I look forward to meeting you during the process.

Best wishes

Dr Neil Pease, Chief People Officer

If you believe you’ve got what it takes to make a difference for our people and the communities we serve, we’d love to hear from you. We encourage you to explore this microsite and contact our recruitment partners at GatenbySanderson Helen Barkham, Emily Smith or Emma Pickup at GatenbySanderson on 07921 308766  in the first instance to discuss your interest.