Carol Shillabeer explains how the next executive director of nursing and midwifery will shape the successful development of sustainable quality services in Powys

Why this job? 

This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual who has experience of operating at board level, with a proven track record of successfully delivering a professional and operational portfolio. The director of nursing and midwifery will display natural leadership, drive and determination and will shape the successful development and design of sustainable quality services in a unique, rural healthcare setting.

This is a key statutory post with responsibility for high-level clinical leadership, management, direction and professional advice to the board.

Why this organisation? 

Powys Teaching Health Board is an organisation with a broad and expansive portfolio. We boast a successful financial status, a 10-year Health and Social Care strategy and staff survey results that indicate one of the highest staff engagement levels of all health organisations. 

As if this wasn’t enough, you will be based in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK, stretching from the Brecon Beacons to the foothills of Snowdonia, from the Marches to the Cambrian Mountains. 

How will the role advance your career?

The successful candidate will report directly to the chief executive and will have the opportunity for their skills to flourish whilst learning from a range of other experienced directors who are encouraged to share skills and knowledge on a daily basis. As well as having responsibility for the professional leadership of nursing and midwifery, this role also provides the opportunity to influence national policy and strategy on a broader scale.

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