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Executive Nurse Director

Executive Nurse Director

Executive Manager Grade E

Salary: £85,966 to £112,401 per annum (pro rata part time)

Full Time Permanent

Location: Stirling

NHS Forth Valley is one of 14 regional health boards in Scotland and serves a population of nearly 310,000 in a diverse geographical area which covers the heart of Scotland and covers three council areas, Clackmannanshire, Stirling and Falkirk. We provide a range of primary, community based and acute hospital services and have strong strategic partnerships with our two Integration Joint Boards, three Local Authorities and our local University and College Boards.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an engaging and inspiring executive leader to join NHS Forth Valley. We are seeking to appoint an Executive Nurse Director who can embrace change, challenge existing ways of thinking and bring a genuine desire to continuously improve person-centred care and practice. The successful candidate will bring experience of developing and implementing strategy, leading transformation, and change, demonstrating excellent people management skills and an ability to work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. This role requires a clinically credible practitioner with extensive Nursing/ Midwifery experience who has extensive experience at senior or executive management level and who role models compassionate, collaborative leadership with a strong commitment to supporting and developing others.

The Executive Nurse Director is an Executive Director of the Health Board and will provide advice, guidance and assurance relating to Nursing and Midwifery clinical and professional practice to the Board’s Chair, Chief Executive, Directors, Non-Executive Board Members. The Executive Nurse Director is accountable to the Chief Executive and will deliver a portfolio aligned to the strategic and professional leadership of our Nursing and Midwifery workforce.

Candidates must hold current registration as a Nurse / Midwife with the NMC and be educated to master’s degree level with evidence of postgraduate study (or equivalent) with demonstrable senior / Board level management experience within a complex healthcare system.

If you believe that you have the relevant skills, experience, and values we are seeking, we look forward to receiving your application.

NHS Forth Valley encourage applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

More information on the organisation and opportunity can be found within the Recruitment Pack below:

Applications consist of supplying a completed Application Form which can be downloaded below:

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 29th April 2022 at Midday.

Completed application forms should be returned via email to – if you have any issues please contact Kelsey Bettoli at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.

For a confidential discussion about the opportunity, please contact Catriona Mackie at Aspen on 0141 212 7555.

Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Forth Valley.