Finance Director

NHS Western Isles
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Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF Finance Director EXECUTIVE & SENIOR MANAGEMENT GRADE C £59,004 - £80,415 Distant Islands Allowance £975 The Western Isles (also known as the Outer Hebrides) offers a unique way of life, known for peace and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of city living and traffic jams. With a rich Island history, welcoming locals, a carefully preserved Gaelic culture and a wealth of beautiful beaches and sporting opportunities, the Western Isles has much to offer. The Western Isles consists of Lewis, Harris, the Uists and Barra with a population of approximately 27,000 people off the North West Coast of Scotland. Ranging from Barra in the South to the Isle of Lewis 130 miles to the North. NHS Western Isles works in partnership with voluntary bodies and the Local Authority to improve health and wellbeing in the Western Isles and provide a healthy lifestyle through delivery of integrated efficient and effective service delivery. Around 1000 people are employed by NHS Western Isles and its annual budget is circa £84m. As Director of Finance you will be responsible for all aspects of financial management and corporate governance as well as having a broader remit as a Board Director of the organisation. This will include taking a key role in service redesign/efficiency/modernisation and integration programmes. You should be formally qualified as an accountant and have at least 10 years senior management experience, including Board level exposure, in the public sector, ideally within the NHS. On a personal level you should be a well established senior manager capable of effective and innovative leadership particularly during a period of significant change. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. For further information please visit: http://www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk and/or https://www.facebook.com/NHSWesternIsles http://www.explore-western-isles.com and http://www.visitouterhebrides.co.uk Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762027 or 762005 Informal enquiries are welcome, and applicants should contact Gordon Jamieson, Chief Executive on 01851 708063. Closing date: 21st Oct 2016 Job Ref: WI1750

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