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Hospital Director | Private Surgical Hospital

Hospital Director – Private Surgical Hospital
Up to £120k + Bonus + Company Benefits

Compass Associates are representing an established healthcare provider, in their search for a Hospital Director to provide strategic direction and leadership for their hospital in Reading. This service provides inpatients, outpatient care, diagnostics, imaging, physiotherapy and surgery to both NHS and private patients. This hospital has been awarded a “good” rating from the CQC and are passionate about providing exceptional levels of patient care and quality in their state-of-the-art facilities.

As Hospital Director you will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to the Hospital and strong management to the senior leadership team. You will aim to develop new service ideas, business cases, income streams to promote growth and maximise the company's potential in a competitive market.

You will be responsible for ensuring the hospital is meeting all statutory obligations and CQC compliance with an emphasis on providing high quality patient care. With a supportive and inspiring approach, you will lead the team to promote a positive working environment, in-line with the hospital's values and expectations. Additional duties include marketing strategy, reviewing operational performance and promoting consultant engagement.

The Candidate

My client is seeking a Hospital Director/ Director of Operations with strong integrity and resilience, commercial nous, leadership and operational experience. You will have an open and honest approach and pro-active personality. You will be expected to provide strategic direction and leadership to the hospital to maximise the operational and financial performance, with an aim to further develop the service. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced senior manager to work for an established organisation.

Due to the nature of this role it is essential that all interested candidates have experience in the healthcare market, they will consider candidates from the NHS or independent sector. This is a full-time position, although hours will usually fall between Monday- Friday, some flexibility is needed for the demands of the company. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced senior manager with a passion for providing excellent standards of patient care. You must have excellent communication and written skills, with recent management experience in an acute healthcare setting.


You will have a minimum 5 years' experience at management level within a private/independent healthcare organisation. Experience building relationships with consultants and key stakeholders is essential.

– Knowledge and understanding of the wider healthcare industry
– Change management within healthcare/ commercial environment
– Proven delivery with EBITDA growth margins
– Leadership, team management and strategic planning experience
– Experience dealing with CQC compliance and preparation for inspection
-Operational management experience
-Budget management experience
-Commercial acumen

Contact Details

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Katie Jones directly on 02393 877 353. Alternatively email an updated CV to [email protected]


Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 worth of John Lewis Vouchers for each successful recommendation.


Katie Jones (MREC CertRP)

Divisional Manager – Senior Appointments (South)

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