The successful incumbent will be an engaging, innovative and collaborative leader who inspires trust, seizing opportunities to drive change to deliver impactful outcomes for staff and supporting the provision of the highest levels of care for the community. The incumbent will have a proven ability to manage and build respectful working relationships across a diverse workforce and have previously demonstrated an ability to contribute to the risk management strategy for a safe and high quality, consumer focused service. Senior strategic leadership experience in a complex environment, leading significant change, building capability and workplace safety/wellbeing will be key to the success of this role. Relevant tertiary qualifications in Business or Human Resources or related field, combined with experience within a health-related or large service-based organisation will be essential.
Candidates will have a passion for music and the arts and the wide-ranging benefits the sector can generate and bring a strong track record of strategic leadership and good business acumen. They will be excited to engage externally and champion The Stables with local, regional and national stakeholders and partners. They will ideally bring an altruistic approach, independence of thought, excellent relationship-building and communication skills, and the energy and drive to support the development of the organisationâ€™s strategic vision for the future.
Candidates should bring experience of strategic leadership at board level and strong financial and business skills. They will be in tune with the Methodist Ethos and values and appreciate the responsibilities of trusteeship in a charity and ethos-driven organisation. An understanding of the challenges facing the independent education sector would also be beneficial. This role represents the opportunity to be a part of helping to lead one of the UKâ€™s 100 largest charities by turnover, having a positive impact on the life of its students across the Trust. The time commitment for the role will be approximately four to six days per month.
The University recognises the benefit of a diverse Council which represents our student body and the global community we serve. We would welcome applications from candidates from backgrounds which are currently underrepresented. Council members will provide advice, support and expertise to ensure that the Universityâ€™s activities and management are both effective and efficient, establishing constructive, supportive and appropriately challenging working relationships with senior staff across the institution. A passion for, a personal interest in and a commitment to higher education is critical as is a commitment to the values, aims and objectives of the University. Council meets six times per year and although these positions are not remunerated reasonable expenses will be paid.
Enthusiastic and open, you will understand the profound impact of compassionate leadership in a values-based and employee-owned organisation with the genuine ability to create an environment and lead a culture where everyone feels included, valued, and empowered. Politically astute and an influential networker, you will be able to manoeuvre through complex situations and business relationships effectively, ensuring stakeholders are engaged in support of BrisDocâ€™s aspirations. We are open to candidates with a wide range of backgrounds with experience of operating in highly complex, customer-facing roles, but a demonstrable interest in delivering high quality healthcare is key.
The successful candidate will be an experienced, dynamic and collaborative leader, who can drive forward the Trustâ€™s Strategic Plan and develop the schools in ways that will bring increased consistency and effectiveness across the organisation. They will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, as well as sound judgement and resilience. They will be aligned with the Trustâ€™s vision and values and passionate about improving the life chances of children and young people through education and experiences. TPAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Staff must work in accordance with the South West Child Protection procedures and Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and understand their role within that Policy.