/ Interim Management

Hunter Healthcare's interim practice is split into three divisions:


/ Providers & commissioning

In the provision of interim executives, we are passionate about operating an exclusive network of the best people, supported by a robust selection and due-diligence process.

Our approach is unique: rather than holding a database of 'all-comers' we hand-pick our own stable of interim executives. Being niched in healthcare we are able to invest the time to be proactive in building networks of proven management talent. All individuals represented by Hunter have been through a rigorous process of due diligence, confirming each individual's strengths, weaknesses and past performance.

For these reasons Hunter's interim management business has grown organically into the market leader in executive interim appointments across the NHS. Our success has come as a result of our stringent focus on candidate quality, due diligence and our desire to develop lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

In summary, to us quality of candidates always beats volume of candidates. It sounds simple, but in a market saturated with transactional, database-driven recruitment firms, our type of service is a scarce commodity.

OUR INTERIM PRACTICE 
has evolved into a niche provider of the following skillsets:
Interim programme directors
Interim corporate board directors
Interim transformation/turnaround directors
Interim performance improvement directors
Interim chief operating officers
Interim chief finance officers
Interim medical directors
Interim chief executives
Interim CIOs
Interim directors of commissioning/integrated commissioning Interim directors of contracting
Interim directors of strategy
Further to these, we operate down to senior management and across the breadth of NHS organisations, reaching into:
Project and programme management to entire PMOs
Service improvement and redesign
Finance, QIPP and CIP
Human resources and organisational development
IT and business intelligence
Procurement and contract management
Marketing and communications
Medical leadership
Operational management

Our consultation process

We have always been explicit with our clients about the need to invest time in taking a specification brief, enabling us to identify the right candidates. We work by the principle that we will aim to consult rather than react.

A summary of our process is:
/ Consultation with Hunter relationship manager
/ Brief understood, played back to client and timescales for delivery agreed
/ Shortlist of relevant and referenced candidates. We have a rule that our shortlists are a maximum of three candidates strong, to ensure we make the process easier for the client
/ Engagement agreed

Key Contacts

/ Technology & informatics

Hunter Healthcare's Technology and informatics practice specialises in providing interim management talent to NHS providers and commissioners

We understand the growing pressures on the NHS and how technological transformation through advanced data management and interoperability can enable some of the efficiencies that need to be achieved.  

The scale of the projects and the speed at which they need to be delivered often requires highly specialised resources available at very short notice. As such, the NHS requires a responsive recruitment partner that can deploy resources quickly. Hunter has built an enviable track record of doing just this.

Our Technology and informatics practice is a clear break from the incumbent transactional model of IT recruitment, where the crowded landscape sacrifices the level of service in favour of a "quick win" or short-term fix.  We have built an exceptional network of individuals with a proven track record of success as interim managers, and our focus on quality alongside candidate due diligence has been key to this.

We focus on improving the way interim technology and informatics specialists are connected with healthcare organisations. With quality of delivery and cost under ever-increasing scrutiny, we are passionate about ensuring our interims provide value for money.

Through prioritising the quality of our relationships with our own hand-picked network of interim specialists, rather than a database-driven model, we are focused on our goal: to be the leading resourcing provider of technology and informatics interims to the healthcare sector.

We are focused on the following core network of interim management talent:
Interim CIO
Interim director / head of Information
Interim director / head of IT
Interim programme managers (clinical systems, infrastructure, business intelligence)
Interim project managers (EDM, EPR, ESR, C&B, L&D, PACs, pathology, e-rostering, e-prescribing, data warehouse)
Consultancy

Key Contacts

/ Events

Keep up to date with all the latest events from Hunter Healthcare

NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition 2016

15th June 9.30am -
17th June 1pm

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Aspiring clinical directors

5thJuly (Birmingham),
27thJuly (London)

These events will include a speaker session hosted by Hunter Healthcare entitled
'How to get the Job'.

More Birmingham Info

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Aspiring medical directors

6th July (Birmingham),
28th July (London)

These events will include a speaker session hosted by Hunter Healthcare entitled

'How to get the Job'.

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Leaders in Healthcare 2016

31st October - 2nd November
Hosted by the FMLM in conjunction with the BMJ and NHS England

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"Hunter are by far the leading firm in executive resourcing in today's NHS. They seem to be the only firm that genuinely grasps what good looks like and install the right processes around candidate diligence and previous track record. I personally buy into their values of building long-lasting relationships, with the client and candidate being at the forefront of their priorities"
Jeremy Tozer,
Interim Chief Operating Officer,
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
"Hunter are refreshingly different in the NHS recruitment space. They are responsive to feedback, deliver to tight timescales and provide great-quality candidates, ensuring an overall outstanding customer experience"
Jayne Mee,
Director of People and Organisation Development, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
"As a client - Hunter have a clear focus on providing high-quality support to the NHS based on a thorough understanding of client specification in terms of technical skills, knowledge, experience and the personal qualities needed to ensure a real alignment with the receiving team and organisation

As an interim - Hunter pay care and attention in building a positive relationship. Always accurate on the client brief and responsive to my needs and preferences. Excellent ongoing support"
Janet Soo-Chung,
Former NHS Chief Executive and Interim Director of Strategy & Primary Care at NHS Nene CCG
"We have used Hunter Healthcare for the past four years and have been extremely impressed with their attitude and approach. It is refreshing to work with a growing company that has long-term relationships at heart. They really understand our requirements and they have supplied us with a significant number of high-calibre interims at all levels, getting the right candidate for our varied needs and being honest with us if they don’t have a natural fit is critical. They have always risen to the challenge. Integrity and honesty are important to our organisation and those values are reflected in the approach used by Hunter Healthcare. We have a great partnership; their senior team works hard at developing close working links with my colleagues and I look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Hunter Healthcare"
Isobel Clements,
Director of People, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
"We have used Hunter Healthcare for the past four years and have been extremely impressed with their attitude and approach. It is refreshing to work with a growing company that has long-term relationships at heart. They really understand our requirements and they have supplied us with a significant number of high-calibre interims at all levels, getting the right candidate for our varied needs and being honest with us if they don’t have a natural fit is critical. They have always risen to the challenge. Integrity and honesty are important to our organisation and those values are reflected in the approach used by Hunter Healthcare. We have a great partnership; their senior team works hard at developing close working links with my colleagues and I look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Hunter Healthcare"
Karen Partington
CEO, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust