Chief Nursing Officer – Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Chief Nursing Officer – Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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Chief Nursing Officer

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July 31, 2024





We have an extremely exciting opportunity to join our Trust as Chief Nursing Officer. We are seeking a Chief Nursing Officer with the right values, commitment and energy to deliver our clinical strategy and ensure we deliver high-quality, safe and sustainable services to the communities we serve. This is a fantastic time to join us in our journey as we near completion of two key developments that will benefit our patients in North West Surrey and beyond.

The Chief Nursing Officer post is a key member of our Trust Board, providing clinical and strategic leadership in the development of Nursing, Midwifery and AHP standards.  We are proud to be regarded as ‘Good’ by the CQC and our Chief Nursing Officer will ensure that we deliver excellence in patient care so that all patients, their relatives and carers have a positive experience when accessing and receiving services at our Trust. Our vision is to provide outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and the team, and our future Chief Nursing Officer will ensure this is at the forefront of all strategic development and improvement.

As a member of our Board, the Chief Nursing Officer will work closely with the Chief Medical Officer to provide strong, visible and professional leadership and ensure that patient safety and the delivery of high-quality care remain central to our strategic direction and decision-making.  Our Chief Nursing Officer will celebrate and embrace the richness of our diverse workforce and act as our patient champion, supporting us to develop and implement our ‘Together We Care Strategy’.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join our Trust as Chief Nursing Officer and we are looking to speak with passionate, inclusive and enthusiastic leaders who have the required knowledge, skills and experience to support us achieve our vision. We’re interested in applications from driven and engaging nursing leaders, who can evidence significant achievements in leading Nursing, Midwifery and AHP standards. You will be committed to improving and influencing culture and be able to evidence an excellent track record of improving patient experience, developing workforces and leading initiatives that impact the quality and safety agenda.

This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining our Trust and if you believe you have demonstrable experience that can support the delivery of our strategic objectives, then we would welcome the chance to speak with you.

Our Trust recognises the importance of promoting equality and eliminating discrimination in all aspects of our operations, from recruitment and employment practices to patient care and service delivery. We are dedicated to upholding the principles of fairness, justice, and equity, ensuring that every member of our diverse community receives the highest standard of care and support. We especially welcome applications from women. global majority candidates, or those with lived experience of a disability, to strengthen the diversity of our Board so that it is representative of our team and the local population we serve.

For further information on this role and how to apply, please contact our search partners at Hunter Healthcare via Finn McNulty, Head of Executive Search, on 07966 006091 or

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July 31, 2024

Application Deadline

August 21, 2024


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