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Hospital Director - Mental Health

Job Type:
Mental Health, Hospital
Senior Manager / Director
South East
East Sussex
£80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £80000 per annum
Job Ref:

Hospital Director - RGN, RMN, RNLD - Mental Health Hospital - East Sussex - £80,000 per annum

We are looking for an experienced nurse-qualified Hospital Director (RGN, RMN or RNLD), to oversee a large service near Eastbourne that caters to men and women with mental health and challenging behaviour requirements.

The hospital is in "Good" CQC standing and has a stable, supportive team in place. The successful candidate must have a clinical background and have experience within mental health; additional familiarity with learning difficulties and Autism would be beneficial.

In return for your hard work and commitment, our client is offering the successful Hospital Director a generous starting salary, bonus scheme and benefits package

Benefits of the Hospital Director post include:

* Generous starting salary of £80,000 per annum
* Performance-related pay
* 5 weeks + bank holidays
* Free parking
* Gym, restaurant and cinema discounts
* Company pension scheme
* Medical plan
* Child care vouchers
* Opportunities for advancement and career progression

Responsibilities of the Hospital Director include:

* Overseeing all aspects of the service, including Clinical Governance & Safeguarding, CQC inspections and Quality Monitoring systems
* Managing all recruitment, onboarding and training for all staff, including in-house training
* Managing that individual care plans are formulated, implemented, reviewed and audited on a regular basis
* Ensuring all patients participate in meaningful activities as per their agreed care plan and identified needs and in consideration of their choices
* Supervising the heads of department within the MDT
* Taking responsibility for the control of designated budgets, in consultation with the senior leadership team and senior management team
* Meeting or exceeding the financial targets set by the organisation
* Attaining and maintaining full bed occupancy, through appropriate marketing and referral processing
* Establishing and maintaining meaningful relationships with patients/residents, their relatives/advocates, colleagues and members of the community at large

Requirements for the Hospital Director role:

* MUST have experience as a Hospital Director
* MUST have worked in mental health
* MUST be nurse-qualified with active NMC Pin (RGN, RMN, RNLD)
* Driver's license and right to work in the UK

For more information please email


Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6213
Contact: Sydney Sullivan

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