Recruitment advert – Central Health Service

Recruitment advert – Central Health Service

February 20, 2017

Recruitment advert – Central Health Service

Do you have the vision, drive, experience and skills to lead a
Brand-new health and care provider company?

Seeking a new challenge to complement your current role?

Want to make a difference to Health and Care in the West Midlands?

Central Health Service Ltd (CHSL) will seek opportunities for community pharmacy contractors by tendering for and delivering commissioned services directly or in partnership with other providers in the West Midlands Region.

On behalf of CHSL, the West Midlands LPCs Scrutiny & Oversight Committee (SOC) are seeking applications for FIVE Directors:

  • will represent member contractors, ie those contractors who have applied for and been accepted as members of CHSL. These must be individuals who are member contractors, their directors or employees.
  • will represent LPCs – these need not necessarily be LPC members or officers, however they will represent the relevant LPCs on the Board of CHSL and will be responsible for effective engagement between the LPCs and CHSL, via the SOC

This challenging role will require a commitment of be for TWO days per month over the first three months, then probably for two half-day sessions per month; some flexibility will be required depending on workload. The director appointments are initially for a fixed-term period from 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2018. Administrative support will be provided.

The successful candidates will have:

  • At least three years’ recent experience in a senior managerial role within a relevant community pharmacy contractor company or within relevant public sector or healthcare environment
  • Senior role experience in at least ONE of the following:
    • Commissioning, Tendering, Business cases
    • Finance
    • Human resources/Training & Development
    • Operations
    • Sales/Marketing
    • IT & Communications
    • Project implementation in a multi-site environment

Responsibilities within the Board will be divided between the five directors according to their respective knowledge, skills and experience. They will also possess the drive, vision and commitment to ensuring community pharmacy services continue to be at the heart of health and care provision across the footprint of CHSL, and that the delivery of services produces a return on investment for its members.

To download a Job Description and Person Specification, please click the relevant link below:
Job Description – LPC Director
Job Description – Member Director
Person Specification

Applications with curriculum vitae should be made via email to Peter Prokopa as soon as possible as the recruitment process will close when a suitable number of applications have been received; this will be NO LATER than Thursday 9th March 2017.

Interviews will take place during week commencing 20th March 2017 – candidates will be required to make a short presentation at the interview.

Kind regards


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