Associate Director of OD, Leadership and Learning

The role

As the Associate Director of People: Organisational Development, Learning and Leadership you will play a key leadership role directing the full range of our OD, Leadership and Learning teams and lead on several Trust wide priority OD programmes. These include a priority organisational development initiative: the Immediate Manager Programme, based on the belief that the development of great managers with a set of universal attributes has the potential to create a high performing workforce.

We are seeking an innovative and inspirational People leader to drive our ambitious vision and aims across our OD and leadership agenda. You will be an individual who champions our values and behaviours with a passion to further develop our compassionate and inclusive culture

Healthcare assistant


Band 8D: £85,289 to £97,484 (including HCAS)


St Mary’s but able to work across all sites/and or remotely

Responsible to:

Director of Organisational Development and wellbeing

Accountable to:

Director of Organisational Development and wellbeing

“I’ve been involved with several healthcare projects at the Trust and had the privilege of being part of a programme to employ local health and care students as surge care assistants, which helped them gain practical experience and support the Covid-19 pandemic response.”

Young woman on work experience

The successful candidate will lead and communicate the vision of the People Agenda and provide clear leadership and direction throughout the OD programmes. You will be accustomed to working with executive teams and be able to clearly engage with internal and external stakeholders and service providers and business partners and will become a key member of our senior leadership team in People and OD.

In return, you could play a critical role as part of an upward journey to developing an outstanding calibre of people managers whilst embedding ICHT’s values and behaviours.

If you would like a further discussion on the role, in the first instance please contact our executive search partner David Godfrey at Hunter Healthcare on 07394 561 597 or [email protected].