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Executive Liaison Officer

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 pa
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The ELO will be the senior co-coordinator of the portfolios overseen by the Lead CEO for the Shaping our Future Sustainability and Transformation (STP) programme within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (CIOS) who is also RCHT Chief Executive. They will run the CEO’s office and ensure that all aspects of administration related to the work of the CEO are discharged to the highest standard.

As well as being dynamic, adaptive and responsive to the requirements of the CEO, the ELO will be expected to work proactively and to pre-empt the needs of the CEO, identifying and managing urgent and contentious issues that require the attention of the CEO’s office.

The ELO must be able to exercise professional judgment in the timely provision of accurate advice, briefs, reports, presentations and correspondence to the CEO and must also be able to prepare such documentation on the CEO’s behalf to a suitable standard.

The ELO will demonstrate political nous and possess the ability to grasp highly complex and sensitive issues within the local health and social care domain.

In summary, they will strengthen the profile and effectiveness of the CEO’s Office by:

• Enhancing the business efficiency, quality and flexibility of its operations.
• Co-coordinating the activities of the established Executive Teams across each of the CEO’s portfolios.
• Developing, managing and motivating the CEO’s Office personal assistant team.
• Providing project/change management support for new initiatives.
• Controlling office budgets and expenditure, managing health & safety, and implementing equalities and diversity processes.
• Providing a key point of contact for external organisations as appropriate.

Disability confident employer

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Thomas Lafferty 01872 256343