Executive Director of Nursing and Patient Experience

Chief Nurse

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Deadline for applications: Monday 20 August 2018, noon

Assessment interviews: Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 August 2018

Final interviews: Wednesday 5 September 2018

Further information 

Join our team

"This is an exciting time to lead Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as we seek to embed our values in everything we do, in partnership with people who have lived experience of using mental health services, carers, clinical and support staff, and our partners across the health and care system."

Sam Allen
Chief Executive

Our values

People first

People are at the heart of everything we do


Future focused

We are optimistic, we learn and always try to improve


Embracing change

We are bold, innovative and disciplined about making use of our resources to continuously improve


Working together

We provide services in partnership with patients, families and others


Everyone counts

We value, appreciate and respect each other


Read Our Values and Behaviours

Our vision

Our 2020 Vision describes what we will do over the next five years to improve patient care. Our vision is to provide 'outstanding care and treatment you can be confident in'.


Read Our 2020 Vision


Our strategic goals

Safe, effective, quality patient care

Becoming the safest NHS mental health service in England


Local, joined up patient care

Consistently excellent services


Research, innovation and learning

Putting good ideas into practice


Provider, employer and partner of choice

Improving staff and patient experience


Living within our means

Clinically and financially sustainable

Further information


Monday 20 August 2018, noon


How to apply

All applications must include:

  • A full curriculum vitae/resume (CV)
  • Quoting reference: ARNY-684402
  • A covering letter highlighting the aspects of the job description and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust that particularly attract you to the post (word document)
  • A certified photocopy of your passport (photo page) - There is a requirement for all search and recruitment organisations to verify the identity of individuals, to confirm their right to work in the UK. This is a legal requirement placed on us which we have no option but to comply with.
  • Contact details for three referees, these will not be contacted without your permission. (References should validate a minimum period of three years employment)
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (online)
  • Please send by email to: kat.kamsika@harveynash.com

Given the significant public profile and responsibility members of NHS boards hold, it is vital that those appointed inspire confidence of the public, patients and NHS staff at all times. New regulations now require the Trust to make a number of specific background checks to ensure that those we appoint are “fit and proper" people to hold these important roles.


Where to send your application

Completed applications should be sent to kat.kamsika@harveynash.com


Interview date

Assessment interviews will be held on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 August 2018


Final interviews will take place on Wednesday 5 September 2018

For a confidential conversation about the role

Contact Johnny Townson, Head of Healthcare Research, on 020 7333 1429.

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