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Medical Director Vacancy

Livewell Southwest is looking for an experienced medical professional to join their team as our next Medical Director. Reporting to our Chief Executive you will work as part of our Board providing strong clinical leadership across our team and the wider healthcare system in the Southwest. This is a highly influential role with autonomy to innovate and transform the way we deliver services truly making a difference to our staff, partners and community. Our successful candidate will be outward-looking, understand our responsibility to the bigger picture and able to articulate this across our teams and stakeholders. Leading strategically and in a system focused way on workforce plans, medical staffing, our continuous improvement programme, inclusion and diversity programme, research and development and most importantly the development, appraisal, revalidation and retention of our people.

To download the candidate pack, click here.

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Director of Finance Vacancy

Livewell Southwest is looking for a Director of Finance who is commercially astute, an inspiring leader with a proven ability to deliver our short, medium, and long term financial strategy. We are looking for an experienced and qualified professional with a recent track record of financial, economic, commercial, and business development expertise. This is a highly influential role, presenting the opportunity to sustain and innovate the future of integrated health and social care across the western locality, making a positive difference for people using our service, our staff, partners and community. Our successful Director of Finance will ideally come with health and social care, NHS or public sector experience and will complement our Board with senior management credibility, system knowledge and genuinely hold people at the heart of what they do to deliver a high quality, viable and sustainable service.

To download the candidate pack, click here.

How to apply for either of these roles …
1) Provide a copy of your current CV.
2) Provide a covering letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria for the role.
3) Ensure applications are received by Monday 27 July 2020, by 5pm.
4) Email your CV and covering letter to [email protected]
5) Consider availability for 18 August 2020 for interviews and assessment. Interviews and assessments will follow social distancing guidelines and Livewell policies and parts of the process may be held online.

For an informal discussion about the role, contact Jane Yeates, Recruiting Consultant, [email protected] or 07958 708747.

Livewell Southwest is one of the largest independent social enterprises in England. We work as part of the NHS family in a similar way to GPs, dentists and pharmacies. Our 3,000-strong workforce delivers health and social care to people in Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon, as well as some specialist services to people living in parts of Cornwall and Devon.

Caring for an aging population with increasingly complex health and social care needs requires an extraordinary and diverse workforce that represents the communities we serve. We value our staff and want every employee to meet their full potential, which is why we offer a range of development opportunities – from apprenticeships to clinical training.

Livewell Southwest champions a positive work-life balance and offers multiple flexible working options. Using Health Roster’s Employee Online system, which can be accessed from home, staff can book onto bank shifts, view rosters and submit expense claims – click here to do so (note: you will need to be a member of Livewell Southwest staff and have a log-in to use this system.) We also have an extensive list of staff benefits and rewards, and our locations provide excellent schools, well-priced housing and fantastic family days out right on your doorstep.

Current vacancies at Livewell Southwest

Why work with us?


Livewell Southwest is an exciting, forward thinking organisation delivering a unique and growing range of services across Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon as well as some specialist services for those living in Devon and Cornwall, working as part of the NHS family in a similar way to GPs, Dentists and Pharmacies.

We are focused on continuing to innovate our services and to develop our workforce to meet the future needs of our communities, true to our purpose to support people to be safe, well and at home. Service innovation and workforce development are crucial to ensuring health and social care services can meet the needs of an aging population with increasingly complex needs.

As an organisation we value diversity and it is important to us that our workforce represents as closely as possible the diversity of the communities we serve.

Our locations offer an exciting work life balance, with excellent quality schooling and attractive, well-priced housing stock, with Dartmoor and glorious beaches on the doorstep and Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City, offering culture.

Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. Currently we offer the following development opportunities for staff:

  • A minimum of three days protected Continued Professional Development
  • Development pathways for unregistered and registered staff
  • Apprenticeships
  • Leadership programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Clinical training programmes
  • Access and funding for training including Care Certificate, Assistant Practitioners Course and Scholarship into Nurse training
  • Robust Preceptorship
  • An induction programme tailored to your needs

Rewards and Benefits


We offer a wide range of rewards and benefits for staff, from retail discounts, lease car scheme, childcare vouchers, school holiday childcare subsidies and multiple flexible working options. Existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme can continue their membership when they join the organisation. Alternatively, other pension options are available. To find out more about the rewards and benefits available to our staff please click here.

Relocation packages can be considered for the right candidate.

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