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Hospital Director

HCA UK at The Wilmslow Hospital – Wilmslow, Cheshire
Full time
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Hospital Director

The Wilmslow Hospital, Cheshire

Highly competitive salary + Benefits (pension, private health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Hospital Director to join the team at The Wilmslow Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK.  We are located in the heart of Cheshire and are currently rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). To build on our success, we are about to embark on an expansion programme and as such are looking for an experienced healthcare leader to take us forward. We are extremely proud of the care our staff provide, evidenced by user feedback and patient satisfaction rates, our patients are at the heart of everything we do. Therefore, we are looking for somebody who is passionate about quality and patient experience but who also cares about their team. In pursuit of excellence, you will be personable and a great communicator, whilst holding yourself and others to the highest standards. 

As Hospital Director you will be responsible for the planning, organising and directing of the overall facility operational services. You will maintain oversight of financial viability, ensuring the facility meets its statutory and service obligations for the delivery of high-quality care.  Reporting to the CEO, you will work closely with Executive colleagues and Consultant Partners to implement business strategy and operational plans. 

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others. 

What you’ll bring:

  • Educated to DMS, Degree level or equivalent is essential

  • MBA or similar is desirable

  • Significant operational management experience within healthcare

  • Excellent leadership and strategic planning skills

  • Financial acumen with a track record of effective budget management. A sound understanding of Health & Safety and statutory undertakings as related to Healthcare

  • Demonstrated commitment to patient-centered care and continuous improvement.

  • Project management experience is desirable

  • Knowledge and understanding of effective marketing


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Hospital Director, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals

  • Enhanced private pension contribution which increases with length of service

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme

  • Group Life Assurance from day one

  • Critical illness cover

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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