NHS Finance Director Recruitment

NHS Finance Director recruitment

Are your looking for an FD or CFO from the NHS sector? Or a Finance Director that has previously worked within the NHS? Then you have come to the right place, here at FD Capital Recruitment we have a large database of candidates all with NHS sector expertise.

Having previous experience within the NHS is essential for an FD to be able to make the biggest impact.

NHS Finance Director recruitment

The National Health Service is the umbrella term for the publicly funded healthcare systems of the United Kingdom (UK). Since 1948, they have been funded out of general taxation. There are three systems which are referred to using the “NHS” name (the NHS in England, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales). Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland was created separately and is often locally referred to as “the NHS”. The four systems (representing each national region) were established in 1948 as part of major social reforms following the Second World War.

The founding principles were that services should be comprehensive, universal and free at the point of delivery—a health service based on clinical need, not ability to pay. Each service provides a comprehensive range of health services, free at the point of use for people ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom apart from dental treatment and optical care In England, NHS patients have to pay prescription charges; some, such as those aged over 60 and certain state benefit recipients, are exempt.  All NHS hospitals are managed by acute, mental health, specialist or community trusts and as of October 2019 there were 223 trusts.

Taken together, the four National Health Services in 2015–2016 employed around 1.6 million people with a combined budget of £136.7 billion. In 2014, the total health sector workforce across the United Kingdom was 2,165,043. This broke down into 1,789,586 in England, 198,368 in Scotland, 110,292 in Wales and 66,797 in Northern Ireland. In 2017, there were 691,000 nurses registered in the United Kingdom, down 1,783 from the previous year. However, this is the first time nursing numbers have fallen since 2008. Every 24 hours it sees one million patients, and with 1.7 million staff it is the fifth biggest employer in the world, as well as the largest non-military public organisation in the world.

When purchasing drugs, the four healthcare services have significant market power that, based on their own assessment of the fair value of the drugs, influences the global price, typically keeping prices lower.A small number of products are procured jointly by two or more UK healthcare services. Several other countries either copy the United Kingdom’s model or directly rely on Britain’s assessments for their own decisions on state-financed drug reimbursements.

Senior Roles within the NHS include membership of the National Health Service pension scheme which remains a finally salary scheme with very attractive benefits. The typical NHS Finance Director salary is £120,026 per year. Finance Director salaries at NHS can range from £81,718 – £187,882 per year.

This estimate is based upon 6 National Health Service Finance Director salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. A Finance Director at the National Health Service can expect to make an average total pay of £120,026 per year.

An FD role in the National Health Service means you are working for an organisation that has international recognition and makes a real difference to the lives of everyone in the UK.

About FD Capital Recruitment – your Finance Director and CFO specialists.

Formed in 2018 FD Capital Recruitment was founded with the objective of becoming a leading provider of Finance Directors and CFO’s

We offer three solutions :-

Part-Time FD’s and CFO’s our idea being to bring the skills and experience that finance directors have gained in larger corporates and plc’s and make them available to SME’s on fractional time basis.

Interim FD’s and CFO’s available for short term assignments

Full Time FD’s and CFO’s – we’ll find the perfect senior financial professional for your business and its requirements.

We have grown and grown and had our busiest year so far in 2020 with some of our team working six days per week.  Many of our team and most of our candidates are ICAEW qualified.  See more of the areas covered by FD capital here.   We have connections in the Aerospace industry

Our main offices are based in Great Portland Street, London.


Our Culture

We pride ourselves on always being friendly and professional, plus our approach reflects that we are team made up of FD’s and professional recruiters, so you can be sure of talking with someone who knows first hand what your issues and situation is likely to be. Many of our team have been entrepreneurs themselves so can really relate to our owner manager client base. See our sectors page to find more of our specialist Finance Directors.

Because we are so experienced we always find the best candidates.

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