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General Manager

Job Description

General Manager

LycaHealth KIMS Hospital

Location: Orpington Medical Centre, Kent

Salary: £competitive

Contract: Permanent

This is a unique opportunity to lead the development of a state-of-the-art medical centre and leading diagnostics unit as part of LycaHealth and KIMS Hospital and be part of a growing healthcare brand.

KIMS Hospital is the largest independent hospital in Kent and we are proud to play a critical role in supporting the local community, both as a provider of outstanding healthcare and as a local employer, with over 500 employees. Patients are at the heart of everything we do and providing safe, outstanding, quality health care is our priority. Investment from our partner organisation LycaHealth brings a fantastic opportunity to expand our healthcare provision across Kent, meeting the needs of local people.

LycaHealth’s mission is to combine expert knowledge with technological innovation, in order to deliver an exceptional and highly personal experience to all our clients. Our investment in KIMS hospital is a step towards us achieving our long-term goal to provide a complete pathway from diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare for those patients that require it. Together our shared vision brings more patient choice and faster access to first-class health services locally.

KIMS Hospital and LycaHealth operate over four main sites – KIMS Hospital in Maidstone, Sevenoaks Medical Centre - part of KIMS Hospital, LycaHealth Canary Wharf and LycaHealth Orpington Clinic. KIMS Hospital and Sevenoaks Medical Centre provide a variety of private and NHS services. We have an overall CQC rating of ‘Good’, are AfPP accredited and are the first hospital in Kent to offer Mako Smart Robotics for joint surgery. The Orpington Medical Centre provides a range of NHS and private patient services. Our Outpatient Diagnostic Endoscopy service is JAG accredited – meeting the gold standard for quality.

Our new General Manager will provide stability, strategic leadership and direction within the Orpington Centre and as part of our sister sites – ensuring success across the group. They will role model our people focused values – for patients and staff – ensuring high levels of patient satisfaction.

As a suitable candidate you will be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen and ability to lead us on a journey of physical and fiscal growth, whilst continuing to deliver high quality, innovative services. As the Registered Manager for the service, you will be responsible for patient safety and standards of care.

For more information, or an exploratory and confidential conversation about the post, please contact our recruitment partners Finegreen at

LycaHealth and KIMS Hospital are committed to building a diverse and inclusive working environment. We strive to create a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Recruitment Timetable:

Applications close: Sunday 21 April 2024

Pre-Shortlisting Interviews: w/c 29 April 2024

Final interviews and assessments: w/c 20 May 2024