Managers and directors in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of health care providers and purchasers at both district and unit levels.
Entrants require a degree or equivalent qualification, a professional qualification and/or relevant experience. Off- and on-the-job training is provided through management training schemes. The nature of schemes varies between regions and occupational areas.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £27,000 per annum and can progress up to £61,000 per annum.
There are currently 5,855 employed Health Services & Public Health Managers & Directors in the region.