Apr 032017

2 Non-executive Directors, Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

We are recruiting two non-executive directors for Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.


Essential criteria

You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services.

Post one:

  • Clinical and patient safety expertise gained from medical, nursing, allied disciplines or social care experience at a senior level in an academic, research, regulatory or clinically focused role. As a key member of the Board you will sit on their Quality and Safety Committee.

Post two:

We are also looking for candidates who have gained recent senior experience, at Board or equivalent level, within a large complex organisation in one or more of the following areas:

  • Change management, transformation and business development, especially in a Healthcare setting
  • Corporate experience, with an understanding of high level governance
  • Experience of the implementation of Healthcare strategy at Board level
  • Finance and accounting
  • A legal background

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best boards are those that reflect the communities they serve.

We particularly welcome applications from women, people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people who we know are under-represented in chair and non-executive roles.

Board level behaviours

The NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model describes nine behaviours, which together contribute towards strong and effective NHS leaders. If you are invited to interview, you will also need to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role. These can be found in the information pack (pp6-7).

Information pack PDF, 367.1 KB

This is a comprehensive information pack for candidates, which explains the requirements to undertake the role, as well as details of how to apply and information about the trust.

Monitoring form DOC, 111.0 KB

We like to monitor information to establish who applies for our roles and to ensure no group is treated unfairly. Your answers will be treated confidentially and will not be shared with the selection panel unless explicitly stated.

Application process

Closing date for applications: 25 April 2017 at 11am*
Interview date: 10 May 2017
Proposed start date: TBC

* Please forward your completed application to public.appointments@nhs.net

This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Find out more

The Trust - for an informal and confidential discussion with Richard Fraser the Chair of the trust, please contact Brigette Barton Siddiqui on 01704 704783

NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Miriam Walker on 0300 123 2059 or by emailing miriam.walker@nhs.net

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