Nov 222017

Non-Executive Director - Transformation - Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Employer: Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Sector: Health
Location: Birmingham
Salary: 3 - 4 days per month on average - £14,000 per annum
Closing Date: 30/11/2017
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Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust brings together Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital under one united NHS Foundation Trust – the first of its kind in the UK. With an Outstanding rating from our regulator and commended for our high performing Board and executive team, the Trust needs Board members of the highest calibre to support our development as a national leader in the delivery of services to children, young people and women.

Every member of our team is equally important and this is an exciting time to join the Board with a new Chair, Sir Bruce Keogh joining us next year and with a vision to be a world class organisation. We have the momentum to make real and lasting change; reshaping services to meet the needs of our local community and beyond.

At this exciting time, we are seeking three experienced leaders to join and complement our Board as Non-Executive Directors. You will bring sound judgement, a collaborative style and the ability to contribute to a strategic and world class board operating at the highest level. We are a values led organisation, committed to continually improving the care we provide for patients and their families. We are particularly keen to hear from those who bring an understanding and connection to the diverse communities that we serve.

The roles

  • For one of the roles we are seeking an individual with broad networks and a track record of leading complex organisations through transformational change.
  • For the second we are seeking a clinical leader who is passionate about quality and can support the development of our world class services.
  • And for the third position we are seeking a strong finance professional with broad leadership experience who will chair either our Auditor Finance Committee. .

These will be rewarding roles offering the opportunity to support the development of a new and world-class organisation providing the very best of family-centric care for Birmingham and beyond.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

To view the job description and person specification, please click here, scroll to the bottom of the page, tick to agree to the privacy policy, then click 'Continue to full details'.

Recruitment timetable

  • Timetable of the recruitment process: Closing date Thu 30th Nov
  • Preliminary interviews: wc 11th December 2017
  • Final Panel: Beginning of January 2018 date TBC

Associated Documents

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

Contact details

Contact: Emma Pickup
Telephone: 0113 205 6289
Contact: Helene Usherwood
Telephone: 0121 644 5717
Contact: Jude Watters
Telephone: 07594 250060

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