Nov 142017

2 Non-executive Directors - Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

This is an exciting time at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals. We have a new chair and chief executive who have recently been awarded teaching hospital status for our work in furthering health sector innovation, improvement and are amongst the top performing hospital trusts in the country.

The role

We are seeking to appoint two non-executive directors to our Board of Directors who can make a positive difference to the lives of people in our communities.

Person specification

You will be required to bring personal commitment to the role, independence, impartiality, a wide range of experience, special knowledge and personal qualities. You may have senior and/or Board level experience gained in a large/complex organisation or other types of organisational structures and, in addition, should be able to demonstrate the following key skills:

  • Strategic direction
  • Holding to account
  • Effective influencing and communication
  • Team working
  • Self-belief and drive
  • Intellectual flexibility.

One of the non-executive directors we are looking to appoint must be, or have been in the past, a registered medical practitioner, nurse, dentist, midwife or other healthcare professional registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Clinical research/education experience would also be desirable.

Applicants should identify in their application whether they are interested in the generic role or the clinical role.

The time commitment is four to five days each month.

The Trust is keen to increase the diversity of the Board of Directors to better mirror the users of its hospital services and welcome applications from people living with disabilities and from any race or religious background.

Application documents

Application process

  • Closing date for receipt of applications * 3 December 2017
  • Interview date 19 and 22 January 2018

Find out more

To apply, please submit a CV and supporting letter using the contact details below.

For more information, or an informal discussion with the Chair or a current non-executive director, please contact Matthew Kane, Trust Board Secretary, on 01302 644157, email:

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