Feb 192020
 

Non-Executive Director - Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

The opportunity

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the Trust.

Essential criteria

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

You will have senior or board level experience gained in a large and complex organisation with one or more of the following areas of expertise:

  • Experience of working within Local Authority, Community Services or Social Care environment
  • Experience of working across organisations, and organisational types, to deliver enhanced services for users
  • Continuous improvement of customer service in a challenging financial and regulatory environment in the context of increasing demand and complexity.

Experience in the following would also be beneficial

  • Experience of promoting and embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (across all under-represented or disadvantaged groups)
  • Experience as a member of a Board Committee with a good grasp of governance and assurance.

You will also need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board
  • bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development
  • hold the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge
  • shape and actively support a healthy culture for the trust

All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role. These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model.

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.

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Code of Governance to ensure that they are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed.

Application documents

  • Information pack (L1812)
    PDF, 511.9 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 (L1812)
    RTF, 929.1 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.

Key dates

  • Closing date for receipt of applications * 13 March 2020 at 11 am
  • Interview date 3 April 2020
  • Proposed start date to be confirmed

* Read the information pack to find out how to apply and forward your completed application to NHSI.Chairsandneds@nhs.net

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Government’s Principles of Public Appointments and Governance Code and are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed. This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Find out more

  • The trust - we strongly recommend an informal and confidential discussion with Val Davison, the Chair of the trust. Please contact Lisa Bunting on 020 3192 6264.
  • NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Leslie Horn on 0300 123 2057 or by emailing leslie.horn@nhs.net

Feb 192020
 

2 Non-Executive Directors - NHS Business Services Authority

Recruiter: NHS Business Services Authority
Location: London
Salary: Remuneration
Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Closes: 11 Mar 2020
Job Function: Non Executive Director
Industry: Health, Public, Public
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care is looking to appoint two Non-Executive Directors to NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), including an Audit and Risk Committee Chair.

NHSBSA is an Arm’s Length Body of the Department of Health and Social Care. It oversees £36 billion of NHS expenditure each year, delivering a wide range of critical professional and operational national services which support the wider NHS.

To be considered, applicants will demonstrate a career record of achievements of a scale and relevance that demonstrate an ability to operate effectively on the board of NHSBSA. They will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience of governance, risk management and financial management.

The NED who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee will require a strong track record of success in a senior financial role within a large, complex organisation in either the private or public sector, with experience of work on audit committees and knowledge of financial legislation and regulatory standards.

Remuneration will be £7,883 per annum for the standard rate, and £13,137 per annum for the position of Audit Chair for a time commitment of two to three days per month. The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care determines the length of appointment, which may be for up to a maximum of 3 years.

For more information, please visit the Public Appointments website:

 http://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/

If you require an alternative format, please call Ryan Lloyd on 0113 254 5929 quoting the reference VAC-1683.

The closing date for applications is midday on 05 March 2020. The Department of Health and Social Care values and promotes diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Feb 192020
 

Lead Non-Executive Directors - Home Office

Body: Home Office
Appointing Department: Home Office
Sector: Charity & Public Sector
Location: 2 Marsham Street, London
Number of Vacancies: Various
Remuneration: £15,000
Time Requirements: 3 years
Closed for Applications: 04/02/2020

Vacancy Description

We are seeking high-calibre Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) with substantial experience of leading complex, delivery focused organisations, to support the Home Secretary in the realisation of her ambitious agenda. Non-Executive Directors provide a key role in diversifying and strengthening the strategic and operational leadership of the Home Office. They complement the skills and experience of Government Ministers and officials by bringing constructive challenge and advice to the Department’s work through a fresh, independent, and external perspective. You will work closely with ministers and officials to support the delivery of a portfolio of priorities linked to key departmental commitments.

Key responsibilities

  • Attend the Departmental Board which is chaired by the Secretary of State for the Home Department. Provide independent advice, support and challenge to the Executive Team to help shape the Department’s work, particularly in terms of delivery.
  • Support the Secretary of State in her role as Chair of the Board, constructively challenging and contributing to the development of strategy and business planning, including the setting and development of key objectives and targets.
  • Work with the Permanent Secretaries and senior managers to scrutinise the performance of the organisation in meeting agreed goals and objectives, and monitor the reporting of performance, including financial targets.
  • Support the delivery of a portfolio of departmental priorities by providing support, challenge and independent assurance
  • Support the Board in developing skills and tools to help it engage with strategic issues in ways which have practical resonance.
  • Connect​ the Board to people and organisations who can provide different perspectives, opinions and expertise which will assist in furthering the business of the Department.
  • Follow the Seven Principles of Public Life set out by the Nolan Committee on Standards in Public Life.

Person Specification

It is essential that you provide evidence and proven examples against each of the selection criteria below in your personal statement.

  • Essential Criteria and experience for this role
    • Board Level senior leadership experience, as an executive or Non-Executive in large and complex organisations with a specific focus on delivery, ideally in digital, data and technology; automation and efficiency; transformation; operational delivery; or Audit and Risk Assurance.
    • Experience of taking high level ideas, turning them into deliverable products or programmes; and monitoring delivery programmes to successful outcomes.
    • Ability to understand complex strategic issues quickly, and analyse and resolve difficult problems;
    • An understanding of the sectors and partners with which the Department operates, and their commercial drivers;
    • An understanding of the key challenges faced by the public sector and the ability to bring experience to bear on these challenges;
    • An engaging and collaborative working style with the ability to adapt to a wide range of political and non-political partners; and
    • A strong desire to support the successful delivery of the department core agenda.
  • Desirable criteria and experience for this role
    • An understanding of how government works, including the role of Departmental Boards, and of the role of NEDs in relation to those of executives and Ministers.
    • Previous Non-Executive Director experience on a public or private sector Board.

How to Apply

  • A comprehensive CV setting out your career history and including details of any professional qualifications.
  • A short supporting statement (maximum two sides A4) giving evidence of the strength and depth of your ability to meet the essential criteria for the role. Please provide specific examples to demonstrate how you meet each of the experience, qualities and skill areas identified in the person specification.
  • The details of two professional referees who can be approached for references.
  • In addition, please also complete and return via email the forms at Annex A, and and Annex B relating to diversity and conflicts of interest.

Completed applications should be emailed to hoboardsecretariat@homeoffice.gov.uk with ‘HOME OFFICE NED RECRUITMENT 2020’ in the email title field.

Attachments

This post is NOT regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

Feb 182020
 

Board Member - NHS National Services Scotland

Reference: 2747
Remuneration: £8,584 per annum
Location: Edinburgh, City of
Closing date: 06 March 2020 at midnight

If you are looking for a rewarding and worthwhile opportunity, we would like to hear from you. Applications are invited from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service and are committed to the NHS in Scotland. Please pass on details of these opportunities to anyone else you think may be interested.

NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) is a public sector organisation that has been providing services to NHS Scotland for over 40 years. We work at the heart of the health and care service, supporting our customers to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for the people of Scotland. By offering high quality services on a national scale, we free up resources so that they can be re-invested into essential services, all of which is crucial to the delivery of effective health and care.

NHS NSS is looking for two new members to join its Board. As a non-executive member of the Board, you will be expected to play a central role in supporting the delivery of the organisation's strategic direction in addition to contributing to scrutinising performance, and discharging governance and accountability functions. You will be offered the training you need to make a strong contribution.

NHS Scotland's values are at the heart of everything that this organisation does. These values, as outlined in the Everyone Matters: 2020 Workforce Vision, are:

  • care and compassion;
  • dignity and respect;
  • openness, honesty and responsibility; and,
  • quality and teamwork
  • and guide the work of the Board in all that it does.

As a member of the Board, you will not only need to have the right skills, knowledge and experience for the role, but also be able to demonstrate behaviour aligned to these values.

In addition to the values highlighted above, you must also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to influence decision making and challenge constructively
  • Ability to build effective relationships with people who have competing interests
  • Ability to analyse and review complex issues
  • Ability to contribute to ‘bigger picture' (eg strategic) thinking

As well as the above requirements, for ONE of the posts, it would be desirable if you had the following:

  • Experience of working in the construction industry and/or hard and soft facilities management

You do not need to be an expert in health or have previous experience of being on a Board. We are looking for people who have the capacity and commitment to develop their skills and to learn new skills they may require.

Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from people with protected characteristics that are under-represented, such as women, disabled people, those from minority ethnic communities and people aged under 50.

For more specific detail of the particular requirements of the roles, please see the the person specification, which forms part of the application pack. Also included in the pack is more detailed information about NHS NSS and its role within NHS Scotland.

  • Remuneration: £8,584 per annum (non-pensionable) is payable. You will also receive reimbursement for all reasonable travel and subsistence costs and any reasonable dependant-carer expenses incurred whilst undertaking Board duties and for support required to help you carry out your duties effectively.
  • Time commitment: The time commitment will vary week to week, but on average the role will take up around 8 hours per week. This time will be a mix of daytime Board meetings, committee meetings, reading documents and attending stakeholder events. You should also demonstrate an adequate degree of flexibility to attend at a greater frequency subject to the Board's ongoing business needs.
  • Appointment details: The term of appointment will be for up to 4 years. When a term comes to an end, the skills the Board requires will be reassessed. If you satisfy the requirements of the new person specification at that time, and there is evidence of your effective performance, Scottish Ministers may consider reappointing you for a further term. A non-executive member's total period of appointment will not exceed eight years.
  • Location: Meetings for the Board will normally be held in Edinburgh, but may on occasion be held elsewhere across Scotland.
  • Interviews: It is expected that interviews will be held on 22 and 28 April 2020 in Edinburgh.
  • Further information: If you would like to discuss these opportunities in more detail, you are welcome to contact the Chair, Keith Redpath, by calling his Executive Assistant, Susan Ferguson, on 0131 275 7480; or by emailing susan.ferguson4@nhs.net.

For full information on the appointments, please read the Application Information Pack accessed via the link below.

Completed applications must be received on or before Friday 6 March 2020.

Appointments to the NHS NSS Board are regulated by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.
Appointed on merit; committed to diversity and equality.

Application Information

Please apply online. If you experience any difficulties accessing our website, or in the event that you require a word version of the application form, please contact the Public Appointments Team on (Freephone) 0300 244 1898, by email at PA_Applications_Mailbox@gov.scot, or by writing to the Public Appointments Team, Scottish Government, Area 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

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Additional Information

Feb 172020
 

Chair - The Portman Group

Recruiter: The Portman Group
Location: London
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 Feb 2020
Closes: 02 Mar 2020
Job Function: Chair
Industry: Hospitality / Leisure, Retail / FMCG

The Portman Group was established in 1989 by the UK’s leading alcohol producers with the explicit purpose of promoting “the responsible use of alcohol”. Since then, the Portman Group have undertaken to encourage responsible drinking habits among consumers, while fostering a balanced understanding of alcohol-related issues and promoting targeted interventions to tackle the minority of consumers who drink harmfully. Members of the Group are visionary companies who are recognised as leaders in ethical and social responsibility around alcohol in society. Today the Portman Group aims to consistently challenge the industry of ensuring the responsible marketing and promotion of alcoholic products to UK consumers through our Codes of Practice which are considered by the Independent Complaints Panel.

The Portman Group are now looking to appoint their next Chair to support the Chief Executive and team in delivering the organisation’s ongoing success and continuing to grow its membership and reach. The Chair will lead on setting and maintaining excellent standards of governance and practice across the organisation, with a strong knowledge of policy making and political decision-making processes. Experience of operating at a senior and strategic level is essential, as is excellent stakeholder engagement skills combined with highly tuned diplomatic skills. A passion for the work the Portman Group does in delivering high standards of best practice and fulfilling an essential self-regulatory role is critical. The Portman Group would welcome applications from diverse candidates of all backgrounds. The position is remunerated with the expected time commitment being fewer than two days per month. Meetings are based in Central London.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Portman Group on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit www.saxbam.com/appointments using reference VAIAYA. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours).

Applications should be received by noon on Monday 2nd March.

Feb 172020
 

Non-Executive Directors / Independent Member - Futures Housing Group

Recruiter: Futures Housing Group
Location: Ripley, Derbyshire
Salary: Not Specified
Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Closes: 15 Mar 2020
Job Function: Board Member, Non Executive Director
Industry: Construction / Property

Non-Executive Director: Co-terminous Board £7,487 p.a.
Independent Member: Audit & Risk Committee £3,651 p.a.

Futures Housing Group’s core purpose is to provide affordable housing, and we operate across the East Midlands. We own and manage over 10,000 homes and serve more than 20,000 customers, families and communities. Thanks to a successful bond market refinancing last year, we are in an excellent financial position, and hold the top regulatory ratings for governance and financial viability. We’re about to launch our new Corporate Plan through to 2023, building on our successful track record but with a renewed focus and energy. Our forward strategy includes delivering an effortless customer experience, and we are committed to continuing to invest in our existing homes and developing homes both for sale and for rent. We’re transforming how we interact with our customers, investing in game-changing new technology, and have strengthened our long-standing organisation-wide commitment to sustainability. So, it’s a fantastic time to join our board and committees.

If you are a candidate for the Non-Executive Director role, you’ll be appointed to four companies within the Group, as well as joining our Asset Investment Committee and the Board of Limehouse Developments Limited, our commercial development company. We’re looking for skills and experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Commercial development and business growth, including building key strategic partnerships.
  • Understanding and appraisal of mixed-tenure new build development schemes.
  • Land acquisition for residential development, new build housing, sales and marketing

Those who wish to become an Independent Member of our Audit & Risk Committee will be qualified accountants (or have experience of the audit and risk function in a senior executive or non-executive role), and knowledge of corporate governance in a regulated sector would be an advantage. Strong candidates will have particular strengths in at least one of the following:

  • Strategic risk management, systems of internal control and assurance.
  • Internal and external audit functions.
  • Regulatory frameworks and compliance with statutory duties.

In either role, you’ll have a good understanding of the crucial importance of corporate governance in a regulated sector, and some knowledge and / or experience of housing associations would be a real asset. Above all, you’ll appreciate our values-driven approach, and will share not only our sense of social purpose, but also our conviction that running a great business is the best route to achieve it.

It’s a great opportunity to put your non-executive skills to work in the service of a genuinely life-changing social business.

For an informal discussion, please contact Ian Robertson at ema on 01926 887272. For a copy of the briefing papers visit www.emaconsultancy.org.uk , email responsehandling1@emaconsultancy.org.uk , or call 01926 887272. Strictly no agencies, please.

Closing date: 15 March 2020.

Feb 162020
 

Non-Executive Directors - Milford Haven Port Authority

Recruiter: Milford Haven Port Authority
Location: Pembrokeshire, Wales
Salary: £14,730 per annum
Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Closes: 20 Mar 2020
Job Function: Non Executive Director
Industry: Transport / Logistics, Import / Export

The Port of Milford Haven is Wales’ busiest port and a leading UK shipping gateway. A Trust Port with a duty to invest profit sustainably, the Port had an annual turnover of £22.1 million in 2018 and employs c. 170 people, The Port is widely recognised in the industry as the energy capital of the UK, handling c.20% of Britain’s seabourne trade in oil and gas and is the UK’s busiest port in terms of liquid bulk.

The Port operates Pembroke Port, home to South Wales’ busiest ferry terminal, handling thousands of tonnes of cargo and passengers moving between the UK and Ireland. It owns and operates Milford Fish Docks, Wales’ largest fishing port, and Milford Waterfront, a leisure facility that is continually evolving for boaters, shoppers and food lovers. The business also owns an extensive property portfolio around the port.

The Port is looking to further diversify its operations whilst ensuring that current services remain excellent. With the almost limitless resources of wave, tide and wind energy, the Port recognises the potential of the renewable energy sector, and as such, is working with a number of industry partners to deliver Pembroke Dock Marine, a world-class energy and engineering centre. The Port’s great electricity transmission infrastructure, oil and gas pipelines, and good road and rail links to the rest of the UK make it ideally placed to service an international market. The Port is committed to working with its supply chain to attract new business and it is boosting the retail, dining and leisure facilities at the Waterfront; cementing itself as a key contributor to Pembrokeshire’s tourist economy.

MHPA is governed by a Board comprising the Chair, six Non-Executive Directors and 3 Executive Directors. Three Non-Executive Directors are stepping down in 2020. As such, MHPA is seeking to recruit 3 replacements with specific knowledge and experience in: HR, Stakeholders, and Energy.

COMPETENCIES & ATTRIBUTES

  • A team player with excellent strategic skills, you will possess Board-level experience within a substantial private sector business ideally from a relevant environment, which may include: maritime, property, regeneration, leisure or tourism.
  • You will possess a proven track record of effectively and objectively contributing to business strategy through making informed business, strategic and financial decisions; demonstrating openness to challenge and willingness to reconsider and revaluate.
  • A natural relationship builder, you will be a highly credible ambassador for MHPA in building networks at a senior level with a complex range of stakeholders.
  • Focused on achievements and generating outcomes, you will have gained a strong reputation as a person of authenticity who commits to an organisation’s purpose, vision and values; maintaining the highest levels of integrity, objectivity and independence.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

Candidates must possess one of the following areas of specialist knowledge and experience:

  • HR
    • Brings specific knowledge and professional expertise of organisational requirements and impact in building a successful business as part of a management team.
    • Understands, and is up to date on, the main people issues affecting a business with a turnover of approximately £30 million and employing 200 staff.
    • Has demonstrable knowledge and experience of HR, Organisational Development, Corporate Governance, Pensions, and Rewards.
    • A strong HR generalist who understands the application and value of organisational and personnel development aligned to meeting strategic objectives.
    • Experience of leading and implementing culture change within an organisation.
    • Experience of working in a small but diversified business with different teams and with unions, or in a unionised environment, is desirable.
  • Stakeholders
    • Bringing established close working relationships with the wider community of MHPA Stakeholders.
    • Ability to chair meetings and develop consensus rather than conflict at meetings involving individuals representing the interests of various major stakeholders.
    • Understands, and is up to date on, the main issues affecting an infrastructure business and statutory entity with national obligations operating within a local community.
    • A good understanding of our Trust Port status and consequent appreciation of the need for working collaboratively with stakeholders to help achieve prosperity for the region.
    • Acts in an individual objective capacity, not as a representative, to further enhance stakeholder relationships.
    • Acts as an ambassador for the Port.
  • Energy
    • Bringing the knowledge and professional expertise associated with a senior leadership position in the international energy sector.
    • Brings knowledge and expertise of, and preferably experience in, the midstream and downstream oil markets, including crude oil, oil refining, oil products, and the international gas sector (Incl. LNG and pipeline gas).
    • Additional knowledge and expertise of, and preferably experience in, oil and LNG shipping and renewable energy (incl. wind, solar, ocean, etc) would be an advantage.
    • Well networked within the energy sector nationally and internationally, and be able to bring this network to bear to benefit of MHPA
    • Visionary ideas for the wider energy sector, understanding of the implications of climate change, and the impact of this on the future market conditions and trends affecting the energy sector, including fossil fuels and renewable energy.

For an informal discussion and a copy of the Candidate Brief, please contact the Goodson Thomas team on: 029 2167 4422.

To apply, visit www.goodsonthomas.com/vacancies to submit your CV and cover letter including in your application the relevant reference:

  • Stakeholder NED: GT-0213-MHPA
  • Energy NED: GT-2015-MHPA
  • HR NED: GT-0216-MHPA

All applications will be acknowledged.

Deadline for applications: 20th March 2020

Interviews with Goodson Thomas: w/c 6th and w/c 14th April

Interviews with MHPA: 11th & 12th May 2020

Feb 162020
 

Chair - East London NHS Foundation Trust

East London NHS Foundation Trust are looking for an experienced and talented leader who will add value to the breadth of experience already present throughout the strong, vibrant and forward thinking Board of Directors and Council of Governors.

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is improving the quality of life of all we serve. We work hand in hand with our patients, communities and partners to ensure that we provide responsive and effective support so that they can fulfil their potential.

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in September 2016 and again in June 2018, ELFT is financially robust and an active system leader, both locally and nationally. We are a Trust that values people – from those who access our services to those who deliver them. We are highly regarded internationally for the way we champion People Participation in all aspects of our work including co-production, as well as for our ambitious quality improvement programme, which has transformed the culture of the Trust and the way we work with our staff. We believe firmly that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have embarked on a new ambition which will ensure that we will maintain our high quality of service delivery whilst becoming a lead provider of integrated care; we will continue to improve the health and wellbeing, quality and value for the people we serve as well as the experience of our staff. Following the appointment of our current Chair Marie Gabriel to the role of independent Chair of North East London Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP), we are seeking an exceptional individual to lead and support ELFT in the next phase of its development, ensuring a continued focus on, and commitment to, people participation, quality improvement and innovation.

As Chair you will be an experienced and talented leader who will add value to the breadth of experience already present throughout our strong, vibrant and forward thinking Board of Directors and Council of Governors. With a track record of driving impactful transformational change and improvement, sound judgement and a clear understanding of governance, as Chair you will be able to demonstrate in all that you do and say, a fundamental commitment to public service values and a collegiate approach to decision making.

Our Chair will be an ambassador for the Trust, supporting and enhancing the organisation’s role as a system leader, therefore playing a strong leadership role internally and externally with partners, across the system, nationally and internationally. As Chair you will be a bold and creative thinker, independent in judgement and willing to make brave decisions after assessing risk.

If you consider yourself to be a people person - able to inspire others and harness the talents of those around you through an approach which is naturally curious and encouraging of positive challenge, we would be keen to receive your application.

We are proud that our Board is one of the most diverse in the NHS and understand the benefits this brings to the quality of services and effective decision making. We therefore actively encourage applications that will assist us in maintaining that diversity.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. Preference will be given to candidates who live in or near areas to which the Trust provides services.

Gatenby Sanderson are co-ordinating this recruitment on behalf of East London NHS Foundation Trust. If you would like further information and an informal discussion please contact Melanie Shearer on 07785 616 548 or Jim Canning 020 7426 3985.

  • Candidate information pack ELFT
    PDF, 749.0 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.

Timetable

  • Closing date Monday 9 March 2020
  • Preliminary interviews
  • Wednesday 31 March 2020
  • Final panel Tuesday 21 April 2020

Further details and how to apply are included on the Gatenby Sanderson microsite

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, completed fit and proper person form, 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.

Feb 162020
 

Non-Executive Director - Whittington Health NHS Trust

L1976

The opportunity

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Whittington Health NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the Trust.

In addition to your membership of the board, you will also bring your skills to the board’s Quality Committee and Workforce Assurance Committee.

Essential criteria

You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services. You will meet at least two of the following essential criteria:

  • Board level experience gained in a large and complex organisation
  • Board level leadership of quality, safety and workforce issues, with a particular emphasis on patients or community engagement

You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board
  • bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development
  • hold the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge
  • shape and actively support a healthy culture for the trust
  • demonstrate a focus on patient care and reducing health inequalities

All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.

As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role. These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model.

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.

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Code of Governance to ensure that they are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed.

Application documents

  • Information pack (L1976)
    PDF, 367.4 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 (L1976)
    RTF, 929.0 KB

Key dates

  • Closing date for receipt of applications * 10 March 2020 at 11 am
  • Interview date Week commencing 6 April 2020 (date to be confirmed)
  • Propose start date to be confirmed

* Read the information pack to find out how to apply and forward your completed application to NHSI.Chairsandneds@nhs.net

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Government’s Principles of Public Appointments and Governance Code and are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed. This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Find out more

  • The trust - we strongly recommend an informal and confidential discussion with Anu Singh, the interim Chair of the trust. Please contact her on anusingh@nhs.net (email) or 020 7288 5968 (phone)
  • NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Leslie Horn on 0300 123 2057 or by emailing leslie.horn@nhs.net

Feb 162020
 

Chair & Trustees - The National Trust

Recruiter: The National Trust
Location: Nationwide
Salary: Not Specified
Posted: 14 Feb 2020
Closes: 14 Mar 2020
Job Function: Chair, Trustees
Industry: Charities

The National Trust is looking to appoint a Chair and up to three Trustees in June 2020.

We are looking for exceptional candidates, ones who will bring different experiences and new ideas together with the skills and ability to support the delivery of our strategy and to be part of our story.

We are looking for people from a wide variety of backgrounds to join our Board, to challenge us, support us in specific areas of our strategic focus and champion our work far and wide.

Above all, we’re looking for inspiration, diversity, fresh thinking and a hunger to make a difference. If you have these qualities, we would love you to join our cause

When submitting your application, please state clearly which role you are applying for.

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