May 102016

Chairman - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG FT)

Recruiter: Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG FT)
Location: North Lincolnshire
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 06 May 2016
Closes: 20 May 2016
Job Function: Chairman
Industry: Health


Three Year Fixed Term, Circa 3 Days a Week

Job ref: 208-16-245-PT

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG FT) is seeking a candidate with substantial senior / Board level or equivalent expertise in a large and complex organisation to lead its Board of Directors.

We operate all NHS hospitals in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole and its name reflects the wider geographical area in which the Trust is a major provider of healthcare. The Trust has strong partnerships with commissioners, neighbouring providers, local authorities and the Hull York Medical School.

As a Foundation Trust we are governed by our Council of Governors, which is elected from our population and our staff. Our vision is to provide the very best accessible healthcare to our patients and to constantly improve what we do. Our focus is on local services for local people and, in an environment of growing economic challenges and rising expectations, this requires strong leadership and robust partnerships.

The Chairman will bring very senior management and / or board level leadership experience in a complex organisation. You will need to demonstrate strong influencing skills and the ability to challenge and hold others to account. You will play a leading role in setting the Trust’s strategic direction, improving Trust performance and promoting the highest standards of probity and governance.

The Trust is interested in candidates from a wide range of backgrounds. Applications from candidates with clinical, nursing or managerial experience of the NHS at an appropriate senior / Board level would be of particular interest. Previous non-executive experience would be desirable but is not essential.

Candidates are eligible to become a member of NLAG FT and membership will be a requirement on appointment.

This is a challenging role within a fascinating environment which offers a unique opportunity to contribute to your local community.

“We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers”

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

To learn more about the Trust, the role and how to apply, click here. Please note that this role is subject to Psychometric Assessment.

We encourage all applicants to apply online, however application packs (in alternative formats for applicants with a disability, if required) are also available from Recruitment and Workforce Team on 01472 874111 ext. 7999 or 01472 875270 (24 hour answer phone). We regret we cannot accept a CV as an application. Please note that if you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted via your email account so please check your emails.

Closing date: 23:59, 20 May 2016.

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