Dec 122018

Non-Executive Director - NTW Solutions

Job Reference: 263-SOL-A&C-006
Employer: NTW Solutions
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne
Salary: £6750

NTW Solutions Limited is a newly established private company, wholly owned by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, which provides the Trust with estates, facilities, procurement and some financial and workforce services. It employs around 600 staff and has the potential to increase the range of services that it provides to the Trust and other organisations.

We are a new and ambitious company aiming to continue providing an excellent service, improving the wellbeing of everyone we serve through supporting and delivering services that match the best in the world.

NTW Solutions values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

We are seeking an additional non-executive director to join our small four person Board.

Following our establishment in April 2017, we have continued to provide high level support services to the Trust. Our turnover in 2017/18 was almost £34 million and we have subsequently grown, taking on the provision of car leasing, digital dictation and outpatient pharmacy dispensing services to the Trust.

You will provide independent judgement and advice on issues of strategy, financial and service performance, business development and governance. We have a remit to develop a more commercial focus and we are at an exciting stage of our company development as we foresee new business opportunities, using the skills of our staff teams to provide services to other organisations.

We are therefore looking in particular for someone with commercial acumen, who has developed their skills working in a senior position in a large organisation. Ideally this would be in property / facilities management, customer business services or with experience of leading on sales strategy and tenders. Prior experience of working in the NHS is not required.

Please apply via the short application form, providing your CV, indicating your reasons for applying for this post and what skills and qualities you would bring to the Board. This role will require an NHS Fit and Proper Person declaration.

If you would like more information, please contact Peter Studd, NTW Solutions Chairman, via Carol Worfell on 0191 246 7459. For additional information about the company, please access our website:

The closing date for applications is 6 January 2019.

All jobs will be appointed on the NTW Solutions terms and conditions (not NHS/A4C terms).

Recruitment into NTW solutions will follow the principals of NHS Employer Check Standards and any relevant employment legislation.

All of our clinical posts (and certain others), are subject to DBS clearance prior to commencement. PLEASE NOTE it is a requirement of NTW Solutions that all successful applicants pay for their DBS certificate if a check is required for the post. The cost of this DBS certificate will be taken through a deduction from your monthly pay over a period of up to three months. NTW Solutions also require that that all post holders who require a DBS for their role subscribe to the DBS Update Service. You will be required to enrol for this service for an annual fee of £13 per year and maintain registration.

In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

Please note if you are external to the NTW Group you will be subject to a six month probationary period.


After applying on NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our Third party recruitment system - Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, all communication will come via By applying for this post you are agreeing that the employing Trust (NTW) can transfer the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system, in this case Trac Jobs.

This advert for a vacancy with NTW Solutions appears under the authority of Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust.

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