May 022021
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director - Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

non-executive directorWWL is a successful Foundation Trust in the North West of England which serves a diverse population and is rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission across all core domains. We provide a range of acute medical, surgical, women’s, children’s and community services to 326,000 people across the Wigan Borough and world-renowned orthopaedic services on a national and international scale from our Wrightington Hospital site.

We have a strong sense of place and are proud to have built effective, collegiate relationships with our partners across the Healthier Wigan Partnership to provide the best possible healthcare for our community. We are also committed to education and research and our goal is to become a university teaching hospital of the future. We recognise the value of our people and we are always looking at innovative ways of working to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to achieve their purpose.

We are now looking for an exceptional Non-Executive Director to join the WWL team as a member of our unitary Board of Directors. You will be a people-centred individual with proven strategic vision, be financially qualified and have recent experience of working at a senior level in a financial role. It is expected that you will be able and willing to chair the Finance and Performance committee which is a high-profile sub-committee of the Trust Board. Although not essential, it would also be desirable if you could demonstrate experience of developing or contributing to the development of a digital strategy.

Previous experience as a non-executive director is welcomed but we are very much looking for the right person to join our team as we pursue our aim to be outstanding in everything we do. We welcome expressions of interest from the widest possible range of backgrounds, particularly those who are under- represented at Board level in the NHS.

To request an information pack or for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact our recruitment partner, Diane Charnock on 07988 653669 or email at

Closing date 24 May 2021
Preliminary interviews w/c 14 June 2021
Stakeholder panels 1 July 2021
Final interviews 8 July 2021

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