Apr 242017
 

Chair, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

We are recruiting a Chair for Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (LGT) was formed on 1 October 2013.  The Trust provides NHS services for local people in Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and other parts of South East London.

To register your interest and request further information about Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, the chair role and a detailed person specification please contact Leslie Horn by calling 0300 123 2057 or emailing leslie.horn
@nhs.net

Closing date 11.00am on 8 June 2017
Stakeholder event to be confirmed
Interviews to be confirmed

This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments

Apr 242017
 

APPOINTMENT OF JUDICIAL COMPLAINTS REVIEWER

Reference:1245

Remuneration:£217 per day

Location:Edinburgh, City of

Closing date:05 May 2017 at midday

The Scottish Ministers invite applications for a Judicial Complaints Reviewer.

The Judicial Complaints Reviewer is independent of both the Judical Office for Scotland and the Scottish Government.

Role: The role of the Judicial Complaints Reviewer is to review the handling of complaints against members of the judiciary, either at the instance of the complainer or the judicial office holder who has been the subject of a complaint, and to determine whether the investigation has been carried out in accordance with the Complaints About the Judiciary (Scotland) Rules 2017 or the Complaints About the Scottish Tribunals Rules 2016.

The appointed Judicial Complaints Reviewer will receive a Direction from Scottish Ministers in terms of Section 2(2)(e)(i) of the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008 and Schedule 8, paragraph 9(2)(c) of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014, requiring the publication of reports on an annual basis.

Eligibility: Applicants should not be disqualified from appointment in terms of Section 30(5) of the Judiciary and Courts (Scotland) Act 2008. A satisfactory Basic Disclosure Certificate is also required from the successful applicant.

Appointment: The successful candidate will be appointed by Scottish Ministers with the consent of the Lord President of the Court of Session.

Remuneration: Currently £217 per day. Travel and subsistence costs and reasonable expenses directly related to the work of the Judicial Complaints Reviewer will be reimbursed.

Term of Appointment: 3 years.

Time commitment: Demand led but flexible. Expected to be around 3 to 4 days per month. The workload may increase as Tribunals are transferred to the Scottish Tribunals by virtue of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014.

Location based at: Edinburgh

Closing date for application: Noon on Friday 5 May 2017.

Application Information

For full details and an application pack, please see the website at:

www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/current-vacancies

Alternatively, application packs can be obtained by writing to the address below.  You should provide your name, address and the appointment that you are interested in.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to:

Pauline.miller@gov.scot

Or return by post to:

Pauline Miller

Civil Law and Legal System

GW15

St Andrews House

Regent Road

Edinburgh

EH1 3DG

Tel: 0131 244 0357

Apply for this Vacancy

Additional Information

  1. Person Specification
Apr 192017
 

4 Non-executive Directors - Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of mental health, learning disability, social care and community services in the country, with a reputation for innovation.

Essential criteria

Our Non-Executive Directors are responsible for providing appropriate oversight, governance and leadership to the Trust in pursuit of its strategies to provide effective and high quality healthcare services.

The new Non-Executive Directors will be integral in supporting Southern Health through the next steps in our journey. They will seek to ensure that clinical quality and safety are integral to the provision of high quality, person-centred services. They will critically assess the integrity of financial, clinical and other information, and ensure that financial and clinical quality controls and systems of risk management are robust and defensible.

They are responsible for determining appropriate levels of remuneration of Executive Directors and will play a significant role in safeguarding Southern Health through effective succession planning and embedding a strong leadership culture across all levels of the Trust.

Role Summary

  • Uphold the values of the Trust and ensure that the Trust promotes equality and diversity for all its patients, services users and other stakeholders
  • Ensure the Trust complies with all its terms of authorisation, the Constitution and any
    other applicable legislation and regulations at all times.
  • Oversee Trust financial information to ensure its accuracy and that financial controls and risk management systems are robust and defensible, in accordance with the requirements set out by NHS Improvement
  • Ensure the Trust operates within the highest standards of probity, value for money and governance at all times
  • Provide independent judgement and advice on issues of strategy, vision, performance, resources and standards of conduct and constructively challenge, influence and support the Board
  • Support, and challenge where appropriate, the Chief Executive and other Board Directors to ensure the Board conforms to the highests standards of corporate governance.

Remuneration - £13,000 -£16,000 per annum depending on responsibilities

Time commitment - 3/4 days per month

Application documents

Application process

Closing date for applications: 11 May 2017
Shortlisting: w/c 29 May 2017
Interview date: w/c 12 June 2017

Find out more

How to apply:

All applications must quote the reference SHNEDS and include:

  • A full curriculum vitae
  • A covering letter indicating how you meet the selection criteria and articulating why you are interested in the role
  • Contact details for four referees (who will not be contacted without your permission)
  • A contact email address and telephone number
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Fit and Proper Person Self-Certification Form (available on our website: www.hunter-healthcare.com/opportunities/)
  •  Shortlisted candidates will be expected to meet the Fit and Proper Persons Test - further information can be found here: http://www.nhsconfed.org/resources/2014/12/fit-and-proper-person-test-briefingopens in a new window.

Please send by email to Rhiannon Smith at Hunter Healthcare on: applications@hunter-healthcare.com

Apr 192017
 

Chair - Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of mental health, learning disability, social care and community services in the country, with a reputation for innovation.

Essential criteria

The Chair will lead both the Board of Directors and the Council of Governors. He/she will provide strategic leadership and will develop strong trust-based relationships with patients, service users, their families and carers, staff and other stakeholders. He/She must ensure high standards of probity and governance and that the Trust complies with its enforcement action, its constitution and statutory obligations at all times and returns to, and remains within, compliance with its license. The Chair will lead the board in upholding its corporate responsibilities, safeguarding and promoting the organisation’s values and philosophy, particularly relating to ethics, integrity and social responsibility. The Chair will ensure the trust implements its strategic vision and plans, and ensure that the organisation evolves into one with a culture of continuous improvement.

Role Summary

  • Provide exceptional leadership to the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust Board and Council of Governors, and play a central role in ensuring the Trust realises its corporate objectives and fulfils its statutory requirements
  • Ensure that Southern Health always meets the needs of those individuals in its care, and addresses all clinical and financial challenges through the delivery of safe, high quality and cost-effective services
  • Uphold the values of Southern Health by example, and ensure that the organisation promotes equality and diversity for all its patients, staff and other stakeholder
  • Work as an ambassador for Southern Health, in partnership with the Chief Executive, to continue to improve and strengthen external relationships at a local, regional and national level
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, staff and the public, providing ongoing reassurance that the leadership of the Trust is stable and that the quality of care provided to service users and their families is all that it should be.

Remuneration - £45,000 per annum

Time commitment - 2/3 days a week

Application documents

Application process

Closing date for applications: 28 April 2017
Shortlisting: w/c 15 May 2017
Interview date: w/c 22 May 2017

Find out more

For a confidential discussion, please contact Rhiannon Smith or Jenny Adrian on: 020 7935 4570.

How to apply

All applications must quote the reference SHChair and include:

  • A full curriculum vitae
  • A covering letter indicating how you meet the selection criteria and articulating why you are interested in the role
  • Contact details for four referees (who will not be contacted without your permission) • A contact email address and telephone number
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Fit and Proper Person Self-Certification Form (available on our website: www.hunter-healthcare.com/opportunities/).

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to meet the Fit and Proper Persons Test – further information can be found here: http://www.nhsconfed.org/resources/2014/12/fit-and-proper-person-test-briefing

Please send by email to Rhiannon Smith at Hunter Healthcare on: applications@hunter-healthcare.com

Apr 192017
 

Chair of the Regulatory Policy Committee

Recruiter: The Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC)
Location: London (Greater)
Salary: Remunerated
Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Closes: 12 May 2017
Job Function: Chair
Industry: Public

The Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC) is a small advisory Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.  It provides independent, expert advice on the quality of analysis and evidence supporting regulatory changes that affect businesses, charities and voluntary organisations. The Committee is an essential part of the better regulation system, providing stakeholders, in particular business, with confidence that the costs and benefits from regulatory change have been properly considered. The RPC is seeking to recruit a new Chair to lead the Committee and to assure the quality, consistency and proportionality of the Committee’s opinions.

We are looking for an individual with direct, practical experience on business or voluntary organisations and a proven track record in a decisive leadership role.

Position responsibilities:

  • Provide effective leadership and strategic direction to form a cohesive and focused Committee.
  • Ensure that the Committee, in reaching decisions, takes a proportionate and consistent approach and proper account of the relevant guidance.
  • Represent the RPC in engaging stakeholders.
  • Ensure the Committee is respected and viewed as a source of high quality advice.
  • Encourage high standards of propriety; promote the efficient and effective use of staff and resources.
  • Evaluating and reporting annually on the RPC’s work.
  • Actively participate in the appointment, induction and performance assessment of Committee members.

Person Specification

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Ability to influence and command the respect of Ministers and other stakeholders with a track record of building productive working relationships at all levels with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to provide direction for the organisation, deliver results and build on the capability of the organisation to address current and future challenges.
  • Strong understanding of economic and other financial analysis in policy making including economic principles underlying cost-benefit analysis.
  • Strong strategic thinking skills, political awareness and judgement

In addition, it is desirable that the successful candidate will have:

  • A good understanding of roles and responsibilities within a committee structure.
  • Experience of successfully dealing with the media.
  • Experience of working with European counterparts

We would welcome applications from all backgrounds, including those with experience of the small business, voluntary or community sectors.

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a period of three years and may be eligible for reappointment for a second term subject to continuously good performance, conduct and attendance.  There is no guarantee of reappointment.

How to Apply

The closing date for applications is midnight, 12 May 2017.

Please submit the following documents by email to
publicappointments@beis.gov.uk

  • A Covering Letter
  • A CV
  • Completed Candidate Application Form
  • Completed Diversity Monitoring Form.

Please ensure that you include “Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC), Chair” in the subject box of your email.

Alternatively, you can send your application in hard copy to:

Central Appointments and Remuneration Team
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
7th Floor, Spur 2
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET

Documents can be provided in other formats on request.

Attachments
RPC Chair Application Pack
Diversity Monitoring Form

This post is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments

 

Apr 182017
 

Non-Executive Director - The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Recruiter: The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £8,500 per annum
Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Closes: 03 May 2017
Job Function: Non Executive Director
Industry: Health, Medical

TAVISTOCK AND PORTMAN NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Non-Executive Director

Salary: £8,500 per annum

We are seeking to recruit a new non-executive director to join our Board of Directors. This vacancy will arise later this year because the current post-holder has been offered a new substantive role and will no longer be able to commit to their non-executive duties. For this post we would particularly like to encourage applications from people from a higher education background. We are also keen to encourage applicants from black, asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and women.

We are keen to recruit candidates who will have experience at senior / board level and will be able to demonstrate the qualities necessary to help take the Trust forward and to promote the interests of our service users.

To apply, please visit https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/4ea0aaecc5a417c110c1a2153b92f9fe/?vac_ref=914590977

For further details/informal visits contact:

Craig de Sousa
Director of Human Resources
020 8938 2921

Closing date: 3 May, 2017.

Interview date: 28 August 2017.

 

Apr 182017
 

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust - Non-executive Director

We are recruiting a non-executive director for Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

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Essential criteria

You will need to have a genuine commitment to the patients and communities served by the trust, the promotion of excellent health care services and tackling health inequalities.  You will also be a qualified accountant with senior level finance experience in a comparable sector.

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.

Board level behaviours

The NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model describes nine behaviours, which together contribute towards strong and effective NHS leaders. If you are invited to interview, you will also need to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role. These can be found in the information pack (pp10-11).

Application documents

Information pack (L1410) PDF, 258.9 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 (L1410) DOC, 111.5 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.

Application process

Closing date for applications 11.00 am on Wednesday 17 May 2017
Interview date 5 June 2017
Proposed start date To be confirmed

* Please forward your completed application to public.appointments@nhs.net

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Find out more

The Trust - for an informal and confidential discussion with Michael Bell, the Chair of the trust, please contact his PA, Patricia Nawaz on 020 8401 3348.

NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Leslie Horn on 0300 123 2057 or by emailing leslie.horn@nhs.net

Apr 172017
 

Chair - West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Recruiter: West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Salary: Undisclosed
Posted: 11 Apr 2017
Closes: 01 May 2017
Ref: 61946
Job Function: Board Member, Chair
Industry: Health, Public
Position Type: Part time

Chair

3 days per week

Bury St Edmunds

West Suffolk Hospital is a vibrant and pioneering organisation with a reputation for innovation in the delivery of patient care.  Based in Bury St Edmunds, we employ over 3,000 staff, have a turnover of £253m and serve a population of around 280,000 within an area of approximately 600 square miles.

We are a hospital with a strong track record on both performance and quality.  In our recent Care Quality Commission inspection we were rated ‘good’ overall with ‘outstanding’ patient care.   Our aim is to do the best for patients, both in relation to the quality of care we provide and the service we offer. However we are, along with many other NHS organisations, experiencing financial challenges along with increasing demand for our services.  Through our strategy, ‘Our Patients, Our Hospital, Our Future, together’, we have created a vision to deliver the best quality and safest care for our community.

Our current Chair is coming to the end of his term of office and we are seeking an exceptional individual to lead the Board through this exciting and challenging journey that will secure our future as a high performing care provider.

The Role:

  • Provide exceptional leadership to the Board of Directors and the Council of Governors and work closely with the CEO to deliver the Trust’s objectives.
  • Ensure all clinical and financial targets are met through the delivery of safe, high quality and cost effective care.
  • Be an ambassador for the Trust, building strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at local, regional and national levels.

The Candidate:

  • Strong reputation for transformational leadership at board level, gained within customer-focused organisations of considerable scale and complexity.
  • Experience of leadership in a non executive capacity, ideally with a track record of effectively chairing groups/committees.
  • Well-developed communication skills, strong political antennae and a commitment to the values and ethos of public service and the NHS.

We are actively committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity.  We welcome and encourage applications from all sections of the community.

To find out more, please see www.odgers.com/61946 for a candidate brief containing application instructions, or contact us quoting the reference 61946.

Closing date for applications is Monday 01 May 2017.

 

Apr 172017
 

Scottish Qualifications Authority - Chair

Reference: 1237

Remuneration: £25,128 per annum

Location: Glasgow and Midlothian

Closing date: 08 May 2017 at midday

Would you like to play a key role in Scottish education? We are looking to appoint a new Chair to the SQA.

The SQA provides a wide range of high quality, internationally recognised qualifications and associated services which help people realise their potential and achieve their ambitions.

Length of Appointment

The Chair will be appointed for a period of up to four years at the end of which the appointment may be renewed subject to satisfactory performance appraisal and the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the Board at the time of renewal. Reappointment is not automatic.

Time Commitment

The Chair will be required to contribute around 6 days per month to Board business (around 72 days per year). The Chair will be expected to attend and Chair all Board meetings of which there are usually seven per year. The majority of these take place on a Wednesday morning either in Glasgow or Shawfair Park, Midlothian. An indication of the sort of other Board business the Chair is expected to carry out is provided in the Main responsibilities and Chair's responsibilities sections above.

Remuneration

The Chair appointment currently attracts a remuneration of £25,128 per annum and is non-pensionable. The Chair is entitled to the reimbursement of all reasonable travel and subsistence costs connected with appointment including reasonable receipted dependants' carer costs.

Interviews

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on the afternoon of 30th May and / or 1st June 2017.

Further information: Full details of the experience, knowledge and skills required for this appointment are contained in the Applicant Information Pack. You can access the pack via the link below.

Closing date for applications is midday Monday 8th May 2017.

For full information on the appointment, please read the Applicant Information Pack accessed via the link below. Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented on Scotland's public bodies, such as women, disabled people, ethnic minorities and people aged under 50.

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 paapplicationsmailbox@scotland.gsi.gov.uk, or by writing to Public Appointments, Scottish Government, 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh EH6 6QQ.

Apply for this Vacancy

Additional Information

  1. Information Pack
  2. FAQs
Apr 172017
 

Chair, NHS Improvement

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint a Chair to our board of directors.

Successful candidates will have experience in leading high-performing, large organisations, including through periods of significant change, along with the ability to operate in a highly complex, fast moving environment. Candidates will also have the ability to facilitate, support and develop executive performance and have a demonstrable commitment to the needs of patients and the public.

Application documents

Information pack PDF, 257.1 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 DOC, 2.8 MB

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.

Application process

Closing date for applications: 19 April 2017 at 12.00
Interview date: 8 May 2017
Proposed start date: To be confirmed

For further details of how to apply please refer to the information pack.

If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright, Department of Health on 0113 254 6135 quoting the reference E17-35.

This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments

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