Mar 072018

Two Non-executive Directors - Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are seeking two experienced Non-executive Directors (NEDs) to help them achieve their vision for the Trust

About the Trust

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in England, delivering services from two general hospitals, in thriving Gloucester and beautiful regency Cheltenham. Gloucestershire Hospitals has a £500m annual operating income, 960 beds, over 125,000 emergency attendances and nearly 800,000 outpatient appointments each year. They have over 8,000 members of staff who are committed to providing high quality, acute, elective and specialist services under our vision of ‘Best Care For Everyone’ to a diverse population of almost 620,000.

The Trust is entering an exciting period as it progresses ambitious plans, led by a largely new Board, for continuous improvement in clinical performance, financial stability and new ways to better deliver services to people who use their hospitals.

About the Role

The NEDs are accountable to the Chair of the Trust who also chairs the Council of Governors. It is the Council of Governors which has specific responsibility for the appointment of the NEDs. The primary role of NEDs is to constructively challenge and help develop proposals for strategy, and review management performance of the Trust by providing independent experience and perspective.

Essential criteria

Vacancy 1:

  • Significant experience and understanding of ‘digital’, information and data management and an ability to act as a champion for digital hospital

Vacancy 2:

  • Ideally, significant experience of asset/property management, development and/or investment; OR
  • Ideally, significant experience of partnership working and integration of health and social care. Candidates with other skills sets will also be considered

All candidates must have relevant experience at Board level or equivalent, in the private and/or public sector and a passion for delivering health and care.

The Trust are seeking individuals who can demonstrate not only a high level of competence but also the character and integrity to lead in today’s NHS. Both positions require committed team players, able to offer strong strategic ability, insight and the skills to challenge colleagues in a values oriented organisation.

Application process

For further information please contact Lukasz Bohdan, Director of Corporate Governance on 0300 422 2932 or email Lukasz will also be happy to arrange an informal discussion with the Chair, Peter Lachecki.

Application is either via LinkedIn or by sending your CV and Cover Letter to Adam Kirton, Head of Recruitment via email to The closing date for applications is Sunday 25 March 2018 at midnight.

Interviews are expected to take place during w/c 09 April 2018.

Application document

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