Aug 112017
 

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - Non-executive Director

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting a non-executive director. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting a non-executive director. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

The opportunity

Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is an award-winning NHS provider of specialist mental health and learning disability and community services based in the North West of England. Their purpose is to take a lead in improving the wellbeing of their communities in order to make a positive difference throughout people’s lives. This purpose is central to all that the Trust do.

An innovative, multi sited organisation with a turnover of approximately £175m a year and serving people living in Cheshire and Merseyside and Greater Manchester., the Trust employ around 4.000 dedicated staff providing services for people of all ages on a number of Hospital sites, in community clinics, and in Walk-In Centres. They are deemed to be Good by the Care Quality Commission and maintain one of the highest ratings from their regulator for their management of governance and financial risk.

The Trust are committed to building strong relationships with their service users, their patients and their families as well as with their commissioners and other partners to provide high quality, sustainable services. Patients and service users are at the centre of everything the Trust do and they have a mature culture of care across the organisation.

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 want to hear from people from black and other minority ethnic communities who are able to make a real contribution to this organisation.

Essential criteria

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are seeking a new Non-Executive Director with clinical background (preferably but not exclusively, mental health or community) to join their high-performing and ambitious Unitary Board. This is an exciting time to join the Trust as they implement their plan for expanding their strategic partnerships building on the Trust's reputation for the provision of high quality services.

To succeed in this role you will bring your clinical expertise and substantial experience at Board level in complex organisations, you will have strong strategic skills, a deep understanding of good governance and the ability to bring support and challenge to our Board. Most importantly you will share the Trust's focus on ensuring that the users of their services are always their first priority. Initially you will serve on both the Audit and Quality Committees.

How to apply

To apply please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk

Application documents

  • Information pack PDF, 325.9 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.

Application process

  • Closing date for applications: 15 September 2017
  • Final interviews: Week commencing 23 October 2017

Find out more

For a confidential discussion please contact the Chair, Helen Bellairs on 07803 722883. For further information about North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust please visit: www.5boroughspartnership.nhs.uk/

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