Feb 152021

Non-Executive Director - North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Is this you?

  • An experienced, dynamic and driven individual who believes in the NHS
  • A strong, compassionate leader
  • Has a passion for quality and excellence
  • Can demonstrate the ability to build alliances and successful relationships

There has never been a more exciting and challenging time to join us as we move into a new era for healthcare provision to provide more joined up care for patients across community and hospital services and with our system partners.

Established on 1 October 2019, North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We are pioneering integrated working with our partners and are creating a centre of excellence for rural and remote healthcare to deliver safe, high quality care every time.

Non-Executive Directors play a key role within the Trust and on our Board of Directors. We are looking for individuals who can bring their talents and experience to strengthen and bring new perspectives to the Board of Directors. We are particularly looking for:

  • Individuals with a senior clinical background who can help drive improvements to the quality of care we deliver for our patients
  • individuals who have substantial business management experience at a very senior level outside of the NHS and public sector

To be eligible for appointment the candidate must meet all the requirements of the ‘Fit and Proper persons’ test as set out in the Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, you must be a member of North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (membership is free) and you must reside in Cumbria, Lancashire or North East England but must not be employed by the Trust. To become a member of our Trust, please visit the Trust website at https://www.ncic.nhs.uk/trust/how-we-arerun/be-involved/become-a-member.

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 are committed to the aim across the NHS to achieve gender-balanced boards with a goal of delivering that through this recruitment campaign. We particularly welcome applications from females and those from non-binary backgrounds, people from the black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people whom we know are under-represented in non-executive roles.

We strongly encourage potential candidates to contact the Trust with informal and confidential enquires. These are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting; Diane Teasdale, Head of Corporate Governance via [email protected] or 07766 951829.

All applications are to be made via NHS Jobs (Ref: 262-A-21-90927)

Closing date for applications is 21 February 2021.


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