Department of Health
Chair – National Oversight Group for High Secure Forensic Services
The National Oversight Group for High Secure Forensic Services (NOG) is an advisory body that brings together representation from NHS England the Department of Health, the Ministry of Justice, Monitor, the Trust Development Authority, the Welsh Assembly Government, and high secure care providers and commissioners, who have expertise and/or accountability for provision, regulation, commissioning, authorisation and/or high secure care pathways.
The purpose of NOG is to provide NHS England assurance that high secure services are being commissioned and provided in line with the High Security Psychiatric Services Directions and to the highest standards. Responsibility for direct commissioning and service delivery sits with NHS England and the high security services (HSS) providers respectively.
Candidates will have experience at a senior level in the capacity of regulator, commissioner and/or provider of publicly funded care with specific expertise in one or more of the following: public and/or private sector regulation; trustee or other board member in another non-for-profit organisation; direct interface with government ministers or government departments; successful professional expertise in design/procurement/accountability in the operation of publicly funded provision; proven track record in advocacy in a legal setting and/or in other similar national/regional Boards.
The time commitment will be up to 15 days per year with remuneration of £800 per day.
For further information and how to apply please visit http://publicappointments.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/appointment/chair-national-oversight-group-high-secure-forensic-services/
If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting reference EC15-24.
The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 16th July 2015.
The Department of Health and NHS England value and promote diversity and are committed to encouraging applications from all sections of the community.