Nov 122020

Non-Executive Director - University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB)

Recruiter: University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: £13,000 per annum, Mileage and other expenses are payable inline with Trust Policy
Posted: 10 Nov 2020
Closes: 30 Nov 2020
Ref: NED01
Contact: Philippa Gardiner
Category: Non Executive, Non Executive Director
Sector: Acute Trust
Job Type: Contract

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust (UHDB) is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country. We have over 13,000 staff providing care across 48 specialties, spanning five hospitals (including one of the biggest Trauma and Orthopaedics Specialties in the country and Children’s services at both Derby and Burton Hospitals) which care for more than one million patients each year and serves a population of a similar size across South Derbyshire, South East Staffordshire and beyond.

The Trust has five hospitals across the region, with the largest being the Royal Derby Hospital and the second largest being Queen’s Hospital Burton, covering the historic Peak District, Southern Derbyshire and East Staffordshire. Our Community Hospitals are Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital in Tamworth, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital in Lichfield and London Road Community Hospital in Derby. In addition, we have staff at four other clinical sites across Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

We are searching for a new Non-Executive Director to join to our Trust Board. We are a forward-thinking, innovative, friendly organisation that values a variety of professions and expertise that make a positive difference to the lives of those communities the Trust serves. You would have the opportunity to shape, inform, develop and deliver our approach to providing high quality services that delivers our Exceptional Care Together strategy.

We are on a journey to become a truly inclusive and diverse organisation and it is imperative that our Board reflects the communities we serve. We are actively looking for applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition. We 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.

The remuneration for Non-Executive Director post at the Trust is £13,000 per annum. Mileage and other expenses are payable in line with the Trust’s Policy.

Time commitment will be four days a month but other than attendance at meetings (including Trust Board meetings) much of this commitment will be flexible.

Whilst it is anticipated that most applicants may hold a portfolio of part-time appointments, the Trust is open to receiving applicants in full-time employment who may be able to fit in Non-Executive Director commitments with those of their employer.

Full details of the post and a candidate pack can be obtained from Philippa Gardiner, or the candidate information pack is available below:

Download the UHDB Non Executive Director candidate information pack Nov 2020.docx 1MB >

To apply for this post:

  • Please provide a full curriculum vita with a covering letter (no more than two pages) outlining your relevant experience articulating why you are interested in the role at UHDB
  • Contact details of four referees (who will not be contacted without your permission)

Please send by email marked ‘UHDB NED’ to general enquires contact [email protected]

Closing date is 30 November 2020.

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