Non-Executive Director

Locala Community Partnerships CIC
Batley, West Yorkshire
03 Aug 2019
18 Aug 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Locala Community Partnerships CIC (Locala) is a successful, innovative and forward thinking Social Enterprise which provides community healthcare for the people of Kirklees as well as a number of services in neighbouring Calderdale and Bradford too. Since it was established eight years ago it has grown from an annual turnover of £47 million to around £72 million in 2018/19 - employing around 1300 colleagues - and made a surplus in each financial year enabling it to grow its reserves for future investment in services that support the local community. In October 2018 their main community contract, originally won through competitive tender process, was extended to 2022. They have exciting plans for the future, working with primary and social care and widening its social impact.

The successful tenure of two of their Non-Executive Directors comes to an end soon, one in September and one in December, so they are looking for two new appointments to join them and to help lead them through the next phase of their journey!

As a Non-Executive Director, you will:

* Share responsibility with other directors for the decisions made by the Board and for the success of Locala in leading the continued improvement of community healthcare services and the sustainability of our Business.

* Contribute to the tone and style of Board discussions that facilitate effective decision making and constructive debate, conforming to the highest standards of corporate, clinical and mutual governance.

* Be well respected with strong connections to the local community.

* Have strong commitment to social enterprises and knowledge of how social enterprise develop and function.

* Have a successful track record in a senior role within the commercial, public, or third/social enterprise sector.

Main responsibilities of the role include:

* Providing independent judgement and advice on issues of strategy, vision, performance, resources and standards of conduct and constructively challenge and influence within the Board to develop strategies and the vision for Locala

* Ensuring the Board sets challenging objectives for improving its performance across the range of its functions

* Monitoring the performance of the company against agreed objectives and provide strategic direction and leadership to ensure the ongoing success of Locala

* Monitoring the performance of the executive team in meeting the agreed goals and improvement targets

* Chair or participate as a member of key committees that support accountability

* As appropriate to your skill set - utilising commercial expertise to review plans from a business perspective, ensuring value for money and high levels of probity

* Proactively working with stakeholders to promote Locala as the provider of choice for community services

* Maintaining the highest standard of professional conduct at all times with colleagues, stakeholders/partners and networks

* Ensuring that the organisation values diversity in its workforce and demonstrates equality of opportunity in its treatment of staff and patients and in all aspects of its business.

* Demonstrating the range of leadership behaviours expected by the organisation from its managers and staff, and act as a leadership role model for employees.

This role is based on working 4 days per month with a salary of £10,000 per annum.

The closing date for this role is Wednesday 31st July 2019 with interviews due to take place on 4th & 9th September 2019.

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LOCATION: Batley, West Yorkshire

JOB TITLE: Non-Executive Director (General or Commercial)

SALARY & BENEFITS: £10,000 per annum based on 4 days per month

WORKING HOURS: 4 days per month