Associate Non-Executive Director - Corporate Governance

Recruiter
National health service
Location
Cheltenham, GL50
Salary
£49,421
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1691512749
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

Associate Non-Executive Director£7,315 for a minimum of 2-2.5 days per monthLocation: Cheltenham and GloucesterFixed term

Role

Associate Non-Executive Director's are appointed for a year with an option to extend for a second year.We are excited to have recently created the post of Associate Non-Executive Director so that we, as a Board, can better represent and serve our diverse communities.

About the Trust

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in England, delivering services from two general hospitals, in thriving Gloucester and beautiful regency Cheltenham. Gloucestershire Hospitals has a £500m (annual operating income, 960 beds, over 125,000 emergency attendances and nearly 800,000 outpatient appointments each year. We have over 8,000 members of staff who are committed to providing high quality, acute, elective and specialist services under our vision of 'Best Care For Everyone' to a diverse population of almost 620,000.The Trust is progressing and delivering ambitious plans for continuous improvement in clinical performance, financial stability and new ways to better deliver services to people who use our hospitals.Gloucestershire has excellent transport links and stunning countryside, and was recently ranked in the top three places to live in the UK.

Our Values

Our values underpin everything we do and describe the way we expect our staff to behave towards our patients, families and carers and between each other. We have the following three values that contribute to our approach of compassionate leadership: Caring, Listening and Excelling.

About the role

The Associate Non-Executive Director (Associate NED) role is used successfully in the NHS to support board succession strategy and achieve a balance of board level skills.This is a developmental post for someone looking to take the next step in their career in strategic leadership and into what may well be their first board level role in the NHS.As one of the reasons for creating the role is to enrich the diversity of the Board, we are interested to hear from people who represent the diversity and richness of the communities the Trust serves and who have diversity of thought that can benefit the Trust.

In addition lived experience as a service user or carer would be especially welcomed, and we would provide support to enable you to develop into the role.We are looking for someone who can help us to make decisions which better serve the diverse communities we serve and we would hope that you would be able to learn as much from your time with us, as we learn from your experience and contributions to our board.

About you

We are seeking an individual with genuine commitment to patients and to the promotion of excellent health care services to help us achieve our vision for the Trust.As one of the reasons for creating the role is to enrich the diversity of the Board, we are not defining the required skills and experience; rather, we are interested to hear from people who represent the diversity and richness of the communities the Trust serves and who have diversity of thought that can benefit the Trust.

We are, however, seeking individuals whose values are aligned with the values of the Trust and who demonstrate the character and integrity to lead in today's NHS. The position requires committed team players, able to offer strong strategic ability, insight and the skills to challenge colleagues in a values oriented organisation.

Next steps

For further information see our website or contact Sim Foreman, Trust Secretary on 0300 422 3573 or click on apply. If you meet the criteria for the role and would like to discuss your application informally, please contact Peter Lachecki, Chair on 0300 422 4721.Closing date: 30 September 2020

Interview Date: week commencing 2 November 2020