Non-Executive Director (x2)
£13,300 for a minimum of 4-5 days per month
Location: Cheltenham and Gloucester
About the Trust
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest hospital trusts in England, delivering services from two general hospitals, in thriving Gloucester and beautiful regency Cheltenham.
Gloucestershire has excellent transport links and stunning countryside, and was recently ranked in the top three places to live in the UK.
Gloucestershire Hospitals has a £530m annual income, 900 beds, over 140,000 emergency attendances and nearly 800,000 outpatient appointments each year. We have over 7,700 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 more than 628,000.
The Trust is entering an exciting period as it progresses ambitious plans, led by a largely new Board, for continuous improvement in clinical performance, financial stability and new ways to better deliver services to people who use our hospitals.
About the role
The Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) are accountable to the Chair of the Trust who also chairs the Council of Governors. It is the Council of Governors which has specific responsibility for the appointment of the NEDs. The primary role of NEDs is to constructively challenge and help develop proposals for strategy, and review management performance of the Trust by providing independent experience and perspective.
We are seeking two experienced Non-Executive Directors to help us achieve our vision for the Trust.
Given our Board is currently under represented by members of our Black or Minority Ethnic communities we would particularly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. Our ambition is to secure Non-Executive Directors who can help us to make decisions which reflect the diverse communities we serve.
We have recently reviewed the skill set of our Board members and are looking to bring in additional Board members with:
Significant executive-level leadership experience and track record of leading/sponsoring a range of major IT programmes with innovative digital and information business strategies. Proven capability to challenge, contribute to and support the vision and strategic objectives. An ability to act as a champion for digital hospital
Significant strategic-level experience of multi-agency integration of health and social care and/or delivering new models of care gained in an executive-level strategy/policy/transformation role of relevance to Gloucestershire’s journey to become an Integrated Care System (ICS)
Candidates with other skills sets may be considered at the discretion of the panel.
All candidates must have relevant experience at Board level or equivalent, in the private and/or public sector and a passion for delivering health and care.
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
We are seeking individuals who can demonstrate not only a high level of competence but also the character and integrity to lead in today’s NHS. Both positions require committed team players, able to offer strong strategic ability, insight and the skills to challenge colleagues in a values oriented organisation.
For further information see our website.
If you meet the criteria for the role and would like to discuss your application informally, please contact Lukasz Bohdan, Director of Corporate Governance on 0300 422 2932 or email email@example.com.
Closing date: midnight on 25 November 2018
Interview Date: week commencing 10th December 2018
If you have not heard from the Trust by 7th December please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.