NON EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (DESIGNATE)
As an aspirant Foundation Trust we are looking to recruit a clinically qualified "designate" Non Executive Director (NED) as a key part of our Board’s succession planning. It is intended that the successful candidate will become a full voting member when a vacancy arises on the Board. We are looking for an exceptional candidate with recent medical, nursing or other clinical experience, with a relevant recognised qualification. We can offer a great opportunity to put your talents to use by making a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.
Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust provide community based care in and around Norfolk, offering a wide range of NHS healthcare services such as district nursing, health visiting and speech and language therapy, as well as almost 300 community hospital beds. We serve a population of around 870,000 people, making us one of the largest providers of community health and care services in the NHS. To be considered for this role you should be able to demonstrate that you have the necessary skills, experience and competencies required by the Trust. The successful candidate will play an important role in the strategic direction of the organisation and will participate on committees, task groups and attend Board meetings.
At interview you will need to demonstrate a range of competencies required to contribute effectively at board level including strategic thinking, team working and excellent communication skills. We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments are made on merit. We believe that the best Boards are those that reflect the communities they serve. Preference will be given to candidates who live in or around Norfolk, and the surrounding areas.
The time commitment is a minimum of two and a half days per month and remuneration is £6,096 pa. This may be reviewed in the event of achieving Foundation Trust status.
More information about Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust can be viewed on our website: www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk
For an informal discussion with the Chair, Ken Applegate, please contact the Chair’s PA, Terry Siedlecki on 01603 697415.
To view the full job description and person specification and to apply please click the 'apply via email' button.
The advert will close on NHS Jobs at midnight on Thursday 29 November 2012.