Northwest Boroughs Healthcare
NHS Foundation Trust is an award-winning NHS provider of specialist mental
health and learning disability, community and in-patient services based in the
North West of England. Our purpose is to take a lead in improving the wellbeing
of our communities in order to make a positive difference throughout people’s
lives. This purpose is central to all that we do.
The Trust has a turnover of approximately £175m a year and serves people living in Cheshire and Merseyside and Greater Manchester.
An innovative, multi sited
organisation, we employ around 4.000 dedicated staff providing services for
people of all ages on a number of Hospital sites, in community clinics, and in
Walk-In Centres. We are rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission and
maintain the high standards set by our regulator for our management of
governance and financial risk.
We are committed to building
strong relationships with our service users, our patients and their carers as
well as our commissioners and other partners to provide high quality,
sustainable services. Patients and
service users are at the centre of everything we do and we have a mature
Culture of Care across the organisation.
We have enjoyed recent success in the award of significant new contracts locally, primarily in the general community sector.
We are seeking two new Non-Executive Directors; one a qualified accountant with public sector experience at Board level, and the other from the private sector with business and commercial experience to join our high-performing and ambitious unitary Board. This is an exciting time to join us as we implement our plan for strategic growth, building on our reputation for the provision of high quality services.
To succeed in this role you will bring your financial or business skills along with substantial experience at Board level in complex organisations, you will have strong strategic skills, a deep understanding of good governance and the ability to bring support and challenge to our Board. Most importantly you will share our focus on ensuring the users of our services are always our first priority.
To find out more about our organisation, this role and details of how to apply please visit NHS Jobs at www.jobs.nhs.uk or contact Mrs Helen Bellairs, Chairman on 07803 722883
Closing date: 30 March 2018
Final interviews: Week commencing 23 April 2018
Role description and person spec document