Non-executive Director, North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a vibrant NHS provider of specialist mental health and learning disability, community and in-patient services based in the North West of England.

Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a vibrant 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 £185m 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 are seeking a new Non-Executive Director with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience of holding high levels of accountability
  • Senior level governance experience demonstrating strong strategic planning, financial, risk and performance management.
  • Experience of working in an environment with a wide and complex range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience in the services we provide would be an advantage

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 own skills and substantial experience at Board level or equivalent 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 please visit our website www.nwbh.nhs.uk and for more information about the role and details of how to apply please visit NHS Jobs.  If you want to discuss the role contact Mrs Helen Bellairs, Chairman on 07803 722 883. 

Closing date: 18 July 2019

Preliminary Interviews: w/c 29 July 2019

Final interview: 20 August 2019

Information pack PDF, 171.7 KB

This is a comprehensive information pack which includes the combined role description and person specification.

Advert PDF, 96.5 KB

This is the advert relating to the vacancy.

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