Non-executive Director, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are seeking exceptional candidates to help us achieve our vision for the next five years, which is to work with our partners to deliver accessible, personalised and integrated services.

We particularly welcome applications from people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, women and people with disabilities who we know are under-represented on our Board.   

About us

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a major provider of hospital and community healthcare services to the diverse communities of Swindon, Wiltshire and the surrounding counties. We have a turnover of £300 million and a workforce of approx. 4,500 caring, compassionate and skilled staff. We are working hard to develop fully integrated services that offer high quality care and excellent customer service.

Against a challenging financial backdrop, we have recently established an ambitious strategic transformation programme, which is designed to help us meet the healthcare needs of the local population now and in the future.

Who we are looking for

We are seeking exceptional candidates to help us achieve our vision for the next five years, which is to work with our partners to deliver accessible, personalised and integrated services.  There is a mandatory requirement for candidates to reside within our geographical area serviced by the hospital – Wiltshire, Oxford, Gloucester and West Berkshire. 

Candidates must have commercial experience at a senior level in the public, voluntary and/or private sector and an understanding of health care locally.  You will work alongside the Executive Directors, the Non- Executive Directors and Governors. As a member of the Trust Board you will challenge and support the implementation of our strategy, role model our values, scrutinise management performance and ensure we continue to provide high quality care for our patients.  The successful candidate will have offer a breadth of senior leadership experience.

Next steps

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Ashley Oakshott, Head of Recruitment, Great Western Hospital or via email to a.oakshott@nhs.net  

For further information, please see our website or contact Carole Nicholl, Director of Governance & Assurance on 01793 603398 or at carole.nicholl2@nhs.net. For an informal discussion please contact Roger Hill, Chairman on 01793 604175.

Remuneration: £13,000 pa

Closing date: 14 December 2018

Interview Date: January 2019 – Date to be confirmed

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