You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services. You will have senior level finance experience gained within in a large and complex organisation, preferably with a financial qualification.
You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:
alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of
independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy
the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and
and actively support a healthy culture for the trust
All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.
As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role. These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model.
Applicants should ideally live in West Kent or have strong connections with the area.
We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best boards are those that reflect the communities they serve.
We particularly welcome applications from women, people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people who we know are under-represented in chair and non-executive roles.
Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Code of Governance to ensure that they are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed.
This is a comprehensive information pack for candidates, which explains the requirements to undertake the role, as well as details of how to apply and information about the trust.
We like to monitor information to establish who applies for our roles and to ensure no group is treated unfairly. Your answers will be treated confidentially and will not be shared with the selection panel unless explicitly stated.
|Closing date for receipt of applications||4 March 2019 at 11am|
|Interview date||25 March 2019|
|Proposed start date||As soon as available|
* Read the information pack to find out how to apply and forward your completed application to NHSI.Chairsandneds@nhs.net
Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Government’s Principles of Public Appointments and Governance Code and are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed. This appointment is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments
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strongly recommend an informal and confidential discussion with David Highton,
the Chair of the Trust Board (although Mr Highton will only be available for
such a discussion on 1 March 2019). Please contact Kevin Rowan,
Trust Secretary, on 01622 228 698 or via firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr
Rowan is also available to respond to any practical queries about the
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