Non-Executive Director

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • To work with the Board on the strategic and annual plans of the Trust to ensure that the health needs of the population served by the Trust are fully considered.
  • To ensure that the Trust establishes clear objectives to deliver the agreed plans and meet the terms of its licence and to regularly review performance against these objectives.
  • To consult and work with the Council of Governors on the performance of the Board and to ensure that the health needs of the population served by the Trust are being met.
  • To ensure the best use of financial resources to maximise benefits for patients and that effective financial control arrangements are developed across the Trust to secure high levels of probity and value for money.
  • To ensure that processes and procedures are in place to deliver high standards of professional, clinical, administrative and personal behaviours across the Trust.
  • To uphold the values of the Trust, be an appropriate role model and to ensure that the Trust promotes equality and diversity for all its patients, staff and other stakeholders.
  • To lead or participate in committees of the Board of Directors, as well as Council of Governors meetings with specific activities to support the delivery of services.
  • To support and challenge where appropriate, the Chairman, Chief Executive and other Directors of the Trust Board to ensure that the Board conforms to the highest standards of corporate and quality governance and makes appropriate decisions.
  • To represent the Trust's views with national, regional or local bodies or individuals to ensure that the view of a wide range of stakeholders are considered and to be an ambassador for the Trust.

Person specification

Passionate representation
Essential criteria
  • Representing needs of diverse communities served

Board level experience
Essential criteria
  • Ability to work at Board level as an effective member

Professional Background
Essential criteria
  • Nursing, Midwifery or Allied Health Professional background

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download
  • Non-Executive Director Recruitment Pack ( PDF , 2.7 MB )
  • The Nolan Principles of Public Life ( PDF , 273.1 KB )
  • Recruitment Brochure ( PDF , 1.7 MB )
  • Living our Values ( PDF , 260.7 KB )
  • Information for Candidates ( PDF , 348.5 KB )

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