Non-Executive Director

£13,500 per annum, an average of five days per month

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a ‘Good’ rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a ‘we can do this’ attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

As an employee of Barnsley Hospital, you will find that we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all, welcome applications from a wide range of candidates and select interviewees based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

We take equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff really seriously, this could include flexible working, part-time, job share and remote working from home. Please talk to us during the interview process to discuss any flexibility that you may require.

We hope that you will choose to join us.

About the post

Candidates will require recent relevant financial experience in a large, complex organisation which is essential to undertake this role. This experience may be from other organisations than the NHS or public sector as we welcome applicants with relevant private sector experience who can contribute to our success.

Job Description & Person Specification

In order to deliver the best care to our patients we know we need the best leaders to help us on our journey and to continue to be the best for our patients. As a Foundation Trust we enjoy greater flexibility, but this places greater reliance on the leadership and governance of our Board.

Successful candidates will possess exceptional leadership skills and demonstrate real motivation for making a difference.  They will be strategic thinkers, widely experienced in the dynamics of a modern business operating in a rapidly changing environment.

Candidates will require recent relevant financial experience in a large, complex organisation which is essential to undertake this role. This experience may be from other organisations than the NHS or public sector as we welcome applicants with relevant private sector experience who can contribute to our success.

We are seeking candidates who can bring a local perspective to our Trust so we are keen to speak to candidates who live or work in the Barnsley area or the South Yorkshire/West Yorkshire region and/or have strong connections with the Barnsley area and be willing to demonstrate a commitment to the wider Barnsley community as well as the Trust.

You should also be committed to the NHS and the principles behind an NHS Foundation Trust.

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 that they serve.

We welcome applications from women, people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people who we know are under-represented in 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.

If you would like any further information or clarification to assist in your application then for an informal discussion with the Chair please contact Stephanie Marson, PA to the Chief Executive and Chairman on 01226 431800.

For application enquiries please contact Michelle Sheppard or Sarah Parkinson on 01226 431694, alternatively email michellesheppard@nhs.net or sarahparkinson@nhs.net

Closing Date:  Sunday 18th July 2021        

Virtual Stakeholders discussion Group:  Tuesday 3rd August (1-hour online)

Virtual Interview Panel: Wednesday 4th August (1-hour online)

NB Due to Covid restrictions and current guidance the process for recruitment to this role will be conducted virtually.

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