Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, Associate Non-executive Director

Body: Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: Cambridgeshire
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £6,500 per annum
Time Requirements: 2 days per month

This is not a ministerial appointment.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    10/10/2022 at 09:00

  • Preliminary Interviews (with GatenbySanderson)

    w/c 17 October 2022

  • Panel Sift


  • Stakeholder sessions


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

There is an Associate Non-executive Director (NED) vacancy at Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the Trust.

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust (CCS) delivers a wide range of services for children and adults across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Luton, Peterborough, Milton Keynes, Norfolk, Suffolk and Waveney and has been awarded the highest rating of outstanding by the Care Quality Commission.

The Associate NED role is used successfully in the NHS to support Board succession strategy and achieving a balance of Board level skills. Associate NEDs cannot participate in any formal vote at Board.

The successful candidate for the Associate role will be appointed by the Trust but may also be considered for appointment as a NED of the Board in future, should a vacancy arise and they have the appropriate skills.

Person Specification

You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services. You will have experience in one or more of the following:

  • Board or senior strategic level commercial experience and/or experience of delivering transformation through technology or digital innovation

You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues
  • bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development
  • Provide purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge
  • shape 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 future NHS leaders, the successful candidates 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 live in or have strong connections with at least one of the areas served by the 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 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.

Additional Information

Find out more

Monitoring Form M2715
Info pack CCS ANED M2715
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