Chair, North Bristol NHS Trust

Body: NHS Improvement
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: We welcome applications from any candidate with the qualities, skills and experience required to undertake this role, but are particularly keen to hear from those who live within 80 miles of North Bristol HQ which is based at Southmead or have strong connections with the area served by the Trust.
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: The remuneration for this role is £40,000 per annum
Time Requirements: You will have considerable flexibility to decide how you manage the time needed to undertake this role. On average, it will require 2 to 3 days a week, including preparation time away from the Trust, the occasional evening engagement and events designed to support your continuous development.


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

NHS Improvement is pleased to announce the appointment of Michele Romaine as Chair of North Bristol NHS Trust from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2021.

Date: 04/05/2018

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Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    06/03/2018 at 12:00

  • Preliminary interviews

    w/c 12/03/2018

  • Panel Sift


  • Stakeholder engagement


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement

    04/05/2018 at 13:00

Vacancy Description

We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT).

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. 

Person Specification

NBT is looking for a Chair who can help it to build on the strong foundations already in place to improve the quality and sustainability of the services it provides it patients. These include a clear and coherent strategy, a highly capable and experienced Board, improving financial grip, a fantastic workforce and improving operational performance.

This is a unique opportunity to share your talents and expertise to help transform and develop the Trust and make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Melanie Shearer at Gatenby Sanderson on 020 7426 3971. 

You can also get in touch with:

North Bristol NHS Trust – for an informal and confidential discussion with Eric Sanders, the Trust Secretary, regarding the role please email or telephone on 0117 414 3809.

NHS Improvement –  to request a candidate information pack and for general enquiries contact Miriam Walker on 0300 123 2059 or by emailing

How to Apply

Details of how to apply are included in the candidate information pack.

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