Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Non-executive Director x 2

Body: Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: Cumbria
Number of Vacancies: 2
Remuneration: £13,491 per annum
Time Requirements: You will be expected to be available for up to 5 days a month, although this will vary from month to month.

This is not a ministerial appointment.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications


  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

The Board of Directors (the Board) of Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is fully accountable for every aspect of performance. This means being accountable for organisational systems which ensure that the services we provide to patients, many of whom are amongst the most vulnerable in our communities, are relevant to their needs and are both safe and of high quality.

Person Specification

For Non-Executive Director positions, candidates will need to:

1. have board level or equivalent experience in a large, complex organisation;

2. have an understanding of achieving organisational and culture change management and transformation in a dynamic organisation;

3. have experience of providing appropriate leadership, oversight, support and challenge at decision-making levels in a diverse organisation to help develop proposals on priorities relating to any or all of the following:

a. risk mitigation including impact of external unforeseen factors

b. investment

c. assurance

d. customer satisfaction

e. strategic planning

f. large scale change

g. Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

4. demonstrate a commitment to the Trust’s values (see Appendix 1 & 2 in the Information Pack for details)

In undertaking this recruitment process, the Trust is aiming to ensure one of the successful candidates meets the essential criteria of:

• Health or care qualification/registration via Nursing & Midwifery Council, General Medical Council or Health & Care Professionals Council

Desirable Criteria

The Trust would like to ensure as far as possible that the membership of the Board enables individuals to bring their talent, experience and innovation to the oversight of building clinical partnerships and an understanding/experience of delivering clinical care. You will have demonstrable experience of motivating and creating enthusiasm in order to make a real difference to the people using the Trust’s services.

To achieve the best balance of skills on the Board, the Trust is aiming to recruit individuals with relevant experience in each of the following areas:

• Workforce

• Digital or Information Management Technology (IM&T)

• Voluntary sector or community based organisations

• Primary Care or NHS/Social Care Commissioning

Candidate Information Pack
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