Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, Non-executive Director

Body: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health
Location: Central London
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £13,000 pa
Time Requirements: Approximately 2.5 days per month (and as required)

This is not a ministerial appointment.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    25/08/2021

  • Closed for Applications

    27/09/2021 at 12:00

  • Panel Sift

    11/10/2021

  • Final Interview Date

    01/11/2021

  • Announcement

    TBC

Vacancy Description

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) is the UK’s pre-eminent paediatric centre and one of the top children’s hospitals in the world. We are renowned for delivering outstanding specialist and sub-specialist clinical services to children and young people from across the UK and overseas.

Working in partnership with the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health (GOS ICH), we support the largest centre in Europe devoted to research and postgraduate teaching in children’s health. Our mission is to provide world-class care by placing the child and their family at the heart of everything we do.

Person Specification

We require an exceptionally talented individual to lead our organisation in shaping and achieving our ambitious strategy. Working in partnership with the Chair and rest of the Board, the Non-Executive Director will provide inspirational and dynamic leadership to our Trust. We wish to hear from candidates with Board level experience as an Executive and ideally as a Non-Executive or Trustee, with specific experience in one of the following areas:

  • Strong business and financial acumen, with considerable experience at Board level for a large/complex/changing healthcare organisation (NHS or commercial).
  • Experience of designing, negotiating and delivering innovative technologies (for example digital) within a commercial or public environment (and managing workforce/ transformation/ cultural implications).

The candidate will require a strong commitment to the principles of the NHS and champion effective, safe services and an excellent patient and family experience. They will be passionate about improving child health. They will offer leadership qualities which will enable us to continually improve our clinical, operational and financial performance. They will be able to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and delivery of our sustainability plans.

Candidates will also demonstrate:

  • Significant intellect, political nous and credibility to understand the NHS landscape in which the Trust operates;
  • A high degree of integrity and diplomacy to collaborate and sustain relationships with internal stakeholders (Board members, Governors and staff members).
  • An in-depth understanding of governance with the ability to hold senior executives to account and challenge accordingly;
  • Outstanding communication skills.

The Trust welcomes interest from individuals who bring exceptional leadership capabilities from a diverse variety of backgrounds

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of a global centre of excellence in child health.

Additional Information

The information pack will be available shortly.

How to Apply

If you would like a confidential discussion about the role please contact Rhiannon Smith or Jenny Adrian on jadrian@hunter-healthcare.com or call 07939 250362.

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This post is NOT regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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