Independent Member: Community (Welsh Essential) - Hywel Dda University Health BoardClosed
|Body:||Hywel Dda University Health Board|
|Appointing Department:||Welsh Government|
|Location:||Meetings will be held in Ystwyth, St David’s Park, Carmarthen SA31 3BB, and in venues across the UHB’s geographical area of Carmarthen, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. The use of remote meetings, using digital systems, has been trialled during the COVID-19 period and has been successful.|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Remuneration:||£13,344 per annum|
|Time Requirements:||4 days per month|
Closed for Applications
Final Interview Date
Maria Battle, Chair
Chair - Hywel Dda University Health Board • Representative of Organisation
Associate Board Member, Hywel Dda University Health Board • Senior Independent Panel Member
Welsh Government Representative, Health & Social Services Department • Departmental Official
Independent Panel Member • Independent Member
Hywel Dda University Health Board (the University Health Board) is the planner and provider of all NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties, to a total population of around 384,000 across a quarter of the landmass of Wales.
It provides Acute, Primary, Community, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities services via General and Community Hospitals, Health Centres, GPs, Dentists, Pharmacists and Optometrists and other sites.
The University Health Board has four main hospital sites at Bronglais in Aberystwyth, Glangwili in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush in Haverfordwest, with a further seven community hospitals. The population is served by 48 general medical practices, 46 dental practices, 3 Orthodontic Practices, 48 Optometric Providers, 99 community pharmacies, and 15 health centres, together with numerous locations from which mental health, learning disabilities and related services are provided. Highly specialised and tertiary services are commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee.
The Health Board has in place governance and assurance arrangements, which are continually being developed and strengthened. The Board is responsible for maintaining appropriate governance arrangements to ensure that it is operating effectively and delivering safe, high quality care, recognising the need to govern the organisation effectively and in doing so, build public and stakeholder confidence. All Board members share corporate responsibility for formulating strategy, ensuring accountability, monitoring performance and shaping culture, together with ensuring that the Board operates as effectively as possible. This is fundamental to the Board’s role in pursuing performance and ensuring that the interests of patients are central and creates a culture supporting open dialogue.
The University Health Board, to accord with the core values for the NHS in Wales, designed to support good governance and the achievement of high standards of care (as included in the NHS e-governance manual), places significant emphasis on:
• Prioritising quality and safety;
• Improvement being integrated with everyday working;
• Focusing on prevention, health improvement and inequality;
• Partnership working; and
• Investing in staff.
Independent Members will demonstrate the following qualities:
Knowledge & Experience
• An understanding of health issues and priorities in the Hywel Dda University Health Board area and the ability to understand the role and work of the Board;
• The ability to contribute effectively at Board level;
• The ability to hold the executives to account for performance whilst maintaining a constructive relationship; and
• The ability to provide a knowledgeable, impartial and balanced perspective on a range of sensitive and complex issues.
Personal Attributes & Skills
The Health Board has defined a set of shared core values. To help demonstrate your commitment to these values, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following:
• The ability to “Put Patients First”;
• The ability to work together as part of a team and in partnership with other key organisations;
• The ability to value and respect others; and
• The ability to communicate openly and honestly.
To be considered, you must be able to demonstrate that you have the qualities, skills and experience to meet all the essential criteria for appointment.
You will have to demonstrate:
• A knowledge of and empathy with local community issues and priorities;
• A citizen focused approach championing the Board’s purpose in serving the public; and
• Organisational experience that will benefit the development of the Health Board moving forward.
For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:
Public Appointments Team
Public Bodies Unit
For further information regarding the role of the Independent Member, please contact Maria Battle, Chair or Joanne Wilson, Board Secretary.
Tel: 01267 239637
If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact email@example.com.
For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit www.gov.wales/publicappointments
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