Independent Member Community to Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board

Body: Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Health and Social Care
Location: Board/Workshop/Development meetings held monthly normally at various locations across the Health Board.
Skills required: Major Projects
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £15,936 per annum
Time Requirements: 4 days per months

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    14/02/2020 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

Independent Members will among other things:-
· Play a full and active role in the governance of the Health Board, both clinical and corporate. You will take an active part in discussions, providing your opinion and challenge and support to the Board on key issues;
· Contribute to the work of the Board based upon your independence, your past experience and knowledge, and your ability to stand back from the day to day operational management;
· Contribute and accept corporate decisions to ensure a joined up, robust and transparent decision making process by the Board;
· Be expected, in time, to fully understand the business through active involvement to enable the effective performance of the organisation;
· Work closely with other public, private and voluntary organisations and ensure that the views of patients, carers and families are fully considered in helping to shape, develop and improve services;
· Analyse and critically review complex information and contribute to sound decision making;
· Have the ability to articulate views relating to the governance and finance of the Health Board, ensuring it is open and honest in its work by contributing fully in the decision making process.

Person Specification

You will have to demonstrate:
A knowledge of and empathy with local community issues and priorities;
A citizen focussed approach championing the Board’s purpose in serving the public;
Organisational experience that will benefit the development of the Health Board.

Additional Information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:
The Corporate Shared Service Centre
Tel: 03000 255454
For further information regarding the role of the Independent Member, please contact Mark Polin OBE, QPM, Chair of Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board;
Email: or Llinos Roberts, Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board Secretary; Tel: 03000858844 Email:

For further information about Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board, you may wish to visit their internet web site:

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