Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Non-executive Director

Body: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: Leicestershire
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £13,000 per annum
Time Requirements: 2 - 3 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    28/02/2023 at 11:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director (NED) at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT). This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the Trust.

The successful candidate would be a member of the Trust Board and Chair the Quality and Safety Committee.  They will attend the LPT Audit Committee to report on quality and safety matters.  They will also be a member of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Integrated Care System Quality and Safety Committee working alongside colleagues from the University Hospitals of Leicester and the Integrated Care Board.

Person Specification

You will need to have a genuine commitment to patients and the promotion of excellent health care services.

  • You will have senior level experience in a Board level role in clinical quality / service improvement and redesign with a demonstrable track record of delivering quality improvement at a strategic level in the health sector. Applicants should ideally be from a medical, nursing, or allied health background.

You will need to be able to demonstrate you can use your experience to:

  • Work alongside other non-executives and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board 
  • Bring independence, external perspectives, skills and challenge to strategy development 
  • Hold the executive to account by providing purposeful, constructive scrutiny and challenge Shape and actively support a healthy culture for the trust 

All non-executive directors must champion the standards of public life – by upholding the highest standards of conduct and displaying the principles of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty, and leadership.  

As a future NHS leader, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the range of behaviours required to contribute effectively in this board level role.  These are outlined in the NHS Leadership Academy’s Healthcare Leadership Model

Applicants should live in or have strong connections with Leicester city and the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.

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.  

Our recruitment processes are conducted in accordance with the Code of Governance to ensure that they are made on merit after a fair and open process so that the best people, from the widest possible pool of candidates, are appointed.

Additional Information

Find out more

  • For more information about the role prior to submitting an application, we strongly recommend an informal and confidential discussion with Cathy Ellis, the Chair of the trust, please email her at cathy.ellis1@nhs.net to arrange a time.
  • NHS England – for general enquiries contact Helen Barlow or by emailing helen.barlow2@nhs.net
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