London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust, Associate Non-executive Director x3

Body: NHS Improvement
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sector: Health and Social Care
Location: London
Number of Vacancies: 3
Remuneration: £11,500
Time Requirements: 2 - 3 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    06/10/2020 at 11:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

The Associate NED role is used successfully in the NHS to support Board succession strategy and achieving a balance of Board level skills. Associate NEDs cannot participate in any formal vote at Board.

The successful candidates for the Associate roles will be appointed by the Trust but may also be considered for appointment as a NED of the Board in future, should a vacancy arise, and they have the appropriate skills.

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 ideally gained a large complex organisation in one or more of the following:

  • Significant experience engaging with the diverse social, economic and cultural groups served by the organisation, and an ability to bring cultural insights particularly from the black and minority ethnic communities
  • An ability to add to the existing board members’ experience through bringing personal, and ideally lived experience of the NHS.
  • Finance experience preferably with a financial qualification
  • Property and estates management expertise

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

  • 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 the are served by the trust.

Additional Information

Find out more

  • We strongly recommend an informal and confidential discussion with Sir Amyas Morse, the Chair of the trust. Please contact Preetam Matharu on 020 8869 2005 or email
  • NHS England / NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Helen Barlow on 0300 123 2038 or by emailing


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