Non-Executive Director/Independent Member (Estates and Planning) - Velindre University NHS Trust

Body: Velindre University NHS Trust
Appointing Department: Welsh Government
Sector: Health
Location: Velindre University NHS Trust has a Headquarters at Parc Nantgarw in Cardiff. The Trust provides specialist cancer and blood services for people across Wales through Velindre Cancer Centre (external link) and the Welsh Blood Service (external link). The successful candidate will therefore be required to travel, although a significant number of other meetings and Board related events will be held at their main sites in Nantgarw, Cardiff and Talbot Green. It may be necessary to stay overnight on some occasions.
Skills required: Business / Commercial
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: The remuneration for the role of Independent Member of the Trust is a fixed sum of £9,360 per annum.
Time Requirements: 4 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    23/08/2019 at 16:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement



Assessment Panel

Vacancy Description

Skills and experience in the planning and/or management of capital investment projects;

Ability to critically appraise capital investment business cases;

Understanding of the principles of effective project management;

Understanding of the principles of sound estate management and its effect on the efficient delivery of health care;

Understanding and promoting Public and Patient Engagement;

Understanding of Civil Contingency and Business Continuity  Planning;

Understanding of performance management as it relates to planning and the estate;

Understanding of NHS estate risk management processes and the statutory issues arising from the estate, including regulatory requirements governing laboratories;

An awareness of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and Welsh Government’s: ‘A Healthier Wales: our Plan for Health and Social Care’ and

Ability to apply specialist skills in a strategic board environment.

Person Specification

An understanding of health issues and priorities in the Trust’s area and  the ability to understand the role and work of the Board;

Ability to hold the executives to account for performance whilst maintaining a constructive relationship;

Ability to provide a knowledgeable, impartial and balanced perspective on a range of sensitive and complex issues;

A broad understanding of the information governance requirements required to comply with legislation e.g. Data Protection Act (DPA);

Additional Information

For further information regarding the selection process, please contact:

Public Appointments Team Email:

For further information or to arrange an informal discussion about the role of the Independent Member please contact Professor Donna Mead OBE, Chair of Velindre University NHS Trust on Tel: 029 20196161 or Email OR Georgina Galletly, Director of Corporate Governance Georgina Galletly (Velindre – Trust Governance) on Tel: 029 2031 6972 / Email

For further information about the Velindre NHS Trust, you may wish to visit the Trust’s web site:

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role, please contact the Welsh Government’s Corporate Shared Service Centre Helpdesk on 029 2082 5454 or

For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit

MA-P-VG-2029_19 - Doc 6 - Information pack for applicants - NED Estates and Planning to Velindre NHS Trust - English
MA-P-VG-2029_19 - Doc 6 - Information pack for applicants - NED Estates and Planning to Velindre NHS Trust - Welsh
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