North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS), ChairAnnounced
|Appointing Department:||NHS Improvement|
|Sectors:||Charity & Public Sector, Health|
|Location:||North West region|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Remuneration:||£35,000 per annum|
|Time Requirements:||2 to 3 days a week|
An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.View Announcement
Closed for Applications
15/11/2018 at 12:00
Final Interview Date
Proposed start date
1 February 2019, when the retiring Chair’s term of office comes to an end, although the successful candidate will be invited to undertake some preparatory work on behalf of the Trust during January
01/02/2019 at 10:00
NWAS provides 24 hour, 365 days a year urgent and emergency care and patient transport services to those in need. Their highly skilled staff provide life-saving care and clinical advice to patients in the community and take people to hospital or a place of care if needed.
NWAS is geographically the largest NHS ambulance service in England, providing services to a population of around seven million people across a geographical area of approximately 5,400 square miles. The Trust handles over 1.23 million emergency calls each year, 1.6 million 111 calls and undertakes approximately three million patient journeys. Within this total, around 1.4 million patient journeys are undertaken by their non-emergency service for patients travelling to hospitals and other healthcare centres for treatment. The service is commissioned by 31 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the North West and provides a wide range of services that cover emergency and urgent care, patient transport, resilience and NHS 111 service.
We are looking for candidates who want to use their energy, skills and experience to help drive the delivery of sustainable healthcare services for the people of the North West. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds who can apply their experience from different sectors, as well as from health, to this demanding role.
Full details are included in the chair information pack.
For more information and to request a chair information pack please contact Miriam Walker at NHS Improvement on 0300 123 2059 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference N1729 in the subject line.
You can also contact the office of Michael Forrest, Interim Chief Executive, NWAS on 01204 498413.
How to Apply
Details on how to apply are included in the chair information pack.Return to NHS Appointments