The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust - Non-executive Director & 2 Associates

Body: NHS Improvement
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: Applicants should live in or have strong connections with the surrounding counties.
Skills required: Transformation
Number of Vacancies: 3
Remuneration: £6,157 per annum
Time Requirements: On average this role will require a time commitment equivalent to 2 to 3 days a month


An announcement has been made on the outcome of this appointment.

NHS Improvement is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr John Hogan from 1 August 2017 to 31 July 2019 as a Non-executive Director of The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust.
He is entitled to receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.
Further information may be available at

Date: 16/10/2017

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    03/07/2017 at 11:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

Ref: M1497

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director with clinical and patient safety expertise on The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust Board.  The Trust is also is also looking to provide additional public, voluntary, community or charity expertise by identifying two Associates who will provide experience in strategic planning, financial management or service development.

This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.


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 one or more of the following areas:

For the Non-executive Director post:

  • Clinical and patient safety expertise gained from medical, nursing or allied disciplines, preferably with experience at a senior level in an academic, research, regulatory or clinically focused fields.

 For the Associate posts:

  • Public, voluntary, community or charity sector experience with experience in strategic planning/ financial management or service development.

Previous non-executive experience gained within the public or private sector would be an advantage.

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 surrounding counties.

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.  

Additional Information

For information about the Trust, such as business plans, annual reports, and services, visit their website.

Getting in touch

  • With the Trust – For an informal and confidential discussion with Alan Burns, the Chair of the trust, please contact Heather Schultz on 01279 444455 extension 2555 or email
  • With NHS Improvement – for general enquiries contact Sharon Davies on 0300 123 2068 or by emailing

How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for this role please provide:

  • a CV that includes your address and contact details, highlighting and explaining any gaps in your employment history
  • a supporting statement that highlights your motivation for applying and your understanding of the NHS and the role. You should outline your personal responsibility and achievement within previous roles and how your experience matches the person specification
  • the names, positions, organisations and contact details for three referees. Your referees should be individuals in a line management capacity, and cover your most recent employer, any regulated health or social care activity or where roles involved children or vulnerable adults.  Your references will be taken prior to interview and may be shared with the selection panel
  • please complete and return the monitoring information form which accompanies this pack and is available for download
  • tell us about any dates when you will not be available

Please forward your completed application to

M1497 Monitoring Form (doc 107kb)
M1497 Information pack (pdf 436KB)
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