South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Non-executive Director

Body: South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health
Location: South Yorkshire
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £13,584 per annum
Time Requirements: 2.5/3 days per month

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    27/02/2020 at 12:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning organisation which exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities.

Our compassionate, dedicated and enthusiastic staff are committed to living our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values guide us in providing a range of community, mental health and learning disability services to more than a million people across Barnsley, Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield. We also provide some medium secure (forensic) services to the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber and some wellbeing services in other parts of Yorkshire.

Person Specification

We’re looking for a Non-executive director who is financially qualified (CCAB registered accountant), with senior-level financial management experience, to join our strong, unitary Board in guiding our workforce to deliver the highest quality care for local people. You’ll have the ability to build strong relationships, provide support and constructive challenge to the Executive team, and help us to continue to improve the services we deliver. You will bring the capability and enthusiasm to support our ambitious vision and goals within the context of significant change, transformation and opportunity, both within the organisation and in the wider NHS.

You will demonstrate an ability to engage positively and collaboratively in Board discussions and act as an ambassador for the Trust. You should also bring strong relationship management skills and have a passion for delivering excellence. Able to champion our drive for service excellence, you will demonstrate experience of working, ideally at Board level, in large, complex, customer-focused organisations.

Additional Information

If you share our ambition for success and can offer the commitment needed, please attend our drop in recruitment/information event to meet members of our Trust Board. Further information about the drop in session can be found on our website:

If you would like to arrange to have an informal discussion about this role, please e-mail marked as “Non-Executive Director appointment” or telephone 01226 644219 .

Closing date: 27 February 2020 (12 noon)

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: 1 June 2020

How to Apply


For further information on how to apply and to download a copy of the information pack, please visit our website:

NED candidate information pack 2020 v3

This post is NOT regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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