The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Chair

Body: NHS Improvement
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health
Location: Harlow
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £44,100 per annum
Time Requirements: 2 to 3 days a week

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched


  • Closed for Applications

    08/06/2021 at 12:00

  • Panel Sift


  • Stakeholder engagement event

    July 2021 (tbc)

  • Final Interview Date


  • Announcement


Vacancy Description

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) is an ambitious acute hospital, with the vision of providing outstanding healthcare to their local population all of the time, in conjunction with their health and care partners in West Essex and East Hertfordshire.

NHS England and NHS Improvement are searching for a talented and inclusive Chair to lead the PAHT Board. You will be an energetic, compassionate, and collaborative existing or aspirant Chair with business acumen and an alignment with the values of the Trust. We are looking for someone motivated to bring their track record of success across the public or private sector to improve the Trust and make a genuine difference to the communities in Harlow and the surrounding villages.

In this appointment process we are actively seeking candidates from a range of diverse and inclusive backgrounds who offer the leadership skills required to take the Trust forward, and your values, Board level experience, and ability inspire and harness the talents of others is more important than the sector you have gained your experience in.

This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services contributing to the shared responsibility for improving the health of PAHT’s population by sharing your talents and expertise to help transform the hospital deepening the collaborative working essential to make a positive difference to their local communities.

Person Specification

Full details are included in the candidate information pack. To request a copy of the information pack please contact Miriam Walker on 0300 123 2059 or by emailing quoting reference M2402 in the subject line.

Additional Information

If you feel inspired by PAHT’s vision and would like to learn more about this critical appointment, please contact the Trust’s retained advisors for a confidential discussion on the role: Thomas Patterson, Director on 07970 339 151 or Johnny Townson, Principal Researcher on 07811 229 322.

For general enquiries, please contact Miriam Walker on 0300 123 2059 or by emailing quoting reference M2402 in the subject line.

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