West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, Non-executive Director

Body: West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Appointing Department: NHS Improvement
Sectors: Charity & Public Sector, Health and Social Care
Location: West Midlands
Number of Vacancies: 1
Remuneration: £14,000 pa
Time Requirements: 4 days per month

This is not a ministerial appointment.

Campaign Timeline

  • Competition Launched

    23/06/2022

  • Closed for Applications

    07/07/2022 at 11:00

  • Panel Sift

    TBC

  • Final Interview Date

    03/08/2022

  • Announcement

    TBC

Vacancy Description

West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a candidate with substantial senior / Board level or equivalent expertise in a large and complex organisation, to join their Board of Directors.

Person Specification

The Trust is looking for an exceptional individual to provide leadership, independent and objective challenge, and diversity to our Board of Directors. In order to complement the existing skill mix of the Board, we are seeking the following:

An individual with relevant financial experience in the public sector, ideally at Board level in a large and complex organisation. Applicants should hold a recognised professional accountancy qualification e.g. CCAB, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, as the post-holder may be required to Chair the Trust’s Audit Committee.

The Trust has a budget of just under £400 million per annum and employs over 7,000 staff and operates from 15 hub across the region. The Trust provides emergency and urgent services across to a population of 5.6 million people covering Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Coventry, Birmingham, and the Black Country. The organisation has an exceptional financial track record with growth, and great financial stability and resilience during a period of the unprecedented challenge to the NHS as a whole. Whilst facing this challenge the Trust is committed to ensuring the patients receive quality care in the most appropriate settings.

The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to and personal interest in enhancing health and care services and will have the highest standards of personal integrity. They will also be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of and alignment to our core values, and they will need to be a strategic thinker with experience of operating in a rapidly changing environment.

Candidates must be a resident within the operating area of West Midlands Ambulance Service.

The West Midlands Ambulance Service wishes to see the community it serves represented at Board level and will therefore particularly welcome applicants from women and black and ethnic minorities

Additional Information

For further information or queries relating to the recruitment process, please call: Suzie Wheaton on: T: 07966 968 003 or E: suzie.wheaton@wmas.nhs.uk or Phil Higgins on: T:07985 493 637 or E: phil.higgins@wmas.nhs.uk

How to Apply

To apply please visit Non-Executive Director (jobs.nhs.uk)

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

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