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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/08/2020.

Non-Executive Director - Chair of Finance and Performance Committee

Job Reference: 208-452125-20-1

Employer:
Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Non-Executive Director
Location:
Grimsby, Scunthorpe, and Goole
Salary:
£13,045 per annum

We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them


As a Foundation Trust we are governed by our Council of Governors, which is elected from our population and our staff. We are committed to caring for our patients by providing the very best quality and accessible healthcare whilst constantly improving what we do. Our focus is on local services for local people and, in an environment of growing economic challenges and rising expectations, this requires strong leadership and robust partnerships with commissioners, neighbouring healthcare providers, local authorities, and education providers.

We are seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Director who will be Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee. Your role will be as a Non-Executive on a Unitary Board, setting and driving the Trust’s strategic direction, monitoring operational programmes and ensuring the Trust fulfils statutory and legislative responsibilities. This is a key role in improving performance, and promoting the highest standards of practice, quality, and governance.

As Chair of the Finance and Performance Committee the successful candidate will work with executive Directors, including the Director of Finance, to offer support by overseeing, challenging, and gaining assurance on strategies and performance against key financial, operational, and constitutional targets.

The ideal candidate will have strong influencing skills, the ability to hold others to account, and a robust financial and commercial background. . It is necessary for candidates to have qualification and hold membership with one of the following: CIPFA, ACCA or CIMA.

We are keen to receive applications from people who come from a Black, Asian or other minority ethnic background or identify as having a disability.

Candidates will ideally live within the constituency of the Trust and the communities we serve to be eligible to apply for this position, which consist of North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, Goole & Howdenshire, and East & West Lindsey. However, this requirement may be waived by the Council of Governors in agreement with NHSE/I for the right candidate.

Candidates are eligible to become a member of the NLAG FT and membership will be a requirement on appointment. Appointment to this role is subject to ratification by the Council of Governors.

NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Terry Moran, Trust Chair

sarahmeggitt@nhs.net

03033 304982




To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at nlg.nhs.uk/careers

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