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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/02/2020.

Job Reference: 457-20-005-SM

Employer:
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Fulwood House
Salary:
£42,000 per annum

About us

We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.


Chair

Sheffield

£42,000 per annum for 2-3 days a week

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust is a main provider of a wide range of specialist mental health, social care, learning disabilities and primary care services to service users and their carers and families in Sheffield. We promote emotional health and wellbeing through the provision of accessible high-quality modern services delivered by over 2,400 dedicated staff. Our culture is founded upon strong relationships and co-production with staff, service users and their families and carers as well as with our partners and commissioners. As a key member of the Sheffield Accountable Care Partnership, we continue to integrate physical, psychological and social care, support primary care networks through our own GP and primary care services, and improve wellbeing outcomes across the communities we serve.

Following the appointment of a new and highly experienced Chief Executive, Jan Ditheridge who will join us in March this year, we are seeking a Chair to lead our Board and Council of Governors on our journey of development. We are also seeking a Non-Executive Director who will lead our Audit and Risk Committee.

Our Chair will provide vision, support, influence and challenge across a complex organisation and local health and social care economy. We are seeking a leader who shares our person-centred values and has a passion for continuous improvement. You will be a strong communicator with an authentic style that will engage and inspire our dedicated staff, Governors, partners and the diverse population we serve.

Bringing significant Board-level experience gained in complex, changing environments, you will offer informed and independent challenge as well as a high degree of support to our Board team. Promoting the highest standards of integrity and corporate governance you will ensure that quality, finance and operational demands are held in balance. With strong collaboration skills you will support our future development and create high levels of aspiration within the organisation, the wider system and especially in those we serve. In return this will be a highly rewarding position offering you the opportunity to influence the quality and sustainability of our services now and for the future.

Please refer to the Job Description for the link on how to apply for the job. Only applications made through this link will be accepted

To find out more please contact GatenbySanderson; Emma Pickup or Roz Catlow-Patterson on 0113 205 6296

Closing date: Friday 21 February

Preliminary interviews: w/c 2 March

Final interviews and assessment: w/c 30 March

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health.

 




Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:

  • Respect: We listen to other, valuing their views and contributions
  • Compassion: We show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
  • Partnership: We engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
  • Accountability: We are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity, accepting responsibility for outcomes
  • Fairness: We ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
  • Ambition: We are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our service users.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £48.23) must be met by the successful applicant(s).

SHSC is a Level 2 'Disability Confident' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet ALL of the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.



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