Associate Non-Executive Director

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Stoke on Trent & Stafford

  • Location

    Stoke on Trent & Stafford

  • Job type


  • Sector


  • Salary/Remuneration

    £13,000 per annum for a time commitment of 2-3 days a month

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    06 June 2022

  • Client

    University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Ref: GSe86150


The University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is a hugely ambitious Trust. We want all our patients, staff, and partners to reach their potential, and we're extremely proud of our hospitals (Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital at Stafford) and our people. With an annual turnover of c£840m and over 11,000 dedicated staff we are one of the country’s largest University Trusts and provide a wide range of acute and specialist healthcare services to our local populations in Staffordshire, South Cheshire and Shropshire as well as being a Major Trauma Centre for a wider population of 3 million people.

Over the last few years, we have achieved significant improvements in the quality and efficiency of our services and we continue to deliver an ambitious programme of work aligned with our ‘Vision2025’ to be deliver exceptional care with exceptional people.  Our services represent more than half of the Staffordshire health and social care economy and we are working collaboratively with our system partners and our public to integrate services, deliver more of these closer to home and create a sustainable model for the future. 

About the role

Our new Associate Non-Executive Director will join a cohesive and inspiring Board team focused on putting patients and staff at the heart of all our strategic decisions. We are keen to hear from people with transferable leadership experience from either the private or public sector, with experience across organisational change and development and an interest in people and culture.

We warmly encourage applications from people from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to improve the diversity of our board and provide a fresh and different perspective to our strategic decision making.  We are seeking an inspirational and inclusive leader who has operated at or near Board level, who can bring a strong understanding of good governance, a patient focus and positive energy to challenge and support our Board and help us to continue our journey of improvement.   This is a great opportunity to influence transformation across our organisation and system, to proudly improve services for our communities.

To learn more about us, these roles and this process click on the button below and for a confidential discussion, contact Emily Perry Julia St Clare or Emma Pickup


Recruitment Timetable

Closing date
9am Monday 6th June 2022

Preliminary interviews
w/c Monday 13th June 2022

Final panel
Friday 15th July 2022

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, completed fit and proper person form, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


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