Non-Executive Director

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    £11,000 per annum; Time commitment 3 days a month

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  • Expiry date

    10 June 2019

  • Client

    Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and community services to almost a million people across Berkshire.  The Trust employs over 4000 people operating out of over 100 sites - working closely with partner organisations. Our vision is to be recognised as the leading community and mental health service provider by our staff, patients and partners.

We are a high performing Trust with an overall Care Quality Commission rating of Good and an Outstanding rating for the Well-Led domain. We have embarked upon an ambitious Trust-wide quality improvement programme which provides a consistent approach to continuous improvement resulting in better experience and outcomes for patients and staff. We are also a digital pioneer and have been named by NHS England as a “Global Digital Exemplar”. This will allow us to transform patient care through new technologies.

We are looking for a talented individual who has held senior positions, preferably at board level in large or complex customer facing organisations to join our board. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record, will be able to think strategically and have the ability to challenge, influence and build consensus on a wide range of issues. Whatever your background we are seeking people who share our values and have a passion to make a difference to health and wellbeing in Berkshire.

Applicants must live in or near to Berkshire. We value diversity and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Closing dateMonday 10th June 2019
Long listingMonday 24th June 2019
Preliminary interviews27th June, 2nd & 3rd July 2019
Short listingMonday 8th July 2019
Final panelThursday 1st August 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, 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.

Contact details
Serena Dobson: 07530 627120

Melanie Shearer: 07785 616 548

Julia St Clare: 07794 562 088