Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Welwyn Garden City

  • Location

    Welwyn Garden City

  • Job type


  • Sector


  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    01 July 2019

  • Client

    Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Ref: GSe54914

We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. This is a unique opportunity to help deliver the NHS 10 year plan and shape the future of local services by sharing your talents and expertise to help transform community services.

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) was established in 2010 as the  principal provider of community-based healthcare services to the 1.2 million residents Their 2,800 staff provide a full range of community services for adults and children in a variety of settings, including community hospitals, clinics, GP surgeries and patients’ own homes. They are pleased to be rated as 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission. They are proud to have achieved all their financial targets for many years running, retaining their Level One Single Oversight Framework rating.  Building on this strong foundation they have the commitment and drive to further transform to be a truly ‘outstanding’ organisation.

We are looking for candidates who want to use their energy, skills and leadership experience to help drive the delivery of sustainable healthcare services for the people of Hertfordshire and West Essex. 

We welcome candidates from diverse industry and professional backgrounds who can bring substantial leadership experience from operating in complex political environments to this critical leadership appointment.

The closing date for application is 2nd July 2019 at 12 noon. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a stakeholder event at the Trust during w/c 22nd July 2019. Final panel interviews will be held on 31st July 2019 in Cambridge. 

Closing date2nd July 2019 at 12:00pm
Long listing5th July 2019
Preliminary interviews9th & 10th July 2019
Short listingw/c 15th July 2019
Stakeholder EventTuesday 23rd July 2019
Final panel31st July 2019 (in Cambridge)
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

Carmel Bell: 07917 826639