Head of Corporate Governance

2gether NHS Foundation Trust & Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    Band 8D £70,206 - £85,333

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  • Expiry date

    26 June 2019

  • Client

    2gether NHS Foundation Trust & Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

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It is a time of major change in both the NHS and in Gloucestershire.

We’re in the final stages of a planned merger to join up mental and physical health services for our local communities, bringing 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust together into a single provider. Both Trusts have strong finances and CQC ratings of “Good”.

For the next stage of our journey, we are a committed to finding a dynamic and highly capable Head of Corporate Governance to join our Board.

To deliver business as usual alongside our ambitious merger project, this role will require a highly skilled, resilient and experienced corporate governance professional and leader. Applicants should be educated to Master’s degree level or hold a first degree with equivalent post graduate qualification plus relevant experience. You may be a Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, or alternatively hold significant experience in a Corporate Governance role within a large business environment with evidence of ongoing professional development including specialist courses. Bringing an extensive track record of providing excellent corporate governance, ideally from an NHS background, you will understand the key governance issues and challenges facing NHS organisations.  With well-honed communication skills, you will have the ability to work collaboratively both internally and externally, and in partnership with regulatory bodies and other agencies. 

This is a genuine opportunity, and we’re determined to search the country to find the right person who is driven by their passion for great corporate governance and who shares our vision for joined up mental and physical health services. The appointee will have significant opportunity to create and appoint to the structure of their new department.

Closing dateWednesday 26th June 2019
Long listingw/c 1st July 2019
Preliminary interviewsw/c 8th July 2019
Short listingw/c 15th July 2019
Final panelw/c 29th July 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.

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Contact details
Serena Dobson: 07530 627120

Melanie Shearer: 07785 616 548

Jim Canning: 020 7426 3985