Independent Chair, Harrogate Integrated Facilities

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


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  • Salary/Remuneration

    £11,500 for 2-3 days per month

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  • Expiry date

    26 April 2020

  • Client

    Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Ref: GSe63151

Harrogate Integrated Facilities is a wholly owned subsidiary of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust which provides facilities and estates services to the Trust. The Trust is a healthcare provider within the NHS and provides acute and community services across the North of England, with its main acute centre being in Harrogate.

The facilities and estates services provided by the Company provide the fundamental infrastructure for the Trust’s services including catering, portering, security, laundry, car parking, domestics and cleaning services, estates, engineering, sterile services and decontamination, and Medical Equipment Library and devices training.

The Board of Directors is collectively responsible for the success of the Company by directing and supervising its affairs. This is a broad remit which has as a major principle that high levels of probity, value for money and delivery of KPIs are delivered to fulfil and maintain the Service Agreement and contract specification between the Company and the Trust, as well as ensuring that the ethos of the Trust is demonstrated by the Company and its staff in the delivery of the services.

The Chair is responsible for setting the style and tone of Board discussions and creating the overall conditions for Board and director effectiveness.  The Chair will also ensure that the Board as a whole is enabled to play a full and constructive part in the development and determination of the Company's strategy and overall commercial objectives.

Closing date9am Monday 27th April 2020
Preliminary InterviewsMid-May
Final Panel InterviewsLate May - Early June
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
Robin Staveley: 0113 205 6283

Carmel Bell: 07917 826639