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Associate Non-Executive Director

Posted: 9 Oct 2020 Closes: 7 Nov 2020
Doncaster, United Kingdom Honorarium of £3,000
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Associate Non-Executive Director

Job Reference: 272-2696851

Employer: Department: Chief Executive Location: Doncaster Salary: Honorarium of £3,000

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire's leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,500 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, BassetlawHospital in Worksop, MontaguHospital in Mexborough.

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Salary: Honorarium of £3,000 in lieu of time commitment and expenses incurred in undertaking this role

Flexible Commitment of Hours to be agreed with Successful Applicants

Our Trust is looking for highly influential, enthusiastic and motivated individuals with great vision, energy, and drive, to join our Board of Directors as Associate Non-Executive Directors.

Our vision as Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is to become 'the safest Trust in England, outstanding in all that we do'. While undoubtedly ambitious, we feel that with the skill, expertise and dedication we can count on amongst our colleagues, this is an entirely achievable destination for the Trust.

As an Associate Non-Executive Director you will join a dedicated and skilled Board of Directors and Council of Governors who are committed to ensuring the Trust delivers the best operational performance, ultimately supporting us in achieving our vision as outlined above.

You will be required to bring personal commitment to the role, independence, impartiality, a wide range of experience, special knowledge and personal qualities.

This is a development opportunity for someone seeking to move into a Non-Executive director role in the future. You will have access to Board colleagues who will support you in your personal development plan.

We are seeking two Associate Non-executive Directors with experience of engaging with the diverse social, economic and cultural groups served by the Trust particularly the black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. This may have been gained through links with the voluntary or not for profit sectors, community involvement or business initiatives. In particular we are looking for individuals who have connections with the local community and who understand the community we serve.

We value and promote diversity and are committed to equality of opportunity for all and appointments made on merit. We believe that the best boards are those that reflect the communities they serve.

We particularly welcome applications from women, people from the local black and minority ethnic communities, and disabled people who we know are under-represented in chair and non-executive roles.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameFiona DunnJob titleCompany SecretaryEmail addressfiona.dunn2@nhs.netTelephone number01302 642820

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from Trac jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. In addition, in submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process.

The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard.

In line with other NHS organisations, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager.

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