The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd February 2023.
The WSFT provides hospital and community healthcare services to people mainly in the west of Suffolk and is an associate teaching hospital of the University of Cambridge. Whilst mainly serving the population of Suffolk, WSFT also provides care for parts of the neighbouring counties of Essex, Cambridgeshire, and Norfolk. At the main site, the 430 bed West Suffolk Hospital, there is a purpose-built Macmillan Unit for the care of people with cancer, a dedicated eye treatment centre and a day surgery unit. We are one of the largest employers in Suffolk, employing nearly 5,000 staff.
The Trust is looking for a new Non-Executive Director for its Board of Directors, someone who will also take on the role of Chair of the Audit Committee. This appointment comes at an exciting and challenging time and offers an opportunity to influence significant and transformational change. Innovation and change require the successful candidate to be a strong strategic thinker and leader, with a values-led focus and a commitment to delivering outstanding public services for the benefit of local communities.
They are looking for candidates who have a successful track record of operating at senior level in a complex organisation, with strong strategic skills and experience of managing budgets and maintaining financial balance in the face of increasing demands. You will have had exposure to the workings of an Audit Committee, and a financial qualification is desirable.
Equality, diversity, and inclusion are important to them, and are committed to building a Board that is representative of our workforce and our population. They particularly welcome applications from diverse backgrounds and experiences and especially from Black, Asian, and other ethnic minority backgrounds, individuals with a Disability, or those identifying as LGBTQ+, and from the full range of socio-economic, age and educational backgrounds.
To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please see the candidate brief below or contact us on 020 7529 6314 or at firstname.lastname@example.org