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Non Executive Director Post

Help to influence, shape and drive the future of healthcare within your community

£15,150 per annum plus an additional responsibility allowance of £3,495 for Committee leadership and equivalent roles, for a total commitment of approximately 4 to 5 days per annum

County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust serves 600,000 people living in County Durham and the surrounding areas.  The Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute and community based services across two acute hospitals, community hospitals and 80 community bases.  Already a high performing Trust, we are investing in improvements in facilities and service developments, along integrated pathways focusing on patients' outcomes and experiences. We are looking to strengthen our non-executive team with the appointment of an exceptional candidate.

If you have the temperament, ability and experience to work at board level, and can offer a breadth of relevant skills and experience, we can offer an excellent opportunity to use your talents to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.  You will need to have the credibility to constructively challenge senior managers and be able work collaboratively within and beyond the Trust to help develop and deliver our strategic plans.  We are currently under represented by females and people from ethnic minority backgrounds and would welcome applications from these groups.

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd March 2018, 12 noon

Open Evening for Short-listed candidates: Wednesday 14th March 2018, 5.30-7.30 pm

Interview: Wednesday 21st March 2018              

Applications should be completed on-line via the NHS job website.  To apply, please visit using job reference 439-FIAC-NED18

For further information please contact Warren Edge, our Trust Secretary, by email or by telephone on 07825 865335

Article published 16 Feb 2018

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital