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Non-Executive Directors x 3

Peridot Partners
Blackpool, Lancashire
Closing date
13 Apr 2024

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Charity and not for profit, Health and medical
Salary band
Part Time
Where will they be working
From our office
Backgrounds in:

finance and clinical and one with skills, knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following areas: 

    HR and organisational development Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Digital innovation Community involvement Voluntary sector Service transformation Performance management
Location: Blackpool 

Salary: £13,500 p.a. (4 days per month)

Do you have the necessary skills and capabilities – not necessarily from the NHS -  to support the delivery of the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for the populations of Lancashire, South Cumbria and the Fylde Coast? 

Our Trust is situated on the West Coast of Lancashire and provides a comprehensive range of health and care services to the residents and visitors of Blackpool, Fylde, Wyre and North Lancashire. The Trust employs over 8,000 staff and has a turnover of around £648 million. 

We operate in a rapidly changing NHS and health environment. This provides many opportunities, as well as uncertainty with the challenges facing the Trust and the NHS, can only be addressed through working in close partnership with the Trust’s health and care partners across the Fylde Coast and Lancashire and South Cumbria. 

About the role: 

Our Non-Executive directors work alongside other non-executives and executive directors as an equal member of the board.  They share responsibility with the other directors for the decisions made by the board and for success of the organisation in leading the local improvement of healthcare services for patients.  

Despite challenges, the Trust is in an exciting position, working towards its ambitious vision to be high-performing organisation, operating as part of an integrated care system that provides high-quality, safe and effective care across its communities.

Our Non-Executive Directors are appointed for an initial period of three years by the Council of Governors. Re-appointment for a further three-year period will be subject to satisfactory appraisal and agreement by the Council of Governors.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

    Formulating plans and strategy Obtaining assurance and ensuring accountability Shaping the Trust’s culture and capability Ensuring that the Trust’s governance arrangements conform with best practice and statutory requirements
About You: 

We seek experienced Non-Executive Directors - not necessarily from the NHS - who will provide challenge and support to enable us to innovate and improve the delivery of the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes for our communities.

You will have an understanding of, and commitment to, NHS values of accountability, probity, and equality of opportunity, as well as the Trust, our values and the communities we serve. Your personal qualities include:

Being prepared and able to make complex decisions, maintain an independent mindset and challenge constructively. A commitment to continuous improvement and delivery of high-quality services Sound understanding of good corporate governance and risk as well as operating in a regulatory environment. Being a collaborative team player who participates and contributes effectively, bringing independent thinking and objectivity, and takes shared responsibility for decisions, outcomes and activities delegated by the Board. The ability to demonstrate local knowledge and an understanding and connectivity with the diverse communities served by the Trust.   Having the necessary time and commitment to fulfil the requirements of the role You will need to become a member of our Trust and live in one of the following areas: Borough of Blackpool; Borough of Fylde; Borough of Wyre or the wider Northwest. 

The closing date for an application is Monday 29th April 2024.  

We are partnering with our retained and exclusive recruitment consultancy, Peridot Partners, and for full details about the opportunity and how to apply, please follow the link to the recruitment microsite:

Or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact Peridot Partners at:  

Andrew Brown | 

Liz Holderness |

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