Non Executive Director


''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups which are underrepresented in Senior Leadership roles across the NHS – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.

Are you driven to developing our local healthcare to meet the needs of patients?

This role is a fantastic opportunity to shape, inform, develop and deliver our approach to providing high quality services and creating “a great place to be cared for; a great place to work”.

Are you ready to take a lead on pioneering change across a healthcare system?

Working alongside the Chair and Executive Directors of the Foundation Trust Board, Non-Executive Directors advise on strategy development and oversee hospital performance by providing independent and objective judgement.

Non-Executive Directors also play a key part in the oversight and assurance processes which inform the development of our approach to work across Health and Social Care in Cumbria and Lancashire.


To succeed you will have significant strategic leadership experience and a track record of achievement in your field, you will have the ability to network and influence agendas at a local and regional level, and be able to demonstrate a commitment to continuously improving standards of quality and experience. You will recognise the importance of staff and volunteers dedication, and will need high level governance and organisational skills which have been developed in a regulated environment. Preferably you will have a clinical background and experience of working in primary care setting.

To be eligible for the role you must reside in the constituency boundaries of the Trust which reaches from the North West of England across to North Yorkshire and into Cumbria.

Remuneration will be £12,000 (£13,000 from April 2021) per annum for a minimum commitment of 3-4 days per month. This may be during the working day or in the evening.

To apply for this post please submit a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and what you can give the community though your role as a Non-Executive Director to Liesje Turner Assistant Director - Strategic Recruitment :-

The selection process for this post will include:

A stakeholder assessment and a final stage formal interview. The selection process and interviews are scheduled for mid-November.

The closing date for CV’s to be submitted is 1st November 2020.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Liesje Turner Assistant Director - Strategic Recruitment ;- or Mobile

Reference: 41271000

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