Non-Executive Director (Finance)
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust is the major health and wellbeing provider for a population of 1.7 million people across Lancashire and South Cumbria. A provider of mental health and learning disability services and physical health services in the community we employ over 7,000 members of staff operating in more than 400 sites with an annual budget of over £350 million. We are on a journey of improvement with a completely new Executive Team and have already invested significantly in mental health services in the last year. We are seeking to expand our remit further with a Lead Provider Collaborative approach.
We have a real and exciting opportunity to improve population health, address health inequalities and provide consistent, high quality services in partnership with our communities. We are transforming delivery of our services through a new leadership structure which supports our commitment to embedding cultural change through an inclusive leadership style that is aligned to our values ‘we are kind, respectful, always learning and a team’.
At this time of both challenge and change for the NHS, we are seeking a new transformational Non-Executive Director to join our ambitious Board team. We are seeking a qualified finance professional who will bring a breadth of experience and knowledge of risk and corporate governance, is able to Chair our Audit Committee and work with other Non-Executives to ensure our organisation is well led and makes best use of all resources. We are keen to hear from candidates who understand our local communities, are collaborative and open leaders and who have demonstrated their ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders. We warmly welcome and encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities or lived experience who are currently under-represented on our Board.
This is an exceptional opportunity to make your mark in a values-led organisation at the start of an exciting and progressive journey. To learn more about us, our ambitions, our virtual open event, this role click on Apply and contact Richard Murphy, Emma Pickup, Michelle Shirley of GatenbySanderson on 07393 013 067 for an initial discussion.
Virtual Open Trust Event: Wednesday 3 February at 3pm
Closing date: Friday 12 February 2021
Final interviews: Monday 15 March 2021