Director of Corporate Governance

Birmingham, West Midlands
Attractive Salary
18 May 2018
18 Jun 2018
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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry.

The 2014 Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection found BCHC to be well led, effective, responsive, caring and safe, rating the Trust as ‘good’ overall. Employees were praised for their caring and compassionate nature. If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care and as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands, we are progressing significant service change across the Birmingham and Solihull STP and beyond, and this post will play a key role in our transformation, implementing changes with the potential to shape the way health and care is delivered in the years to come.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

About you

BCHC is looking for a strong, dynamic and inspirational experienced leader to join us in our commitment to have outstanding services for our patients across a range of community services to deliver robust corporate governance and assurance frameworks. 

As Director of Corporate Governance, you will be a member of the Trust’s Executive Team, reporting to the Chief Executive.  Ideally offering an understanding of the NHS/public sector or experience in another similar complex, regulated environment, we are looking for an experienced senior professional with strong interpersonal skills, capable of engaging with a diverse set of stakeholders at a variety of levels, who can bring pragmatic and diplomatic challenge to the status quo. As a member of the Trust’s Senior Executive Team and principal advisor to the Board on all aspects of governance, risk, legal, health and safety and emergency planning, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strategic vision able to lead the design and ongoing development of a governance and assurance framework for the organisation whilst ensuring it meets the standards of good governance set for the NHS in England.

If you are interested in being a part of a talented and experienced team that is going to push our Trust into a new realm of health care delivery, we would love to hear from you.  Please click on the apply button to learn more about us and the role and to apply.  For a confidential discussion, contact John Wilson or Robin Staveley of GatenbySanderson on 0113 205 6292.

Closing date: 9AM Monday 18th June 2018; Final interviews 16th and 17th July 2018.