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Interim Head of Corporate Governance

The Finegreen Group
Band 8C
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Acute Trust
Corporate Affairs, Head of Administration
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An NHS Trust is seeking to appoint an Interim Head of Corporate Governance, for a 3- 6 month period in the first instance.

The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing strong Corporate Governance within the Board and its committees, as well as taking responsibility for coordinating external stakeholder engagement.
A track record of managing the Board Secretariat function within an NHS organisation is essential.
The role will be remunerated under the AfC/NHSI Agency Caps at Band 8c.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Lead the management and supervision of a Secretariat function, which will provide adequate administrative support to facilitate the effective working of the Trust Board and its Committees;
  • Provide independent expert advice and support on all issues relating to Corporate Governance;
  • Ensure the Trust has sound, integrated corporate governance arrangements, policies, and procedures in place;
  • Ensure that the Trust Board and its Committees are properly constituted, operated and supported;
  • Establish and monitor procedures to ensure that the Trust complies with all relevant legislation;
  • Represent the Trust Board at the highest levels with external stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the development of systems, control process and risk management arrangements that comply with internal and external governance and best practice requirements.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Graduate Degree or equivalent level of experience;
  • Considerable experience of working at Board or senior level within an NHS environment;
  • Expertise in corporate governance and board management;
  • Experience of staff management.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV along with your availability to


Put simply, we help our clients to recruit the best possible people to lead, manage and direct their organisations. Since launching in 2005 we have become an award winning, market-leading consultancy focusing on both public and private sector Healthcare recruitment. 

Leadership skills have rarely been at such a premium - as organisations across both public and private sectors attempt to improve services and standards at a time of widespread change and unprecedented financial constraints.

Like other leading executive recruiters, Finegreen has developed a pool of talent built up over many years, along with established networks, to ensure that right-match candidates get to hear about relevant positions. Where Finegreen differs from many others, is in its willingness to spend quality time with clients - to gain an in-depth knowledge of roles being filled and their importance to an organisation.

During just 12 years in the Healthcare market, Finegreen has developed into a Virgin Fast Track top 100 company - and was voted Recruiter of the Year 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the Health Investor Awards, Top small to medium sized business 2013 -1 2018 at the Best Business Awards, and featured in Recruiter’s Top 10 Public Sector Recruitment providers.


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0345 130 4006
The Finegreen Group
M12 6JH
United Kingdom
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