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Head of Corporate Affairs

East Anglia
£42.72 - £49.53 per hour
Closing date
18 May 2022

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Acute Trust
Job Type
Corporate Affairs, Trust Secretary
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Finegreen are collaborating with an organisation in the East of England who are looking to recruit a Head of Corporate Affairs. This role will be working on an interim basis for 3 months initially working remotely for the majority of the duration.

The hourly rate will be between £42.72 - £49.53, working inside IR35 (working through an umbrella solution company).

The appointee will establish and lead the corporate team to enable the highest levels of corporate governance and business conduct, ensuring continuous improvement in the support provided to all Board members.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Providing independent expert advice and support to the Chair, Chief Executive and Board of Directors on all matters relating to statutory and legislative compliance and interpretation;
  • Monitoring new legal and regulatory requirements and advising changes in procedures;
  • Ensure the development, implementation and review of relevant Codes of Conduct, policies and procedures;
  • Working with the Lead Director of Communications, ensure appropriate public accountability and transparency is demonstrated through the Board of Directors;
  • Establish effective arrangements for the proper induction of Governors and provide advice and support regarding the discharge of their duties. Identify the Council’s ongoing needs and ensure a development programme is in place;
  • Lead the development of processes to meet the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000;
  • The post holder will take the necessary precautions to safeguard the welfare and safety of yourself, patients, visitors, and staff, in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act;
  • Ensure that all incidents occurring within the department are reported in accordance with procedures, investigated and corrective action taken as necessary and/or reported to senior management and specialist advisers.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Must have experience working within the NHS;
  • Degree level qualification in corporate governance or qualified as Company Secretary;
  • Recognised management or leadership qualification or equivalent level experience;
  • Understanding of healthcare issues and policy, locally and nationally, with a strong commitment to the NHS;
  • Line management of a team with evidence of setting clear expectations, developing others and supporting individuals to thrive;
  • Evidence of creating successful working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, building trust;
  • Experience in a senior management role/at Board level and practical experience within a complex environment.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability and rate understanding in line with the above.


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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