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Company Secretary

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Band 8c Company Secretary

South-East Based Client – Rate Negotiable


Woodrow Mercer has been approached by an NHS Organization based in the South-East to source an interim Band 8c Company Secretary to support the administrative governance agenda for the trust and assist the chief executive and chair with additional responsibilities.


This role is a full-time position which will include 2-3  days on site and the remaining working from home. This position will be for an initial period of 3 months with the view to extend, with an asap start


Job Description


The post holder will be responsible for ensuring there are comprehensive and effective governance arrangements in place on a Trust-wide basis in order to assure the Trust Board that risks are adequately identified and controlled.




Another key role for the postholder will be producing and maintaining the Board’s annual work programme and those of its sub-committees and Board Assurance Framework, ensuring a strong relationship with the Trust’s Risk Register.




Further responsibilities include:


  • Work with the Chair and Chief People Officer to support recruitment and renumeration of directors Establish and maintain procedures for the sound integrated governance of the Trust which meet strategic objectives. Organise Trust Board meetings along with those of their committees (e.g. audit, remuneration, nomination committees etc.) Collect, organise and distribute such information, documents or other papers as may be required for meetings of the Board. Facilitate the proper induction and development of directors in their role.



Required Skills / Experience:


  • Previous Experience working in a director level role within Corporate Governance Strong NHS background is essential Ability to start a new role within a number of weeks

Desirable Skills / Experience:


  • Current experience working as company secretary within an NHS organisation Educated to Masters level in Corporate Governance or relevant subject



If you would like to apply and have a confidential conversation about this position, then please don’t hesitate to contact Jack Green at and attach your CV, alternatively you can contact on 07946 749072.




Woodrow Mercer Healthcare have made thousands of placements of skilled, dedicated and expert interim consultants into the NHS.

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