Solent NHS Trust looking for new board member

A HEALTH provider is after someone new to sit on its board.

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 7:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:28 am

Solent NHS Trust, which operates in the Portsmouth area, is looking for a non-executive director to replace a member who recently stepped down.

Applicants must live in either Portsmouth, Southampton or wider Hampshire and want to make a difference to the mental and physical health of the people who use the service.

Dr Alistair Stokes, the board chairman, said: ‘This can be a highly-rewarding role for someone who has a genuine commitment to NHS patients and the drive and passion to support and promote the work of the trust.

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‘They will also be holding the executive team accountable for the delivery of our priorities and strategy, particularly in such challenging times for the NHS.

‘Our board has a rich mix of skills and experiences in a variety of fields.

‘An effective non-executive director would need to be socially and economically aware and have confidence contributing to the development of corporate strategies.’

Senior management or board-level experience in a large and complex public or private sector organisation would be beneficial but not essential.

The closing date for applications is 11am on July 6.

Applications must be made direct to [email protected]

Information about the role can be found at improvement.nhs.uk/news-alerts/non-executive-director-solent-nhs-trust