31st January 2012
Mary thanked for her work
Mary Lynch has been thanked for her work as a Non-Executive Director by Trust Chairman Stuart Welling at a recent Trust Board meeting. Mary will be leaving the Trust at the end of March having been a Non-Executive Director for two years. Her departure and other vacant posts means the Trust is currently recruiting three new Non-Executive Directors including one designate post on the Trust Board.
Mary Lynch said: “I have thoroughly really enjoyed my time on the
Board and wish everyone at the Trust all the best for the future. It was
a big learning curve for me coming to the Trust from another part of
the public sector but I would encourage those with senior-level
expertise in the private, public or voluntary sectors to come forward
and become a Non-Executive Director.”
The Trust is seeking Non-Executive Directors with experience at a
senior-level experience in a complex organisation, ideally with Board
level involvement, bringing experience of strategic planning, financial
control, and risk and performance management. Recent experience in at
least one of the following areas would also be an advantage:
- Financial experience with a recognised financial qualification.
- Significant clinical and patient safety experience gained from a clinical healthcare background.
- Experience in the voluntary or community services sectors
with significant experience of engaging with stakeholders, patients and
Candidates will need to demonstrate a range of competencies required
to contribute effectively at Board level, including strategic thinking,
team working and excellent communication skills.
The time commitment is a minimum of two and half days each month but
more typically around three to four days each month and remuneration is
This is a chance to influence and shape the NHS for the 21st century.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 16th February and the
interviews will be held on 2nd or 6th March (date to be confirmed). For
more information and please visit the website www.appointments.org.uk.
The Trust will also be hosting an information session for prospective
candidates on the evening of 6th February 2012. To register your
interest please contact Monica Green, Director of Human Resources, on
(01323) 413879. This will play no part in the selection process.
For an informal discussion with the Chairman, Chief Executive, or a
current Non-Executive Director, please contact Chairman’s PA, Alison
Prout, on (01323) 381342 before the closing date for applications. This
will play no part in the selection process.