Role type: Corporate
Closing date: Friday, June 28, 2019
Location: Forum House, Redhill

First Community is looking for talented and ambitious Non-Executive Directors.

As one of five Non-Executive Directors you will join the Board of Directors in maintaining a robust governance structure and work closely with the Council of Governors in developing both policy and strategic direction.

First Community is a well-established social enterprise providing NHS services under the NHS Community Contract and rated outstanding by the CQC. Over the next twelve months three of our Non-Executive Directors will come to the end of their terms with First Community. We are recruiting to all three of these positions with one immediate vacancy, one in October 2019 and one in March 2020. Please note, if the right candidates present themselves we will look to appoint in advance of these dates where possible.

Position Title: Non-Executive Director, First Community Health and Care

Speciality / Function: Non-Executive Director

Company HQ: Forum House, 41 - 51 Brighton Road, Redhill, Surrey 

Hours per week: Varies but typically 2-3 days  per month  

Contract Type: Fixed Appointment 3 years renewable

The successful candidates will have some or all of the following skills and experience:

  • Organisational Development
  • Tendering experience
  • Analytical and numerical acumen
  • Clinical experience within Therapies and/or Nursing
  • Service Development & Innovation/New ways of working
  • Digital & Data knowledge and experience
  • Commercial and entrepreneurial skills
  • Integration and partnership working experience

You will have proven leadership skills with knowledge and experience in systems leadership, change management and collaborative working. You will know how to lead and support a highly professionalised workforce in a complex environment to deliver quality health outcomes. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role.

Using your business experience, you will work with senior leaders across the health system, local government, voluntary and business sectors and be instrumental in influencing the future. Together with our highly engaged and motivated workforce, you will build upon our employee owned social business status to maintain a vibrant, dynamic Company dedicated to delivering quality services to patients.

For details, please download the recruitment pack or alternatively please contact Gemma Gilchrist on [email protected] or 01737775461