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- Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
- Greater Manchester
- Attractive remuneration for 2-3 days a week
- Closing date:
- 13th June
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Formally established in 2021, the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) is one of the largest and most respected NHS providers in England, employing around 20,000 staff and serving a diverse population of 1 million people across the North part of Greater Manchester. The NCA brings together the ‘outstanding’ rated Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust with Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to create a trust that works in a group arrangement with Care Organisations in each of our localities - Salford, Oldham, Bury & Rochdale.
We have a clear focus on our ambitions and what we want to achieve. Over the next decade, it’s our ambition that NCA will become the safest and most effective organisation in the NHS. We are an organisation focused on the importance of place, where we can work to challenge inequalities and improve health in our communities. We want it to be a place people all over the country will want to work.
Our long-term plan - Vision 10, combines years of listening, feedback and insight from our People, our Populations and our Partners across our health and care services and learning from NHS organisations beyond our own. At its heart is a real focus on place and how we work with our system partners to develop outstanding standards of care for our local population.
We are now seeking a new Chair to help us build on our strong foundation and lead us to achieving our mission. This is a rare leadership opportunity and a role of significant scope and profile, one that has the chance to impact the lives of the hundreds of thousands of people we serve.
Our Chair will require outstanding leadership qualities, compassion, and a passion for the work of the Health and Social care sector. You will demonstrate a positive track record of inspiring organisations to excel in service delivery, be that in the health sector or a different environment.
As an experienced Chair or Non-Executive Director you will understand the challenges of leading a large, complex public facing organisation. Skilled at working with executive teams with a focus on performance, quality and improvement, you will be politically astute and enjoy engaging and working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that NCA supports effectively the development of emerging Integrated Care Organisations across the wider conurbation, through a partnership model with other health and social care providers.
If you have this experience and a passion for improving the lives of patients, families and carers, across all our communities then we would be delighted to hear from you.
We want our Board to be as inclusive and diverse as possible, so will look for individuals who bring lived experience that equips them both for the leadership aspects of the role but also brings an understanding of some of the challenges of our local communities.
For more information about this exceptional opportunity, please visit www.northerncarealliance-leaders.com or speak to our advising consultants Helen Barkham, Julia St Clare, or Emma Pickup on 07807 631 564.
How to Apply
To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, completed fit and proper person form, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.
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