NHS Fife Board Member Recruitment

Archived news: published on Friday 31 Mar 2017 by NHS Fife

NHS Fife is looking for a new Non-Executive member to join its Board.

Non-Executive members play an important role in shaping healthcare, guiding the strategies which address health priorities, the needs of the local population, and the delivery of services.

The NHS Fife Board, as a board of governance, has responsibility for a wide range of issues such as strategic planning, resource allocation and health improvement.

Chair of NHS Fife, Tricia Marwick, said: “I am keen to build on the existing strong and focused team of Non-Executives on the NHS Fife Board, complementing the current skills with an individual who can contribute from a broadly-based background. 

“While everyone has some experience of the NHS, many people will have specialist skills or talents or knowledge of the local community which could make a valuable contribution to the overall aims of the Board. 

“You do not need to be a health expert, or have experience of senior management or service on other Boards to apply.”

Anyone with the essential skills, knowledge and personal qualities to make a contribution to the Board and who is interested in a role which is challenging, rewarding and has a lasting impact on the delivery of healthcare to the people served by NHS Fife, is encouraged to apply.

The Non-Executive member will be recruited for a period of up to four years. Time commitments will vary week-to-week, but on average the role will take up around eight hours per week and will include activities such as Board meetings, committee meetings, background reading and attending stakeholder events.

For further details and an application pack visit the Public Appointments website www.appointed-for-scotland.org or call (freephone) 0300 244 1898.

If you experience difficulties accessing the website, please contact the Public Appointments Team on (freephone) 0300 244 1898; email PA_Applications_Mailbox@gov.scot or write to the Public Appointments Team, Scottish Government, Area 3F North, Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ.

Completed applications should be returned on or before Friday, 21stApril 2017.

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