Non-Executive Director with financial experience sought by the Belfast HSC Trust (BHSCT)

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety is seeking to appoint a Non-Executive Director with financial experience to the Belfast HSC Trust (BHSCT).  To be appointed with effect from 1st April 2016.

The BHSCT is one of five HSC Trusts established in 2007 responsible for the delivery of responsive and effective health and care services and for the ownership and management of hospitals and other establishments and facilities.

Each HSC Trust in Northern Ireland is managed directly by a Board of Directors which has corporate responsibility for its operation.  The Board is made up of five Executive Directors and seven Non-Executive Directors and a Non-Executive Chair.  Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors are full and equal members of the Board. 

Essential Criteria for all applicants

The Non-Executive Director with financial experience requires no specific formal qualifications however all applicants must meet the following five essential criteria:

Business Sense; Corporate Governance; Stakeholder Engagement; Self Awareness and Personal Contribution; Financial Management.

  • Remuneration – £7,960
  • Time Commitment – 1 day per week

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety is committed to encouraging a diverse range of applicants for public appointments and to the principle of appointment on merit with independent assessment, openness and transparency of process.

Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds regardless of religious belief, gender, disability, ethnic origin, political opinion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or whether or not you have dependents.

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people under 30 years of age, members of ethnic minorities and people with disabilities as these groups are currently underrepresented on HSC bodies.

Further information and an application form are available by;

E-mail: public.appointments@dhsspsni.gov.uk

Telephone:    028 9076 5606

Fax:                028 9052 8403

Write to:

DHSSPS Appointments and Business Unit
Room D1
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast BT4 3SQ.

Closing Date

The deadline for receipt of applications is 12:00noon on Thursday 17th December 2015.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Information packs and application forms can be provided in alternative formats and applicants who require assistance will be facilitated on request.

Applicants invited for interview will be eligible for reimbursement of reasonable travelling expenses.