Non Executive Directors wanted…

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint five new Non-Executive Directors to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE); one as the Audit and Risk Chair, one a consultant in hospital medical practice, one with a background in public health, one with a background in social care and one as a patient/lay representative.

NICE is an Executive Non Departmental Public Body. Through its robust, evidence-based advice and guidance, NICE has a key role in supporting the health and care system in delivering the quality agenda.  It also has a key part in helping to promote the integration of health and social care.

Person Specification

Successful candidates will have a good understanding of the health and social care system in England along with the ability to contribute effectively on the board of a high-profile, national organisation.

In addition candidates for the individual roles will:

For the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee: be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of risk management and audit along with a record of achievement at a senior level in strategic financial management.

For the consultant in hospital medical practice: be able to demonstrate a current or recent record of achievement and personal effectiveness at consultant level in hospital medical practice.

For the public health background: be able to demonstrate a record of achievement and personal effectiveness at a senior level working level in public health.

For the social care background: a current or recent record of achievement and personal effectiveness at a senior level working in social care

For the patient/lay representative: will be able to demonstrate a record of achievement and personal effectiveness at representing the views of service users and/or carers.

Should you chose to apply, please ensure that your application states which of the five posts you are applying for.

Additional Information

The Secretary of State for Health will make the appointments, which will be for up to a maximum of four years.

Remuneration: Remuneration will be £13,137 for the Non-Executive Director acting as Audit and Risk Committee Chair and £7,883 per annum for the other Non-Executive Director posts.
Time Requirements: 2-3 days per month
Closing Date: 01/08/2016 at 12:00
Interviews: September 2016

How to Apply

For more information and details of how to apply, please consult the attached information pack.

If you require an alternative format such as braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the referenceE16-16.

Attachments
FINAL info pack
9.1 Monitoring form (PA)
10. GIS Form

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