Trust seeks two Non-Executive Directors to help shape future NHS services

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust has an exciting opportunity for two exceptional individuals to join the Trust’s Board as Non-Executive Directors.

The successful candidates will have Board-level or equivalent experience in commerce or the public sector. Applications from those who have been at the heart of improving collaborative and partnership working in their field are particularly welcomed.

The Trust provides services across Harrogate, the rest of North Yorkshire, North Leeds, County Durham, Darlington and Middlesbrough (and in Stockton-on-Tees and Gateshead during early 2018).

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of accountability, good governance, probity, equality of opportunity, and the role of Non-Executive Directors. The Trust values and promotes diversity and inclusion, and welcomes applications from people from all backgrounds, particularly those with protected characteristics, to strengthen the diversity of the Board.

The time commitment for both roles is, on average, five days per month and the posts will attract remuneration at the rate of c£13,000 per annum. One appointment will be from early May 2018, with the other starting from early autumn 2018.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is a high-performing organisation rated by the Care Quality Commission as ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for care. With a vision to provide Excellence Every Time, the Trust places an unwavering focus on care quality and living up to our values of being Respectful, Responsible and Passionate.

Angela Schofield, Chairman of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, said: “These are two really exciting opportunities for the right people to join a high-performing NHS trust and be part of our development. We are a growing, forward-thinking organisation and we are looking to recruit two people who are passionate about healthcare and will be able to help us achieve our vision and strategic objectives over the coming years.”

For further details of these vacancies, or to request an application pack, contact Lynn Parsons, Executive Assistant to the Chairman, on 01423 554423, or To view the job adverts, please visit NHS Jobs.

The closing date for applications is 23 February 2018, with shortlisting taking place on 13 March and interviews on 9 April.


For further information please contact:

Paul Widdowfield, Communications and Marketing Manager, and 01423 557470.