Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust


Job Description

3 days per week

North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is a centre of excellence for health care in the South West region as well as one of the largest hospital trusts in the UK with an annual turnover of £544 million. As such, there is much for us be proud about. With over 8,000 staff we have a strong culture of promoting high quality, clinically led, patient centred care.

Our vision is to realise the great potential of our organisation by empowering our skilled and caring staff to lead on clinical decision making and deliver high-quality, financially sustainable services in state-of the-art facilities. Clinical outcomes will be excellent and with a spirit of openness and candour, we will ensure an outstanding experience for our patients.

We are not complacent and whilst we have recognised financial challenges we have worked as an organisation to make the necessary improvements. We are determined to progress even further whilst meeting increased patient demand. We know we are not alone in the challenges that we face and that driving improved ways of working and partnerships with other local providers will be essential to ensure seamless health and care services are provided to our local communities.

As Chair of NBT you will play a pivotal role in helping us deliver our ambitious five year strategy. You will inspire confidence in others, providing constructive challenge and support where needed to make change happen. You will pull on your ability to build effective working relationships with stakeholders, drawing from your experience from the private, public or not-for-profit sectors. You will be an experienced NED able to demonstrate good political awareness, financial acumen and commercial awareness. You will have a track record of success transforming cultures within complex organisations and be committed to our vision of being a clinically led organisation with devolved decision making to frontline staff. A visible leader, you will have a passion for driving quality and improving clinical outcomes and a deep rooted commitment to improving healthcare for your local community.

Our aim is to provide exceptional healthcare that is personally delivered and as Chair you will be a key driver for making this happen.

For further information on this role please go to or contact Melanie Shearer on 0207 426 3971

Closing date for applications: 8th February
Final panel interviews are due to held 16th March


  • Location : Bristol
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  • Closing Date : 08 February 2018
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.


All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

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