NHS Cheshire and Merseyside recruiting Independent Non-Executive Director

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NHS Cheshire and Merseyside – the integrated care board (ICB) for the region – is inviting applications for an Independent Non-Executive Director to join its Board of Directors.

We are looking for an individual who has expertise in or who can demonstrate considerable experience of leading on population health and/or the reduction of health inequalities.

The individual will join the Board of NHS Cheshire and Merseyside and work with non-Executive, partner members and executive colleagues as an equal member of the board, drawing on your professional and personal experience to provide creative and innovative contributions to the Board through independent oversight and constructive challenge and support.

We need diverse, inclusive, and compassionate leaders who not only reflect the community we serve, and the staff employed but have the leadership style and breadth of perspective to make good collective decisions.

The integrated care system (ICS) has been working as a Marmot Community since 2019 and NHS Cheshire and Merseyside has a firm commitment to reducing health inequalities.

To support this ambition the Board would like to bolster the non-Executive expertise of the Board in this area. Working alongside the Chair and the ICB’s Director of Population Health, the individual will:

  • provide insight to the Board regarding health inequalities and population health l seek assurance from the ICB Executive Team to ensure that the system plans are robust and innovative.
  • represent the system in this agenda in range of settings including Board and Committees, regulation activity, external meetings, and engagement events.
  • support the system to develop this agenda further and be a recognised as a leader in population health and the reduction of health inequalities.

Read the candidate information pack for details about the role and its responsibilities, eligibility and how to apply. The closing date for applications is 11 September 2023.