These are exciting times at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals.

We have a new and energetic chair and chief executive, have recently been awarded teaching hospital status for our work in furthering health sector innovation and improvement and are amongst the top performing hospital trusts in the country.

We are seeking to appoint two non-executive directors to our Board of Directors who can make a positive difference to the lives of people in our communities.

You will be required to bring personal commitment to the role, independence, impartiality, a wide range of experience, special knowledge and personal qualities. You may have senior and/or Board level experience gained in a large/complex organisation or other types of organisational structures and, in addition, should be able to demonstrate the following key skills:

• Strategic direction
• Holding to account
• Effective influencing and communication
• Team working
• Self-belief and drive
• Intellectual flexibility.

One of the non-executive directors we are looking to appoint should ideally have recent and relevant financial experience.

The time commitment is four to five days each month.

The closing date for applications is 29 April 2018 and interviews will take place 6 and 7 June 2018.

To apply, please submit a CV and supporting letter using the contact details below.

For more information, or an informal discussion with the Chair or a current non-executive director, please contact Matthew Kane, Trust Board Secretary, on 01302 644157, email: matthew.kane1@nhs.net

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About Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire’s leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,000 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across the following sites:

Doncaster Royal Infirmary (DRI)

DRI is a large acute hospital with over 500 beds, a 24-hour Emergency Department (ED), and trauma unit status. In addition to a full range of hospital care, it also provides some specialist services including vascular surgery. It has inpatient, day case and outpatient facilities.

Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop (BH)

BH is an acute hospital with over 170 beds, a 24-hour ED and a full range of hospital services including a breast care unit and renal dialysis. It has inpatient, day case and outpatient facilities.

Montagu Hospital in Mexborough

Montagu is a small non-acute hospital with over 50 inpatient beds for people who need further rehabilitation before they can be discharged. There is a nurse-led Minor Injuries Unit, open 9am-9pm, each and every day excluding Christmas. It also has a day surgery unit, renal dialysis, a chronic pain management unit and a wide range of outpatient clinics.

We also provide outpatient and other health services at Retford Hospital and Chequer Road Clinic, including clinical therapies, medical imaging, audiology and screening.