Vacancy: Non-Executive Director

External Relationships

Non-executive Directors have a duty to:

  • represent the organisation to patients, governors, members, suppliers, government, fellow NHS bodies, regulators, the media and wider stakeholders;
  • ensure effective communication with Governors, members and other key stakeholders, ensuring that all Directors are aware of the views of those who commission or choose to use the Foundation Trust’s services;
  • scrutinise the performance of the executive management in meeting agreed goals and objectives;
  • satisfy themselves as to the integrity of financial, clinical and other information;
  • satisfy themselves that financial and clinical quality controls and systems of risk management and governance are sound and that they are used;
  • commission and use external advice as necessary;
  • ensure that they receive adequate information in the form that they specify and to monitor the reporting of performance.