Chair of the Race and Health Observatory
NHS England has commissioned the NHS Confederation to deliver an independent Race & Health Observatory to address the long-standing health inequalities facing Black and Minority Ethnic communities in England, supporting the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan.
An experienced board leader is sought to support the establishment of the Observatory and to in particular to appoint and lead the Observatory Board, and to be a Trustee of the NHS Confederation. This will be a diverse group who will provide oversight and guidance to the Observatory including approving its priorities and work programme.
NHS Confederation welcomes all applicants from all backgrounds and is committed to recruiting the best person for the job through a process that is fair, open, consistent, and free from discrimination. We believe it is essential to build a diverse and inclusive company culture where all employees feel valued, respected, and acknowledged.
The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly to respond to changing circumstances and we want to ensure we do as much as possible to help support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.
To be successful in this role you will bring knowledge of health and equalities policy. More importantly you will be able to demonstrate the ability to develop and lead an effective board and organisation focused on impact, action and delivery to improve the health access, experience and outcomes of BME communities in England.
An allowance of £15,000 to £20,000 per annum has been approved for this role with a time commitment of 5-6 days per month.
Informal discussions about the role and the work of the Observatory can be held with Lord Victor Adebowale, Chair or Danny Mortimer, Deputy Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation via 0113 306 3040.
For further information please download the role description. To apply please complete the application form and return to email@example.com
Closing Date: 11th July. Interviews anticipated for week commencing 20th July 2020.