New Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust seeks non-executive directors

The NHS is looking for two outstanding non-executive directors to play a key role in the emerging North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust expected to be in place from 1st October 2019.

It’s an exciting time for health and care services in north Cumbria as work continues to join up health and care system in line with the national priorities set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.

As part of this plan, the two provider trusts, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust are merging to form North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC) subject to approval of the full business case by NHS Improvement.  

At a time of unprecedented challenge and opportunity two non executive directors are being recruited to drive forward the agenda to join up health and care.

Professor Robin Talbot, chair at CPFT and NCUH said:

“We are looking for exceptional individuals to contribute to our ambitious agenda and who can demonstrate a track record of achievement in their field of expertise with the confidence and ability to support and challenge at board level.

“The right candidate must have experience of having influenced change and demonstrate personal qualities and skills to work effectively as a member of the Board and with the Governors’ Council.

“We are really proud of our shared values and are looking for someone who will fully subscribe to them and have a genuine interest and passion in healthcare to help us make our services the best they can be.”

More information on the role can be found in the job information pack.
To apply for the role visit using job reference 262-A-19-58437.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please contact either Professor Robin Talbot on 07825 315860 or email  or Daniel Scheffer, company secretary on 07979 803386 or email