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Eligibility

To be eligible for appointment, candidates must be a public member of Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust  Details of how to become a member can be found on the Trust’s website https://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk/about-us/membership-and-governors/

* Independence criteria for Non-Executive Directors

Please refer to the Foundation Trust Code of Governance https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/327068/CodeofGovernanceJuly2014.pdf

Please note in particular the residency requirements before applying as applicants who do not meet these will be discounted regardless of experience and strengths.

**Fit and Proper Persons Requirement

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 – Regulation 5 and Schedule 4 play a major part in ensuring the accountability of directors of NHS bodies and outline the requirements for robust recruitment and employment processes for board level appointments.  As part of the assurance against the fit and proper person requirements for board members, you are required to address questions relating to topics including misconduct or mismanagement, bankruptcy and convictions.