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Department seeks chair of NHS Blood and Transplant

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint a chair to NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT).

Documents

Information pack for applicants

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Application form

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annex A - monitoring information

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annex B - political activity

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Detail

NHSBT is responsible for the provision of reliable, efficient supply of blood to hospitals in England, North Wales and associated services to the wider NHS. It is also the organ donation organisation for the UK, responsible for matching and allocating donated organs.

In addition NHSBT:

  • provides the NHS with a range of products and services for the direct benefit of patients
  • maintains relationships with altruistic donors and variety of NHS customers
  • manages complex supply chains

The position

Candidates will have a track record of leading a performance driven board, experience of working as a non-executive at board level or equivalent and experience of substantial transformation in a public or private sector organisation.

Time and pay

The Chair will receive remuneration of up to £63,000 per annum for a time commitment of approximately 3 days per week.

The Secretary of State for Health determines the length of appointment, which will be for up to a maximum of four years.

How to apply

If you require an alternative format such as Braille, large print or audio please call Holly Wainwright on 0113 254 6135 quoting the reference SP12-28.

Closing date

The closing date for applications is midday on 22 March 2013.

More information

This appointment is regulated by The Commissioner for Public Appointments.

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