Clinical Non Executive Director

Recovery Focus / Richmond Fellowship
London
Remunerated at £5,000 per annum
Recovery Focus is a group of expert charitable organisations working in a new form of collaboration to deliver the best possible outcomes for the people who use our services. The Group’s vision for the future is a society that values everyone including those with mental health or addiction issues. We are working to inspire individual recovery and believe that with the right support, recovery – however that’s defined by an individual – is achievable for everyone. The Group works across many parts of England providing care and support to nearly 11,000 people with mental health and substance misuse challenges. Coproduction is at the centre of what Recovery Focus and its partner organisations, Richmond Fellowship and Aquarius, stands for. We define coproduction as the knowledge, expertise and life experience of employees and people who access services being given equal value to improve the support we provide. We are looking for an outstanding board member with significant clinical experience to work with board colleagues to improve our assurance approach to clinical governance and the delivery and effectiveness of our services. We want this clinical guidance in ensuring that our evidence demonstrates the effectiveness of our services and quality frameworks, whilst exercising oversight of the development of our models and practice. Concurrently you will demonstrate strong governance skills and ensure that throughout the group we put those who use our services at the heart of everything we do. This is an exciting time to join our Board, shaping our future in the face of the sector’s considerable challenges.
THE ROLE

We are looking for an outstanding board member with significant clinical experience to work with board colleagues to improve our assurance approach to clinical governance and the delivery and effectiveness of our services, whilst facing the considerable challenges of the sector. This appointment is specifically made to Richmond Fellowship, with Recovery Focus as the brand name for the Richmond Fellowship group of companies. 

INFORMATION
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How to apply

We hope you will consider expressing an interest in this role. If you have questions about the appointment process and would find it helpful to have an informal conversation, please contact Juliet Taylor on 0203 971 0832 or at Juliet.Taylor@starfishsearch.com

To make an application, please provide by email to Juliet.Taylor@starfishsearch.com

  • your CV (no more than three sides)
  • a short covering letter that confirms your motivation for considering the appointment andwhich appointment you wish to be considered for.

We would also be grateful if you would also complete the Equality and Diversity monitoring form provided. This form is for monitoring purposes only and is not treated as part of your application; you can email the form back to us when you apply and our team will collect it.

Closing date is Monday 21st October 2019

Informal discussions with Starfish Search for selected applicants will take place in very early November 2019.

Agreement of the final shortlist: candidates will hear from us by Friday 15th November 2019.

Informal meetings, telephone calls will follow confirmation of the final shortlist.

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to speak with the Group Chair, Helen Edwards, before interview. 

Formal interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to take place in w/c 18th November. 

Please download, complete and return our equal opportunities form