All of the trust’s non-executive directors are appointed by the NHS Appointments Commission, for a fixed term, following open invitations among members of the local community. The NHS and trust recruitment guidance and policy are followed in these appointments, including open competition and the involvement of an independent external assessor.
The Chief Executive is appointed by the non-executive directors. The executive directors are appointed by the non-executive directors and the Chief Executive. The NHS Very Senior Manager Pay Framework has been adopted by the Remuneration Committee as guidance regarding pay for the Executive Team.
Directors are appointed to permanent contracts subject to a three month notice period. There is no further provision for termination payments within the contract.
- John Wilbraham, Chief Executive
- Kath Senior, Director of Nursing and Quality
- Dr John Hunter, Medical Director
- Rachael Charlton, Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development
- Julie Green, Director of Corporate Affairs and Governance (non-voting)
- Mark Ogden, Director of Finance
- Simon Goff, Chief Operating Officer (non-voting)