26th January 2015

Tayside NHS Board Non-executive member appointment

NHS Tayside is looking for a new member to join its Board. If you are looking for a challenging, rewarding and worthwhile opportunity, we would like to hear from you.

Applications are invited from a wide range of people who have an interest in public service and are committed to the NHS in Scotland. You do not need have worked in the NHS or have previous experience of being on a Board. Please pass on details of this opportunity to anyone else you think may be interested.

NHS Tayside is responsible for meeting the health needs of around 400,000 people living in the area, and provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the population.

As a non-executive member of the Board, you will be expected to play a central role in guiding the strategies which address the health priorities and health care needs of the resident population and which will have a lasting impact on the delivery of healthcare in local communities across the area served by NHS Tayside.

The role is as challenging as it is rewarding – and you will be offered training to support you in this role. The role takes up on average 8 hours a week – in exchange for £8,088 (non-pensionable) a year plus reasonable travel and subsistence costs, dependant-carerexpenses and support required to help you carry out your duties effectively.

Appointments will be for up to 4 years, with the possibility of re-appointment subject to evidence of effective performance and to satisfying the requirements of the person specification for the role at the time of re-appointment.

For an application pack and full details on this and other public appointments, please visit the dedicated public appointments website:

We encourage applicants to apply online, however, a downloadable application form is available. If you experience any difficulties accessing our website, please contact Public Appointments, Wellbeing and Diversity (PAWD) on (Freephone) 0800 015 8449 or fax on 0131 244 3833, by email at, or by writing to PAWD, Scottish Government, E1 Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh EH11 3XD.

It is expected that interviews will be held on 16 March 2015 in Dundee.

Completed applications must be received on or before Friday 13 February 2015.

Appointments to Tayside NHS Board are regulated by the Commissioner for Ethical
Standards in Public Life in Scotland.

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