Senior Corporate Governance Advisor

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
31 May 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Corporate Governance Advisor to join our team. They will work closely with the Associate Director of Corporate Governance/Head of Corporate Governance to provide comprehensive and high level corporate governance support to the Board and Board committees. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years' experience working in corporate governance within an NHS or similar organisation. Excellent communications skills and attention to details are essential. The majority of the role is deadline driven and successful applicants must be able to demonstrate exemplary planning and organisational skills.

Main duties of the job

The Senior Corporate Governance Advisor provides corporate governance support to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance and Head of Corporate Governance. They assist with the provision of support to the Board and Board committees, drafting agendas and taking minutes of Board Committee meetings and ensuring that any actions resulting from the meetings are accurately recorded and followed up. they will be responsible for maintaining the Fit and Proper Person records and managing all aspect of the Trust's Conflicts of Interest process. They will be be responsible for the day to day management of some corporate governance staff.

About us

The Corporate Governance team is a relatively small team committed to providing comprehensive and high level advice in respect to the corporate governance agenda. The post holder will work closely with Executive and Non Executive Directors, as well as senior managers within corporate and clinical teams. Whilst based primarily at Trust Headquarters at the City Hospital campus, the post holder is expected to work across the different campuses when necessary. The team works flexibly, with a mixture of on-site and home working.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In addition to the below summary you will need to familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification attached to the advert.

To assist with the provision of support to the Board and Board Committees, drafting agendas and taking high level minutes of Board Committee meetings and ensuring that all actions are recorded accurately and followed up.

To provide advise to staff and members of the Board on matters relating to corporate governance.

To assist with FOI requests to the department

To undertake the day to day supervision of staff within the department

To maintain Fit and Proper Persons records and training records for the Board

To manage all aspects of the Conflicts of Interest process.

To assist with the review and approval process for policies and procedures.

Person Specification

Training and Experience


  • Educated to degree level or demonstrable significant experience of working in a similar role
  • Experiencing of supporting Board/Board Committees and working to tight deadlines
  • Track record of taking high level minutes and recording actions and following up these actions

communication and relationship skills


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Attention to detail and ability to see tasks through to completion

Planning and organisation


  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, managing workload to meet competing priorities

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