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Band 8a Governors and Membership Manager

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
£50,952 to £57,349 a year £50952pa
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Part Time
Birmingham Community Healthcare (BCHC) gained Foundation Trust status in April 2016 and our Governor and Membership Manager helps us to meet our statutory duties and ensure we are accountable to the communities we serve.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual for an exciting opportunity that has arisen to join our Corporate Governance Team as our Governor and Membership Manager on an initial Fixed Term 12-month contract (with a possibility for extension) to cover a period of maternity leave.

The post is an essential role which provides for a dynamic, flexible/agile working pattern and individuals with an existing comparable experience in the role or similar would be an added advantage.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will act as the lead for maintaining an effective Council of Governors as a key statutory function within the governance model of a NHS Foundation Trust. As part of this duty the post holder will be expected to be aware of all relevant legislation and be able to interpret national policy advising the Board and Council of Governors on matters of statute.The post holder will lead for the Trust the development and management of the membership function. The post holder will be expected to develop and oversee the implementation of the membership strategy across the organisation by providing specialist support, membership engagement expertise and lead on membership recruitment. The post holder will be the first point of contact for help and support for current and potential Governors and members.The post holder will hold a key role in supporting Governors to deliver their statutory duties, such as Non-Executive Director appointments to engaging with our communities. This varied role provides an excellent opportunity to work at a more strategic level whilst remaining connected to those we serve.The post holder would be based at our Trust Headquarters, with in the Corporate Governance Team at Priestley Wharf in Birmingham.We welcome your interest.

About us

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) was formally authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st April 2016. We are one of the largest specialist providers of community health services in the NHS with over 5,000 colleagues and an annual turnover of �365.7 million in 2022/23. We deliver services to the 1.1 million residents of Birmingham, as well as some services in the Black Country and the wider West Midlands from five main clinical divisions:o Adult Community Services:o Adult Specialist and Rehabilitation Services:o Children and Families:o Learning Disabilitieso Dental ServicesBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust operates from over 300 sites across Birmingham and the West Midlands providing care for people throughout their lives from the new-born and their families to the frail elderly and their carers. The services we provide are diverse from healthy lifestyle services that support people to feel well to the most complex healthcare for those with highly specialist needs. We provide care in people's homes and also in clinics and inpatient units across the city. All of this is delivered with a commitment to integrated, personalised care to meet the needs of our diverse local communities.If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description Document (Governor and Membership Manager) for a more detailed description

Person Specification



  • Educated to Master's Degree or equivalent
  • Postgraduate diploma in governance or equivalent experience
  • Management qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional/personal development



  • Significant experience of dealing with corporate governance and business principles in a large organisation
  • Significant understanding and awareness of health care/governance legislation
  • Experience of supporting board meetings, sub- committees and council of governor meetings or equivalent
  • Significant experience of preparing board level reports
  • Significant experience of working with CEO level/Directors/Senior Managers
  • Experience of delivering presentations aimed at senior clinical and/or management staff groups
  • Experience of using tools to manipulate, analyse and present information

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Birmingham Community NHS Foundation Trust

Priestley Wharf


B4 7BN

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