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Job reference: 178780
Salary: Band 8B (£67,285 - £71,978)
Job closing date: 23/02/2024
Job Type: Senior Managers
Location: Carseview
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Job posted date: 09/02/2024
Employer (NHS Board): NHS Forth Valley
Department: Chief Executive’s Office / Corporate Services

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a high calibre Board Secretary to join NHS Forth Valley.

This role will provide an excellent opportunity to help shape NHS Forth Valley corporate governance arrangements by leading on the continuous development and implementation of the Board’s systems of corporate governance ensuring the Board acts within its legal authority and statutory powers.  You will be the lead source of advice to NHS Forth Valley in relation to the overall framework of corporate governance, sourcing of legal advice and ensuring effective support to the Board and committee structures. The post will act as the key point of contact for all matters relating to Board business and will provide support to Board members and senior managers across NHS Forth Valley.

Accountable to the Head of Policy & Performance you will work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to embed professional, robust and consistent systems of corporate governance in line with the Blueprint for Good Governance.

You must be able to evidence a proven track record in the area of Corporate Governance or Policy.  You should display a clear understanding of relevant legislation and professional standards and you should be educated to Degree level or equivalent.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to complete a Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland Check.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion regarding the above post, prior to submitting an online application, please contact Kerry Mackenzie, Head of Policy & Performance on

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and also your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

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