Independent Member (Finance) for the Velindre University NHS Trust

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Vacancy details

Independent Member (Finance) for the Velindre University NHS Trust 

26/03/2024, 16:00 

For further information regarding the role please contact: Professor Donna Mead OBE, Chair of Velindre University NHS Trust Email: or Lauren Fear, Director of Corporate Governance and Chief of Staff Email: For further information about the Velindre University NHS Trust, you may wish to visit the Trust’s web site: For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit If you need any further assistance in applying for this role please email The Public Appointments Team, Public Bodies Unit on For further information about Public Appointments in Wales, please visit Queries For queries about your application, please contact If you are not completely satisfied Welsh Government will aim to process all applications as quickly as possible and to treat all applicants with courtesy. If you have any complaints about the way your application has been handled, please contact Additionally, you can write to: Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments G/08, 1 Horse Guards Road, London SW1A 2HQ.
Velindre University NHS Trust
Velindre University NHS Trust has a Headquarters at Parc Nantgarw in Cardiff. The Trust provides specialist cancer and blood services for people across Wales through Velindre Cancer Centre and the Welsh Blood Service The successful candidate will therefore be required to travel, although a significant number of other meetings and Board related events will be held at their main sites in Nantgarw, Cardiff and Talbot Green. It may be necessary to stay overnight on some occasions.

Welsh language requirements

3 - Although Welsh language skills are not essential for this post, they would be an asset. This role is a Welsh language skills desirable role.
1 - Can read some basic words and phrases with understanding
3 - Can converse in some work-related conversations
3 - Can understand routine work-related conversations
1 - Can write basic messages on everyday topics

Disability Confident Scheme

The Welsh Government is a Disability Confident Leader. We guarantee to interview any candidate with an impairment, health condition, who is neurodivergent or who uses British Sign Language if they meet the minimum criteria for the post.

Welsh Government has adopted the social model of disability, which recognises that barriers in society act to disable people who have impairments, or health conditions, who are neurodivergent or who use British Sign Language.

We are committed to removing barriers in the recruitment process so that all (or potential new) staff can perform at their best.

Recruitment adjustments can be made at any part of the recruitment process for candidates with an impairment or health condition, who are neurodivergent or who use British Sign Language. 

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