BBLG request for private sector involvement

1. Non-Executive Directors, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust is looking to recruit two replacement Non-Executive Directors to the Board. The role of the NEDs is to support the board of directors in providing an independent view on the Trust’s strategy and oversee the Trust’s implementation of national strategies and regulatory compliance. These are remunerated posts with a time commitment of around four days per month. Full details are included in the attached NED Advert. For an informal discussion, contact Pearse Butler, Trust Chairman on 01253 956857


2. Board Directors/Trustees, The Ashley Foundation

This is a charity which was established in Blackpool 21 years ago to provide accommodation and support to single homeless people. Its vision is to relieve the poverty faced by homeless, vulnerable people in need and it is currently looking to appoint a number of new Directors/Trustees, in various disciplines, in order to strengthen the existing Board.

The role of the Board is to ensure that the charity is run in the best interests of the people it is there to support, to uphold the vision, protect assets and funds, and ensure that the foundation complies with legislation and regulation.

The role will appeal, equally, to those who already have Board experience and those who are looking to gain experience as part of their CPD. More detailed information about the charity can be found at; and further information regarding the role of a Trustee can be found at;

To apply, please send an email in the first instance to,, with a short résumé outlining your experience to date. If you would prefer an informal chat prior to applying, please telephone the Chairman of the Board, David Cam on: 07961891486, or Chief Executive, Lee Dribben on: 07812673492

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