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Healthier Futures - Executive recruitment for Black Country Health Board continues

Executive recruitment for Black Country Health Board continues

The Black Country Integrated Care Board (ICB) is looking to finalise its future executive team ready for its establishment in July 2022 (subject to the passage of the Health and Care Bill).

Recruitment for the remaining three out of six future executive roles has now gone live:

  • Chief People Officer
  • Chief Equality and Innovation Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer

These roles follow the appointment of Interim Chief Executive Designate, Mark Axcell, in November 2021 and the recent appointments of Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ananta Dave, Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Sally Roberts, and Chief Finance Officer, Mr Tom Jackson and five non-executive members.  

Jonathan Fellows, Chair Designate of the NHS Black Country Integrated Care Board, said: “Recruitment for key leadership roles within the ICB is continuing at pace and we’re now looking for our final three executives who will form the core executive team.

“Our ICB needs diverse, inclusive and compassionate leaders who not only reflect the community they serve and the staff employed, but have the leadership style and breadth of perspective to make good collective decisions.”

Mark Axcell, Interim Chief Executive Designate of the NHS Black Country Integrated Care Board, said: “The successful post holders will work alongside other system leaders and provide inspirational leadership across the system to help us create healthier futures for local people.

“We’re looking for exceptional people to be appointed, so if you think you have the right skills and experiences to fulfil one of these roles and help shape the future of health and care for our Black Country population, we are waiting for your application.”

For more information and for details on how to apply, please click here.  

Applications close Sunday 3 April.

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