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Director of Digital Services
Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST)
£103,020 - £107,141
Cwmbran, South Wales
The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust (WAST) has undergone significant transformation over the last 4 years and is today celebrated as one of the most innovative of its kind internationally.
WAST employs approximately 3,500 people and provides services to c.3 million people across Wales; covering an area of c.8,000 square miles. With a budget of c.£174 million, a fleet of over 700 vehicles and over 100 buildings, the organisation’s services are focused on unscheduled care, planned non-emergency patient transport and telephone & online advice.
As it challenges itself to continue to build on performance, WAST is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking and inspiring Director of Digital Services to shape, implement and deliver an ambitious and transformative digital services strategy required to underpin future delivery of excellent patient care, clinically safe services and improved staff experience across Wales.
Part of the £19.5m t/o group, Gwindy 2012 Ltd, JR Industries was founded in 1970 and is Europe’s principal manufacturer of vehicle roller shutter doors and lightweight bulkheads for the commercial vehicle industry. Employing a workforce of 116 people, the Company’s range of products include insulated shutters, aluminium dry freight shutters, plywood dry freight shutters, lightweight range, flexible bulkheads and flush fit doors. The UK headquarters operate from a 65,000 sq ft factory in Caerphilly, South Wales (100 employees). The company has two subsidiaries, J R Industries Sarl occupying a 10,000 sq ft unit near Reims, France (11 employees) and JR Industries GmbH which operates from a similar size unit north of Bielefeld, Germany (5 employees). The Company is in the process of creating a new senior management team and is seeking to appoint a Group Finance Director to help it build upon its growth, productivity and profitability. This role will replace the incumbent Finance Director who will be assuming the role of Group Chairman.
ALOUD is looking to appoint a trustee to its board to replace outgoing member Rhian Owen, Audit Partner at Grant Thornton. The new trustee will be a qualified accountant with significant experience in order to complement the existing skills amongst board members. The successful candidate will also support the executive team as a sounding-board and an extra pair of eyes, to give confidence to the organisation that its finances continue to be robust.
Welsh National Opera (WNO) is today one of the UK’s leading opera companies with a growing international reputation that will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2021. WNO’s output includes world class productions, award-winning community and education programmes, concerts, broadcasts and digital activities. A company of over 250 people and £18m turnover, it is today an ensemble of passionate and committed musicians, artists, craftspeople, technicians and administrators. At its heart sit the Company’s two full time ensembles, the Chorus and Orchestra. The company’s funding structure is unique amongst large-scale arts organisations in the UK as it receives its core funding from both the Arts Council of Wales and Arts Council England. The company performs at its home base – the state-of-the-art Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff and tours in Wales and England performing to over 120,000 people each year.
Public Health Wales NHS Trust
c.4 days per month
Public Health Wales is the National Public Health Institute in Wales. Its vision is Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales and, in delivering this vision, it plays a pivotal role in driving improvements in population health and wellbeing, reducing health inequalities, improving healthcare outcomes, protecting the public and supporting the development of health in all policies across Wales.
The organisation works closely with communities, NHS organisations, local authorities, ministers and officials and a wide range of partners including the voluntary sector, housing, education and the police and criminal justice system. It also has an increasing role in supporting public health internationally as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre and through its many relationships with international partners including the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.
Public Health Wales is also an NHS Trust and is seeking to appoint a new Independent Member to its Board. This is an exciting time for the organisation as it sets about implementing a new long-term strategy, this is a significant opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a contribution to its vision: Working to achieve a healthier future for Wales.