Anderson Quigley

Chief Financial Officer – Northern Care Alliance NHS FT (NCA) -CLOSED

Chief Financial Officer – Northern Care Alliance NHS FT (NCA) -CLOSED

Posted on 9 June 2022

Anderson Quigley are pleased to be working with the Northern Care Alliance NHS FT (NCA) on the appointment of the Chief Financial Officer.

VSM Pay Framework – Based in Salford

Formally established in 2021, the Northern Care Alliance NHS FT (NCA) is one of the largest and most respected NHS providers in England, employing around 19,000 staff and serving a diverse population of around 1 million people across the North part of Greater Manchester.

The NCA brings together the ‘outstanding’ rated Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust with Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to create a trust that works in a group arrangement with 4 Care Organisations – Salford, Oldham, Bury & Rochdale.  The NCA is an organisation focused on the importance of place.  A place where we are passionate about driving forward significant improvements in the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care. A place where hearts and minds combine to save and improve lives.  A place where every day is a whirlwind of passion, challenges, and immense pride.

We have a great opportunity for a Chief Financial Officer to join the Board of the Northern Care Alliance.  As a key member of our executive team, you will have responsibility for contributing to a culture that is person centred, ensuring a great experience for colleagues and patients, and creating an environment that promotes personal accountability alongside delivering safe care for patients.  You will provide professional leadership to the Finance, Procurement and Estates & Facilities teams, as well as financial stewardship to the NCA.  You will work closely with our Care Organisation Finance Directors to ensure we have robust plans for delivering a challenging budget along with ambitious capital plans.

As an experienced Finance Director, you will be ready to bring your passion and energy to this fantastic organisation.  You will have a track record of working across systems and leading change; able to demonstrate your ability to take teams with you in challenging circumstances.  But above all you will bring your confidence, influence, integrity and strategic thinking, role modelling the behaviours we want to see across the organisation.

We hope you will want to consider this role.  Please contact Helene Usherwood at Anderson Quigley to have a further conversation about the role on +44(0) 7719 322 669 or for more information, please use the following links:

This role is now closed.

Final interviews will be held on 9th (virtual stakeholder events) and 10th (formal panel face to face) August 2022.

Applications should be uploaded at using the reference number AQ1507.

Applications should consist of:

  • A full CV.
  • A covering letter (maximum of 3 pages) setting out your interest in the role and details of how you match the person specification criteria.
  • Please include your current salary and minimum salary expectations plus the names and addresses of two referees on either your CV or covering letter. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates.
  • Please download and complete a Fit and Proper Person Declaration Form here and return by email to
  • As part of your application, please complete an online Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form.