Executive Recruitment


Eligibility and criteria for disqualification as a member or as a director are shown below.

Eligibility to become a Chair

Residency requirement

To be considered, all applicants must demonstrate that they are resident within the Greater London area.

To be able to take up appointment the successful candidate must become either a service user or public member of Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Details of how to become a member can be found on our website.

Criteria for disqualification

As taken directly from C&I’s Constitution, the following may not become or continue as a member of the Board of Directors:

  • a person who has been adjudged bankrupt or whose estate has been sequestrated and (in either case) has not been discharged;
  • a person in relation to whom a moratorium period under a debt relief order applies (under part 7A of the Insolvency Act 1986);
  • a person who has made a composition or arrangement with, or granted a trust deed for, his/her creditors and has not been discharged in respect of it;
  • a person who within the preceding five years has been convicted anywhere in the world of any offence if a sentence of imprisonment (whether suspended or not) for a period of not less than three months (without the option of a fine) was imposed on him/her;
  • in the case of a Non-Executive Director, a person who no longer satisfies the provisions of paragraph 27 of the Trust’s Constitution (membership of either the public or service user constituencies;
  • a person who is a CCG Governing Body member;
  • a person who is a member of Healthwatch;
  • a person who is a spouse, partner, parent or child of a member of the Board of Directors of the Trust;
  • a person who is a member of a local authority’s Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee;
  • a person who is the subject of a disqualification order made under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986;
  • a person whose tenure of office as a Chair or as a member or Director of an NHS body has been terminated on the grounds that their appointment is not in the interests of the health service, for non-attendance at meetings, or for non-disclosure of a pecuniary interest;
  • a person who within the preceding five years has been dismissed, otherwise than by reason of redundancy from any paid employment with an NHS body and not reinstated;
  • a person who is otherwise disqualified by law from acting as a director of an NHS Foundation Trust;
  • in the case of a Non-Executive Director, a person who has refused without reasonable cause to fulfil any training requirement established by the Board of Directors; or
  • a person who fails to meet the requirements of the fit and proper person test under the Health and Social Care Act 2012; or
  • a person who has refused to sign and deliver to the Trust Company Secretary a statement in the form required by the Board of Directors within one calendar month of appointment confirming acceptance of the Trust’s Code of Conduct for Directors; or
  • any person who is disqualified from becoming or continuing as a Director on any of the grounds set out in paragraph 32 of the Trust’s constitution shall immediately resign as a Director of the Trust or if they decline or fail to do so shall be removed immediately by the Board of Directors and a new Director appointed in his/her place in accordance with the provisions in the Constitution.