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