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Accountable to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Direct Reports: Senior Finance and Finance Assistants from 2022/23 (TBC)
Location: London with flexible home working
Salary: Up to £75,000 DOE
Reward Statement:

  • Annual review of pay

  • Pay Progression Scheme based on years of experience or years of FNF service 

  • Holiday entitlement - 27 days on commencement increasing to 30 after 5 years and 33 after 10 years in service

  • Employer pension contribution – 7.5 % Employer Pension Contribution (increasing with increased employee contributions to a maximum 10%)

  • Learning and Development – Subscription to LinkedIn Learning and Study Leave Policy

  • Flexible Working Policy

  • Employer Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Death in Service Policy (4 times salary)​


The Director of Finance will lead a small finance team and is responsible for the control, management and reporting of the organisation’s finances in line with accounting standards and good practice. 

As a key member of the Executive Team, the FD will contribute to the growth and development of the Foundation and support the CEO and Board of Directors in the development of strategy and monitoring of progress against business plans.  


To be the leading scholarship provider for nursing and midwifery leadership development, recognised for influencing breakthroughs in health and social care policy and practice on a national and global level.

To be ‘the go-to place’ for professional opinion and debate, a recognised academy for healthcare thought, a voice for nursing and midwifery. Our alumni will seek all opportunities to influence healthcare policy and practice.  


To pioneer change and improvements in patient and health outcomes, through nursing and midwifery clinical leadership, honouring Florence Nightingale’s legacy.


Challenge: We challenge norms and non-evidenced based nursing and midwifery practice. We promote transparency and lead communities to ignite change for the better.  We use Florence’s legacy as leverage to intelligently influence those around us, unafraid to challenge the status quo when needed.

Promote: We promote courageous leaders who discover new ways of working and forge a path to impact policy and practice at local, national, and international levels.

Care: We care for nurses and midwives, and this is at the heart of what we do. Like Florence Nightingale, we have an overriding instinct to enable nurses and midwives to be better and discover new ways to improve patient care and health outcomes.

Inclusive: We promote and value equality and diversity in all that we do.

Nurture: We nurture our scholars and provide the tools, confidence, and knowledge they need to lead change and influence those around them.

Partner: We develop enduring relationships with the nursing and midwifery communities.


We will:


Select the very best talent in nursing and midwifery as scholars of the Foundation. Through our bespoke leadership development programmes, we will inspire, nurture and support their future success.  Our programmes are designed and delivered through partnerships with leading organisations both in and outside of health and social care.

Connect nurses and midwives to become the positive voice of nursing and midwifery.

Shine a light on nurses and midwives and their practice. We will commemorate Florence’s legacy and the impact she had on today’s nursing. We will communicate and celebrate our achievements and the impact our work has on improvements in health and social care.

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