The role of chairperson will require someone with drive, energy, enthusiasm and a knowledge, understanding and experience of governance at a senior or board level. The chairperson of Healthwatch Sefton will also have a seat on the Sefton Health & Well Being Board and will need to take a leadership role within the newly emerging health and care system. The role will include leading and further developing Healthwatch Sefton, working as one of the Directors, chairing the Board, chairing the operational Steering Group and working with other partners to set the strategic plan and direction.
This position is voluntary and unpaid, however reasonable out of pocket expenses will be paid. The chairperson will have access to office accommodation (Burlington House) and administrative support.
Please note – In order to apply for this position you must not be employed by an NHS organisation or Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council.
The recruitment pack below contains further information about Healthwatch nationally and locally; about the role of the Chairperson in leading the work of Healthwatch Sefton.
Recruitment Pack (Word / PDF)
Application Form (Word / PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)
The closing date for completed applications is 5pm, Friday 9 December 2021.
To apply for this role, please complete the application form and return it using the email provided. If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, then please contact:
Diane Blair, Manager Healthwatch Sefton
TEL: 07706 317749