Healthwatch Sefton: Chairperson – Closing 5pm, Wednesday 1 June 2022

Role: Healthwatch Sefton Chairperson
Salary: voluntary/unpaid role (volunteer expenses)
Estimate of time needed: 40 hours per month *please note this is only an estimation and may vary each month.

Healthwatch Sefton, the local health and social care champion, are looking for a skilled, knowledgeable and experienced individual to continue to support the development.

Healthwatch Sefton is an established subsidiary company limited by guarantee under the auspices of Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (Sefton CVS). We were established in April 2013 and were set up as an independent organisation that is the influential and effective voice for the public for both health and social care services.

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 volunteer expenses will be paid. In order to apply for this position, you must not be employed by an NHS organisation or by Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council.

Please have a look at the role and person specification and if you would like to be considered for this role, please send your CV with a supporting letter, explaining why you would like to be considered for this role.

Job Pack (Downloads)
Job Description & Person Specification (Word / PDF)

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 1 June 2022.
All CV’s and supporting letters or any enquiries to be sent to recruitment@seftoncvs.org.uk