Volunteer vacancies with Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin – Director & Chair of the Board of Directors

As you know in April 2013, Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin replaced the Local Involvement Network (LINk) taking on exciting new powers to help patients and the public to influence improvements in health and social care. A new social enterprise, Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin Ltd, has been established.

This has created a number of exciting volunteering opportunities to establish and develop the new organisation’s strategy and governance, while building on strong partnerships within the voluntary and statutory sector in Telford & Wrekin.

We are therefore looking to appoint the following roles:

Chair of the Board of Directors

As an experienced leader, you are passionate about improving health and social care services in Telford & Wrekin. You are likely to have excellent knowledge of the voluntary and statutory sectors and the national health and social care landscape.

This is a voluntary role, and you are likely to have extensive experience of either volunteering or working with volunteers. This is a key role in leading Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and you will be part of the social enterprise (a company limited by guarantee).

This is fantastic opportunity to help influence change and improvements in Telford & Wrekin. 

Board of Directors

You will ideally have experience of a similar role, and have excellent knowledge of the voluntary and statutory sectors and the national health and social care landscape. This is a voluntary role and you will be part of Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin, a company limited by guarantee, and have a central role in directing and controlling the work of the organisation.

The board will be made up of up to 8 directors.

To apply for any of these positions, candidates must submit a CV and supporting statement.

For more information and to apply please contact Victoria at on 01772 627111 or email recruitment@parkwoodhealthcare.co.uk

To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please contact Clare Davis on clare.davis@parkwoodhealthcare.co.uk

The closing date for applications for the chairperson is Thursday 9th May 2013 and for the directors, Friday 17th May 2013

Interviews for the chairperson will take place on Tuesday 14th May 2013 and Thursday 16th May 2013 and for directors, 24th May 2013

Contact:

Cat Pert
Community Engagement Officer
Direct line: 01952 384991

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin

Suites A & E
The Place
Oakengates
TF2 6EP

General line: 01952 384990
catherine.pert@healthwatchtelfordandwrekin.org.uk

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