Healthwatch Croydon is recruiting

Chairperson sought by Healthwatch Croydon CEO & The Board

Healthwatch logoHealthwatch Croydon is the consumer champion for local health and social care services.  They engage with the public to gather their views and experiences of local health and social care and use this information to help shape local services.  They have a remit which is far reaching in being able to influence, signpost and advise the public regarding a range of NHS, public health and social care services.

This year Healthwatch Croydon have embarked on an ambitious strategy to increase their scope and profile as an organisation.  Part of this has involved an organisational restructure and a move to a charity model. They are now looking for a Chairperson to head up the Board of Trustees.

Chairperson
Unremunerated (with travel expenses paid)

As well as having the passion and drive to make a difference to health and social care services in Croydon, you will need the right mix of proven experience at a strategic level and enthusiasm for a new challenge.  You will also have a track record of achieving change through influence and be able to provide the governance and leadership we need to achieve our goals.

The key tasks include –

  • Providing leadership and direction to the Board of Trustees so as to enable the board to fulfil their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation.
  • To work with the Chief Executive to ensure Healthwatch Croydon is managed efficiently, effectively and in line with its constitutional and statutory obligations, its code of conduct and best practice.
  • Attending strategic level meetings representing Healthwatch Croydon.

This role presents an exciting opportunity to work with an organisation at a key point in their development.  We are looking for people to lead and support Healthwatch Croydon who share our ambition to achieve the best health and care services that are shaped by local needs and experiences.

If you want to play a leading part in shaping the future of health and social care services in Croydon, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Healthwatch Croydon is committed to equalities and strongly values diversity.

An information pack and full job description is available for this role.  Application is by CV and a covering letter which should indicate why you are interested in applying for the role and how you meet the role requirements.

For an informal discussion or a copy of the information pack please contact our recruitment advisor Bernice Rook at Eastside Primetimers via email bernice@ep-uk.org or telephone 0207 250 8337.  The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd May.Healthwatch Croydon

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