Voluntary Position-CHAIR Healthwatch Salford

CHAIR-  Healthwatch Salford

This role offers a fantastic opportunity for a person with knowledge of health and social care and a proven track record as an effective leader. Healthwatch Salford has been established as a social enterprise and requires a person with the time to develop the organisation.

Healthwatch Salford exists to make health and social care better for local people.

Supported by a team of paid staff anda non-executive board of directors, Healthwatch Salford  needs a strong leader to take the organisation forward to realise its ambition in becoming a fully independent social enterprise.

Commissioned by and accountable to Salford City Council, we have a number of targets to meet with limited resources. 

Increasing membership numbers, working with community volunteers and exploring funding opportunities are just some of our future goals. . A proven track record of organisational development and operational planning is a must, as is a cooperative leadership style and excellent communication skills.

With Greater Manchester devolution taking shape there has never been a more exciting and challenging time to take over the leadership of Healthwatch Salford.

For an application pack or to have a chat about the role please email Jackie@healthwatchsalford.co.uk

The closing date for applications is the 4th December 2015 and interviews will take place on Friday 11th December 2015.

A Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure will be requested when the post is offered, but a criminal record is not necessarily a bar to obtaining this position.