Healthwatch Liverpool – Chair

This is a voluntary role.

Do you have the skills and experience to become Healthwatch Liverpool’s next Chair? The role attracts an honorarium of £5000 p.a. in recognition of your time commitment.

Purpose of the role

As Chair you will play a leading role in guiding the strategic direction of Healthwatch Liverpool, leading and ensuring the service lives up to its shared vision, aims, and values. In addition to attending and leading formal board meetings, the Chair will ensure that the service’s strategic direction is clearly communicated and provide support and advice to the staff and management team.

The Chair will:

  • Be a board member and chair of Laridae CIC which delivers the Healthwatch contract in Liverpool
  • Chair the Community Engagement Board which provides community guidance and oversight of the work of Healthwatch Liverpool
  • Be a key spokesperson for Healthwatch Liverpool and must have the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to be perceived by partners and the public as a credible figurehead for a professional, responsive and evidence-based organisation
  • Work with the Healthwatch Liverpool leadership in helping to shape the strategic direction of Healthwatch Liverpool, in line with the contract, service specification, legislation and guidance from Department of Health and Healthwatch England, through good governance and effective strategic planning.

Commitment and remuneration

They anticipate the time commitment will be approximately two–three days per month. An honorarium of £5,000 pa for the role will be paid in recognition of the time commitment. All remuneration is taxable and subject to Class 1 NI contributions but it is not pensionable. Reasonable expenses will also be reimbursed in line with organisational policy.

To learn more and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: 11.59 PM on Sunday 26 March 2023.

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