We are looking for new Board members to add their skills and perspectives to those of the current Directors.

We would like them to share a commitment to our mission and span a broad range of professional qualifications and leadership experience.

You will need to commit between 8 and 12 hours each month to Healthwatch Bucks. Including participation in quarterly meetings in public at different locations across the county.  You would also be expected to participate in one or more of the Board committees or working groups.

Together with your colleagues on the Board, you would be responsible for the overall governance of Healthwatch Bucks. In particular, setting the strategic direction and making sure that the organisation is well run.

Our Board members should have a good grasp of local issues surrounding health and social care. Therefore, they should preferably live or work in Buckinghamshire. We want our Board to reflect the diversity of our county. Also, the many different communities which live and work here.

We are looking for team players who are excellent communicators. We would like our Board members to have proven problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

The roles we are recruiting for

We are also seeking to appoint a Director to become our Honorary Treasurer.

The role of Treasurer requires proven experience in financial planning, management and reporting. Also, ability to plan, prepare and chair effective meetings of the Finance & Funding Committee.

As for all our Directors, these are voluntary and therefore unpaid roles.

How to apply

Details of the required knowledge and experience, skills and abilities, personal behaviour and style, of both of these roles can be found in the recruitment packs below.

If you would like to know more about us and what we are looking for, please download a recruitment pack below.

Closing date: 5 pm, Saturday 20th November 2021

We will reply to all applications and interview short-listed candidates soon after the closing date.

Director Recruitment Pack

Honorary Treasurer Recruitment Pack

Published on 29 Oct (updated 12 Nov)

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