Non-Executive Director Vacancies

Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool wishes to extend its skills-based Board and would welcome enquiries from individuals from Blackpool interested in joining the organisation’s Board of Directors.

The Non-Executive Director role with Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool requires individuals with a strong commitment to improving local health and social care services together with skills and relevant board level experience needed to set and ensure delivery of the organisation’s strategy.

Non-Executive Directors are appointed for an initial one year term and, depending upon satisfactory performance and the needs of the organisation, their term may be extended.  The role is voluntary, with reasonable out of pocket expenses reimbursement paid by Healthwatch Lancashire Limited.

Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool would especially welcome enquiries from applicants with a particular interest in health and social care provision within Blackpool.

Please click here for Role Description and Person Specification.

To apply please email your CV together with a covering letter detailing your interest for this role and how your experience would benefit Healthwatch Lancashire and Healthwatch Blackpool to Liz Thatcher

Closing date for applications is 4th September 2017

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 19th September 2017

With effect from 1st January 2017 Healthwatch Lancashire became the contract holder for Healthwatch Blackpool.  The Articles of Association for this new joint board are currently under review.

 Understanding Dementia Volunteer

Healthwatch’ s Lancashire and Blackpool visit a wide range of Health and Social Care services across Lancashire and Blackpool.

We undertake Enter & View visits in care homes where we often come in to contact with people living with dementia. Our Understanding Dementia volunteer will work closely with staff and volunteer team, in effective communication with those living with dementia.

This role is specifically for someone who has a proven track record of engaging with people with dementia.

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To apply, contact Jessica Wood, Project Officer (Volunteers and Projects) 01524 239100

Community Engagement Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to listen to people’s views about health and social care in Lancashire. If you are interested in supporting our engagement activities in locations such as hospitals, GP practices and community venues please get in touch. 

You will receive training, support and expenses for any activities you carry out.

Click here to find out how to apply