Healthwatch Sefton is a new independent not for profit organisation, scheduled for launch on 1st April 2013, which aims to represent the views of local people including those who use health and care services so they can help shape how services are delivered. Candidates will be interviewed by a panel comprising of representatives from Sefton Council for Voluntary Services, Sefton Council and NHS representatives. Training and support will be provided for the successful candidates.
The Chair of The Sefton Health and Wellbeing Board, Cllr Ian Moncur says:
“We’re looking for a dedicated person who believes they have the skills and commitment to become the Chairperson of the Healthwatch Sefton Board. We are looking to appoint a person who can drive the new organisation forward. He or she will play a significant role in developing the strategy, direction, business objectives and customer focus of Healthwatch Sefton, and they will maintain strong working relationships with Sefton Council, NHS, The Voluntary Sector and the Sefton Health and Wellbeing Board.”