Trustee

Trustee
Application deadline: 
Saturday, 15 February, 2020 - 17:00
Organisation: 
Healthwatch North Tyneside

Do you want to use your knowledge and skills to help to improve health and social care services for people in North Tyneside?

Can you help us?

We are looking for 4 new volunteers to join our board of trustees. As a trustee you will play a vital role in setting our direction, overseeing our work and working with health and social care providers to improve services.

We want to hear from anyone who wants to make a real difference to people’s lives  in North Tyneside. You should have the skills and experiences to help us deliver our aims and at least 3 hours a month available to volunteer with us.

You can find out more details about being a Trustee at Healthwatch North Tyneside here https://healthwatchnorthtyneside.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/HWNT-Trustee-Application-Pack-2019.pdf

About Healthwatch North Tyneside

We are the independent voice for users of health and social care services. We listen to people’s views and experiences, hear feedback about services and work with service providers and commissioners to better respond to people’s needs.

We are a small local charity which aims to improve local health and social care services. Our strategic plan sets out how we work and our plans to 2021.  https://healthwatchnorthtyneside.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/HWNT-Strategic-plan-20182021.pdf

You can see more information about our recent work in our November 2019 Insights Report https://healthwatchnorthtyneside.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/HWNT6MonthupdateNov2019.pdf

How to apply

Our application pack includes details about the Trustee role. If you would like to talk to our chair or director informally to find out more information, please contact p.jones@hwnt.co.uk

To apply please e-mail our Director, Paul Jones p.jones@hwnt.co.uk telling us about:

  1. Why you are interested in becoming a Trustee
  2. Your skills or experiences that are relevant to our work
  3. Any experience of being a volunteer or Trustee
  4. Any areas of special interest (areas or work or particular issues)
  5. Your contact details.

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2020.

Our trustees will review your application and will invite you to meet with our Director and two Trustees to get to know more about each other informally.

Decisions to select new Trustees are taken at meetings of our Trustees. If you are not successful, we will give you feedback. 

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Jones on p.jones@hwnt.co.uk or 0191 253 5321.