Healthwatch Walsall is the consumer champion for health and social care for adults, children and young people. Our role is to enable people to feedback their views and experiences of the health and social care services they receive and for their input to influence how services are planned and delivered in the future.”
We have a simple ambition, to make health and social care services better for the people who use them in Walsall. We are here to understand the needs, experience and concerns of people who use services and speak out on their behalf.
Any current vacancies are listed below.
Chair of Walsall Together Service User Group
Could you lead a group of patients and service users to enable their collective voice to be heard and to influence the progressive changes within health and social care services in Walsall? Are you passionate about enabling local people to help shape their local services in Walsall?
Who we are looking for
Ideally you will live in Walsall, so you will have a good grasp of the area and the health and social care issues within it.
You will have a keen interest in ensuring that services are designed around the needs of people so that the residents of Walsall get the right care and services when they need it.
You may be someone who accesses local services, a carer or an ex-health/social care professional who now wishes to contribute to shaping health and social care in Walsall.
As a user of services, or a carer of someone who does or even as a former staff member you may have questioned why services are delivered a certain way.
What we are looking for in a Chair
The Chair of Walsall Together Service User Group will be required to commit to approximately 3 days per month, have the ability to provide strong leadership to the Walsall Together Service User Group to ensure that the patients and service users voices are heard and able to influence the progressive changes under the Walsall Together programme at all levels.
The Chair will receive £2,500 per annum and the work pattern will be flexible to meet the needs of the Service User Group.
For an informal discussion about the role please call Simon Fogell on 07761 916400.
Closing date for completed applications – 11 October 2019