Healthwatch Bolton Needs You! New Trustees and volunteers wanted – there’s still time to apply!!

VOICE local is a registered charity number 11507070 and manages both Healthwatch Bolton and Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh. Healthwatch is the independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of the public in health and social care planning.

VOICE local is looking for new volunteers to fill the following roles:

Board of Trustees: we are looking for people with a range of skills to oversee the work of VOICE local and in particular we are looking for a treasurer. These are voluntary positions and out of pocket expense will be paid.

Enter and View Representatives: One of the functions of Healthwatch is the power to ‘enter and view’ anywhere where publicly funded health and care services are delivered, for example, hopsitals, GPs, dentists, care homes. We are looking for people who would be interested in undertaking this role and following a programme of visits throughout the year. These are voluntary positions and out of pocket expenses will be paid.

Local Committee Members: we are looking for volunteers to sit on Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh local committee. This role involves checking that the workplan is being carried out timely, receiving new reports and updating the Trustee Board on the activities. These are voluntary positions and out of pocket expenses will be paid.

If you are interested in any of the above roles, please download the relevant role description and complete the expression of interest form. For trustees, please also read: ‘The Essential Trustee, What you need to know’.  You will also need to complete a membership form.

All completed application forms should be either emailed back to or post to: Healthwatch Bolton, 26-28 Mawdsley St, Bolton, BL1 1LF no later than 30th April 2018

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