Our Steering Group

Healthwatch Dorset Steering Group

Join our Steering Group and make a difference

Healthwatch Dorset is now seeking a Chair to lead its Steering Group as well as Steering Group members.  We welcome interest from all sections of the local community.

Steering Group members will oversee and contribute to the work programme and play a crucial role in monitoring its delivery.  They also play a part supporting the organisation to adhere to its principles, purpose and vision and ensuring that it operates in a moral and ethical way.

We’re looking for local people with a passionate interest in helping the local community shape the way their health and social care services are run.  Although not essential, if you have knowledge or experience in social care, children and young people, mental health, equalities and diversity this would be beneficial.

What’s expected

Steering Group meetings are held every month.  In addition, Steering Group members will need to spend around six days a month on Steering Group matters, plus emails and occasional meetings, both daytime and evening.  The role is voluntary, but all out-of-pocket expenses will be covered.  The term of office will be for an initial period of two years, with an option to extend by a further two years.


Get in touch to find out more

Telephone 0300 111 0102

Email enquiries@healthwatchdorset.co.uk

A recruitment pack with further information about the roles and specific responsibilities of a Steering Group Chair and Steering Group members will follow shortly.

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