Healthwatch Richmond is the independent watchdog for NHS & Social Care Services. We are a powerful organisation that ensures people's experiences are at the heart of the way that the NHS and social care services are planned and run. 

Our Trustees have ultimate responsibility for Healthwatch Richmond, for ensuring that we are well run and that we deliver for our community. 

Trustees sit on our Trustee Board (which meets at least 4 times a year) and usually on one of it's standing sub-committees, the Healthwatch Operational Committee (6 meetings a year) or the Audit Committee (4 meetings a year) as well as taking part in focussed task and finish groups from time to time. 

As a group, Trustees are responsible for and control:

  • our strategy and policy
  • the management of our effectiveness and ongoing success
  • our financial controls and information management
  • risk identification and management
  • ensure the good governance of the charity.

Trustees are also encouraged to take part in the wider work of the organisation.


Please send a CV detailing your relevant experience and a covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification for this role (below)

Or for an informal discussion please call Mike Derry 0208 099 5335 or email

Applications are reviewed as they are received and interviews are offered on a first come first served basis.


Trustee Role Description
Trustee Person Specification