Healthwatch Derbyshire 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 currently have the following roles available:

Chief Executive Officer

  • Based at: Suite 14, Riverside Business Centre, Milford, Derbyshire DE56 0RN, but travel will be required across the County of Derbyshire
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Holidays: 30 days per year + bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 to be negotiated subject to experience
  • Contract term: Provisionally until the end of March 2020. Continuation of the post will be subject to continued funding after March 2020.

Please note: As Healthwatch is a statutory requirement as contained in the Health and Social Care Act 2012, funding will not cease, but the contract may go out to competitive tendering in the summer of 2019. We are awaiting a decision from Derbyshire County Council the contract holder early in 2019.

Closing date: Friday 1st February 2019

Interview date: 1st March 2019

Healthwatch Derbyshire has a strong commitment to equal opportunity and working with diverse communities.  A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be conducted for the successful candidate.


Application Form

CEO Job Description

Equal Opps Monitoring Form

Guidance Notes

Person Specification

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You should send completed application forms to

Only fully completed application forms will be considered, please do not send a CV.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact John Simmons (Chair of the Board) on: 07542 296335

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