Want to make a difference to the NHS in your local area?

The NHS impacts on everyone's lives at one time or another and this could be your chance to get involved in improving, sustaining and protecting the health of the local population.

What's involved?

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde is looking for eight people to join its Board. These are rewarding and worthwhile opportunities that will take up around 8 hours a week and ast for up to 4 years. In return, you will be paid £8,088 a year. You will also get reasonable travel and subsistence costs, dependant-carer expenses, including childcare, and upport to help you carry out your duties.

Who can apply?

They want to hear from people with a diverse range of skills, backgrounds and knowledge. You do not need to be a health expert or have previous experience of being on a Board. You do need to have a commitment to helping us improve the health and wellbeing of the people living in Greater Glasgow & Clyde.

If this is you, they would like to hear from you. If you are appointed you will receive training and support to develop your skills and to learn any new skills you may require

How do I find out more?

There will be Awareness Sessions held on Wednesday 16th March, at Maryhill Community Central Hall, Glasgow G20 7YE. The first session will be held at 4.00pm; and a second session at 7.00pm. They hope you will be able to join us.

If you have any questions about these sessions, please get in touch with John Hamilton by calling 0141 201 4608 or emailing john.hamilton@ggc.scot.nhs.uk.

More information on these roles can also be found at the public appointments website: www.appointed-for-scotland.org or by calling 0300 244 1898 (Freephone). Completed applications must be received on or before Friday 25th March 2016.