Winchester, Hampshire Check commute

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voluntary

Job Description

We are seeking new trustees to support HPCN into the next year and beyond in order to renew and invigorate the work we do across the organisation.  We are recognised amongst other forums across the country for our work and are renewing our strategy and purpose for the future.  HPCN represents the parents and carers of young people across Hampshire. A parent carer forum aims be a well-informed, connected and empowered community of families of children with disabilities or additional needs, offering support to each other and working in partnership with service providers to create quality services that meet the needs of all parent carers and their children.

This role is as a charity trustee not as a member of a parental steering committe often associated with parent carer forums.  Your will act to support HPCN meet its requirements as a charity and attend an average of 6 meetings per year including the AGM.  You will not be involved in the operations of the forum but will provide advice on strategy and governance.  HPCN will be looking to set up a forum for parental involvement in setting the future goals and priorities of our work and you will work closely with the management of the forum and this group to discuss future strategy.

HPCN works closely with the National Network of Parent Carer Forums, Contact, Hampshire County Council (Children's Services, Education, Adult Service, CAMHS and Health Services). This is an opportunity to support the future of young people in Hampshire and their rights to services that meet their needs.

The role is voluntary, previous experience of volunteering in a governance or trustee role is necessary alongside an interest in ensuring that the voice of parent/carers is heard in Hampshire.  Please contact us for futher information.

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