EPUT Governor Elections – Could you be a Governor?

If you feel you could be a Governor for the Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT), it would be a fantastic opportunity to represent the people of South Woodham Ferrers. Anyone interested needs to be, or apply to become, a Member and is encouraged to ‘attend’ one of the virtual meetings, details of which can be found below.

Content originally from NHS.UK

Elections to the Council of Governors 2020 for the Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT)

The election process has begun, would you like to become a Governor, do you know someone who would make a good Governor? Find out what Governors do here.

We will be holding Prospective Governor Workshops virtually during June 2020. At the virtual meeting, you will hear more about becoming a Governor and what the role entails, as well as hearing from some of our currnent Governors.

The meetings are being held on:

15 June 2020 14:00-16:00

30 June 2020 14:00-16:00

2 July 2020 10:30-12:30

If you would like to join, please email epunft.trust.secretary@nhs.net or telephone 0800 023 2059 and we will provide the access details to the meeting.  You will need to have access to a tablet or PC to join the meeting.

We have the following vacancies:

Essex Mid and South3
North East Essex & Suffolk1
West Essex & Herts3

The election has two stages, the nomination stage and the election stage.

Nomination dates – 16 June until 14 July 2020

This is the first stage, if you wish to become a Governor, you must be a member of our Trust. To become a member, you will need to complete our on-line application form.

CIVICA manage our elections, all members will receive an email or letter advising that the nomination stage is open and details of how to submit a nomination statement.

Elections 5-28 August 2020

The second stage is the election, Members will receive an email or letter from CIVICA with details of all the candidates and how to vote.

Still interested? There is more information on the role of a Governor here.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us  at the Trust Secretary’s office, either by email or telephone 0800 023 2059.