Join our board: Carer Representative

Falkirk’s Integration Joint Board is recruiting a new Board member to represent the voice of local carers. As a Carer Representative, you will be supported by Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre to take part and feed in to the planning, resourcing, and operational oversight of local health and social care services.


The Integration Joint Board is made up of representatives from Falkirk Council, NHS Forth Valley, the third sector, service users, and local carers.

The Board has responsibility for planning, resourcing, and operational oversight of Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership’s services.

Why we need you

Carer representatives contribute to the workings of both the Integration Joint Board & the Strategic Planning Group, helping to improve local services.

The Partnership is seeking nominations for a new carer representative, ready to take on the role for the next three-year term of office.

By joining the Board, you will:

  • Being the voice of local carers;
  • Help shape local services for carers, and those they care for;
  • Have access to opportunities for personal development.

The role requires the representative to:

  • Attend four Board meetings & associated meetings (development days) per year
  • Update and feedback to the Falkirk Carers’ Voices meetings
  • Support consultations and engagement with local carers

The Carers Centre will support you in your role as the IJB carer representative, and expenses incurred in the role will be covered.

How to apply

Tell us, in 200 words, why you think you should be the Integration Joint Board representative. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Susan Docherty, Carer Involvement & Engagement Lead at the Carers Centre.

Applications close: Friday 26th August


Telephone: 07818 592990 or 01324 611510