As our multi-award winning current Co-Chairs (Shohail Shaikh, Halima Dagia and Riyaz Patel) come to the end of their term, we are recruiting to the Co-Chair roles.

To express your interest in becoming the next Co-Chair, please complete an application form by clicking on the link below or scanning the QR code on the poster.

The role of co-chair includes:

  • Serving a term of 12-24 months as Co-Chairs of the National NHS Muslim Network
  • Setting the strategic direction for the National NHS Muslim Network, including deciding and agreeing priorities
  • Be accountable for delivery
  • Be the face of the Network
  • Recruit, support and develop the National NHS Muslim Network Executive team
  • Approve all communication released by the network
  • Working with key internal and external stakeholders in collaborative projects
  • Heading the National NHS Muslim Network Executive Committee

Please note:

  • This is a voluntary role that does not attract compensation.
  • If successful there will need to be a discussion with your line manager and possibly your local Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team to understand protected time afforded for staff network duties.
  • As Co-Chairs the hours and times of work would be directed by your delivery, objectives and may need to include discretionary time out of working hours.
  • As this is a national network, it will predominantly be remote working however, it may include travel across England dependent on your objectives/needs for the network.
  • Successful candidates will go through a thorough handover period throughout August with an official start date in the role on 17 September 2024.
  • If applicants have not heard back from the network by 14 July 2024, then this will mean you have been unfortunately unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage and regrettably feedback is not available at this stage.

Successful applicants should:

  • Have experience in managing a team and working with volunteers
  • Be self motivated and able to plan work for themselves and others
  • Be able to work with a wide range of stakeholders, including senior leaders in the NHS as well as external partners
  • Have an understanding of the Islamic faith and issues currently faced by Muslims in the workplace

Deadline for applications is 5pm, Friday 5 July 2024

Interviews will be held on Thursday 18 July 2024

NOTE: All applicants must be employed by an NHS organisation to be considered