To stand in our Governor elections you must be a member of the Trust. Anyone can join us as a member, but you must be aged 16 or over to become a Governor.
If you'd like to stand but aren't already a member just click here to find out how to join us.
You don't need any qualifications to become a Governor, you just need to be interested in the services we provide, have time to attend meetings and represent one of the constituencies listed below.
We have 12 seats available on the Council of Governors in the following constituencies:
- Public South West (x1) - Gleadless Valley, Dore and Totley, Fulwood, Graves Park, Nether Edge, Ecclesall, Beauchief and Greenhill, Crookes
- Public South East (x2) - Arbourthorne, Beighton, Birley, Darnall, Manor Castle, Mosborough, Richmond, Woodhouse
- Public North West (x1) - Broomhill, Central, Hillsborough, Stannington, Stocksbridge and Upper Don, Walkley
- Public Rest of England (x1) - all electoral wards outside Sheffield but within England
- Service User (x2) - must hadve used the Trust's services within the past five years
- Young Service User or Carer (x2) - must have used or cared for someone who has used the Trust's services within the last five years
- Staff (x1) - Allied Health Professionals
- Staff (x1) - Support Work
- Staff (x1) - Clinical Support
It is essential that our Council of Governors represent the diverse people that live and work in Sheffield. We'd especially like to hear from anyone from a BAME background and people with a learning disability.
If you move out of the constituency you represent during your term, for example you move house or change role, you will have to step down. You must also meet our 'fit and proper person' criteria which is explained when you fill in your nomination form.