HALTON'S new autism strategy is looking for a chairperson to help its delivery.

The One Halton All-Age Autism strategy and associated delivery plan needs someone to chair its progress as it supports autistic people across Halton.

The strategy aims to ensure that services work in collaboration and identify areas that need improvement, based on the views from both adults and children with autism.

The Halton Autism Action Alliance wants this ambitious new strategy, to take a more holistic approach to developing opportunities and realising potential for people with autism at every stage of people's lives.

The Halton Autism Action Alliance brings together different organisations, services and stakeholders to create an integrated strategic planning forum that is responsible for identifying commissioning priorities and developing and improving autism provision across the health and social care landscape.

The post is hosted by Halton Borough Council will be filled for a period of two years on a consultancy basis.

Applicants must have relevant experience in autism and will need to demonstrate significant experience of working at a senior leadership level within health and social care.

The post holder will be required to attend six board meetings per calendar year and this would include setting agendas, reading and preparing for the meetings up to a maximum of six days per year.

Find out more about the role by visiting the website.

Apply by sending a cover letter detailing suitability for the role and relevant experience, accompanied by a CV to Emma Sutton-Thompson at Halton Borough Council, Runcorn Town Hall, Heath Road, Runcorn, WA7 5TD.