You do not need any special qualifications or experience because we will provide all necessary training and support during a 12 month mentoring period.

You need to be enthusiastic and open minded, a natural communicator and possess sound, objective judgement. As long as you are 18 years or over, your background can be as a student, a person of working age or retired.

We are particularly keen to hear from young people, those of working age and individuals from black and minority ethnic communities since these groups are under represented on our existing Boards.

If a former IMB member wishes to re-join the IMB they can do so but there must be a 3 year gap before applications can be made to rejoin any previous IMB they were a member of.

Personal qualities for the IMB role:

  • Commitment to diversity, equality and human rights
  • Effective communications skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Good listening skills
  • Commitment
  • Perseverance
  • Integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Common sense