Senior Engagement Officer  

October 2019

Maternity Leave Contract

Full time: (37.5 hours per week)

Annual Salary: £23,735

Based in Leyland with travel over Lancashire and Cumbria

Healthwatch Lancashire is the public voice for health and social care and exists to make services work for the people who use them. We believe that the best way to do this is by providing the people of Lancashire with opportunities to share their views and experiences. 

Our focus is on understanding the needs, experiences and concerns of people of all backgrounds who use services and to speak out on their behalf.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Engagement Officer to join us on a maternity contract to continue the good work of Healthwatch Lancashire. The main purpose of this role is to act as a senior member of a small team, responsible for the delivery of Healthwatch Lancashire’s health and social care related programmes of work across Lancashire.

You will have responsibility for the design and delivery of a full range of engagement activities in line with the Healthwatch Lancashire work programme. We are seeking a candidate who has knowledge of the health and social sector, is educated to degree level or equivalent, and has relevant people and project management experience.

Information for Applicants

Job Applicant Privacy Notice

Please complete the following: 

  1. Application form: Part A and Part B
  2. Equal Opportunities Form

All applications should be clearly marked:
Confidential – HWL Senior Engagement Officer – Maternity Cover
And emailed to for the attention of Mr Barry Munro-Berry
or by post to:
Mr Barry Munro-Berry, People First, Best Life Building, 4-8 Oxford Street, Workington, CA14 2AH
To arrive no later than 5pm on 1st September 2019

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 1st September 2019

Interviews the week commencing 9th September 2019

Healthwatch Lancashire Community Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers who are willing to listen to people’s views about health and social care in Lancashire. If you are interested in supporting our engagement activities in locations such as hospitals, GP practices and community venues please get in touch. 

You will receive training, support and expenses for any activities you carry out.

Click here to find out how to apply