Vacancies

 Healthwatch Lancashire is entering an exciting new phase in its development and is recruiting to a number of posts.  If you would like to join an enthusiastic and experienced team that is passionate about engagement, take a look at what we are offering:

Senior Engagement Officer (Full Time 37 ½ hours per week)

£22,000-£25,000 (Dependent on experience)  Based in Leyland with travel around Lancashire and Cumbria

We are looking for a proactive health and social care professional who has knowledge and experience of public engagement.

Acting as a senior member, you will line manage a small team of staff and volunteers and assist with health and social care related programmes of work.

You will lead on the development of accurate reports and will sustain a wide range of strategical and operational relationships.

Our ideal candidate:

Senior Engagement Officer Job Description Person Specification

You will be self-motivated and a great communicator with the ability to prioritise well to meet conflicting deadlines.

To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to admin@healthwatchlancashire.co.uk

Ensure your cover letter is no longer than 2 sides of A4.

Tell us why you are interested in this role with Healthwatch Lancashire and use examples to outline how you meet role criteria set out in the person specification, find it here:

The closing date for all applications is midnight on 1 October 2018

 

Senior Communications Officer Full Time (37 ½ hours per week)

£22,000-£25,000 (Dependent on experience) Based in Leyland with travel around Lancashire and Cumbria

We are looking for a proactive communications expert who can hit the ground running, supporting the public relations and marketing aspect of our organisation.

You will support and develop our social media channels, website and oversee external publications as well as stakeholder and media relationships.

Acting as a senior member, you will line manage a small team of staff and volunteers who work within the business and administrative function of the organisation.

Our ideal candidate:

You will be self-motivated and a great communicator with the ability to prioritise well to meet conflicting deadlines.

HWL Senior Communications Officer JD&PS

To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to admin@healthwatchlancashire.co.uk

Ensure your cover letter is no longer than 2 sides of A4.

Tell us why you are interested in this role with Healthwatch Lancashire and use examples to outline how you meet role criteria set out in the person specification, find it here:

The closing date for all applications is midnight on 1 October 2018

 

Development Officer (Full Time 37 ½ hours per week)

£22,000-£25,000 (Dependent on experience) Based in Leyland with travel around Lancashire and Cumbria

We are looking for someone with a good knowledge of funders and networks in Lancashire, who can support our vision to develop our offer into this area. You will support new developments for Healthwatch Lancashire and its parent company People First, from ideas phase through to designing, planning and implementation, including identifying and securing appropriate funding streams across Lancashire with particular attention given to relationships building and development within county and connecting counties.

Our ideal candidate:

You will be a confident professional, with excellent report writing and application skills. The role suits a people person, who can develop relationships across the third sector and health and social care system

HWL Development Officer JD&PS (PDF)

 To apply:

Please send a CV and cover letter to admin@healthwatchlancashire.co.uk

Ensure your cover letter is no longer than 2 sides of A4.

Tell us why you are interested in this role with Healthwatch Lancashire and use examples to outline how you meet role criteria set out in the person specification, find it here:

The closing date for all applications is midnight on 1 October 2018

 

 

 

If you think you are the perfect fit for any of these roles, we would love to hear from you!

To apply please download our application form (to follow) and send it to info@healthwatchlancashire.co.uk by 31st August 2018 If you would like to discuss any of the posts, please contact Kerry Prescott – Healthwatch Lancashire Manager – 01524239100

We regret that we are unable to respond to all applications.   If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of submission please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Healthwatch Lancashire is delivered by People First Independent Advocacy


Community Engagement 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