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We’re recruiting !

Outreach and Engagement Officer

37 hours per week – Job share/ part-time considered
£22,470 p.a. pro rata.

Healthwatch Nottingham and Healthwatch Nottinghamshire are the local independent consumer champions for health and social care for adults, children and young people. Our purpose is to help improve health and care services by understanding people’s needs, experiences and concerns and speaking out on their behalf.

We are seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to assist us in reaching out and engaging with communities across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. To ensure that Healthwatch has the best possible evidence from people in order to influence the design and delivery of health and care services you will need to be a skilful and engaging communicator with a passion for change.

The Outreach and Engagement Officer is a peripatetic role covering all of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The post holder will be responsible for:
• Focusing on the voice of the seldom heard
• Building profile and influence through a clear purpose that adds value and develops effective partnerships and networks
• Proactively connects with those who we find hardest to reach, taking steps to overcome barriers to participation and facilitating meaningful engagement
• Supervising and working alongside volunteers on specific projects, including Enter and View visits

The successful applicant will be required to commit to our approach to valuing diversity and equal opportunities. Pre-employment checks will be conducted for the successful candidate including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply:
We warmly welcome applications from individuals from all of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s population groups and diverse communities. A Job Description, Person Specification and an application form for this post and further information about our work are available by contacting 0115 963 5179.
Please note: Only completed application forms will be accepted, please do not send a CV.

Funding for this post is confirmed until end of March 2018.

If you would like to discuss this post in more detail, please contact Jez Alcock or Tracy Lack on 01159 565313 during office hours.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 10th November
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th November