Community Engagement and Project Officer
Healthwatch Cheshire CIC
Full time, job share considered
12 month contract initially
Healthwatch Cheshire are seeking a confident and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to join our team as a Community Engagement and Project Officer.
Covering Healthwatch Cheshire East and Healthwatch Cheshire West, we give our community a powerful voice to comment on the Health and Care services they receive and affect change locally.
You may have seen our team out and about around Cheshire gaining people’s views and experiences of the Health and Care services they receive, to help inform the priorities and quality of services commissioned by the NHS and local authorities.
As a Community Engagement and Project Officer with Healthwatch Cheshire East and Healthwatch Cheshire West you will:
• Engage with a diverse range of communities across Cheshire to ensure that the views of local people, groups and organisations are fully represented by Healthwatch
• Be involved in the planning and delivery of engagement activity
• Have responsibility for planning, researching and producing reports for projects on specific local Health and Care topics.
The ideal candidate will be motivated to work independently as well as part of a small and professional team. You must be passionate about making a difference for local communities and demonstrate an ability to engage using strong communication skills. A knowledge of Health and Care issues is desirable.
Closing date for applications: Midday on Thursday 28th March 2019
Interviews will take place on Thursday 11th April 2019.