Job Vacancy Halton & St Helens VCA - Healthwatch St Helens Project Support Officer

9 February 2024

Healthwatch St Helens are looking for a new team member to support engagement and communication work with local people, patients and partners.

Healthwatch St Helens is the local watchdog for health and social care services, helping people to get the best out of local services, whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow.  Local Healthwatch is all about local voices being able to influence the delivery and design of local services.  Not just people who use them, but anyone who might need to in the future.

Working in the voluntary sector with amazing people is so very rewarding and being part of the team gives you the opportunity to make a difference to lots of people across the borough of St Helens. 

If this is the first time you’ve thought about working in the community and are interested in the vacancy, then please get in touch to find out more.  Your skills, knowledge or experience could be what they are looking for.

Healthwatch St Helens Project Support Officer
36 hours a week
£25,286 per annum
In this role you will be supporting a wider team encouraging local people to share their views about health and social care services, You will support with maintaining our ongoing social media presence and organising, promoting and running events in our communities to gather the views of local people. You will offer support to our volunteers and promote volunteering opportunities. You will be responsible for handling email and telephone enquiries, directing those enquiries and for general admin activities.  

For more information and an informal conversation please contact Jayne Parkinson-Loftus jparkinson@healthwatchsthelens.co.uk.  Full Job Description and Person Specification are available by clicking on link below:

Healthwatch St Helens Project Support Officer

 If you would like to apply for the position above, please submit your application by Midday on Friday 1st March 2024

Interviews will take place week beginning 11th March 2024.

 Halton & St Helens VCA aims to ensure that comparison between applicants for posts is thorough, fair and in line with our equal opportunities policy.  It is therefore essential that you complete the application form fully as it will be used to assess whether or not you are shortlisted for interview.

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