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HEALTHWATCH SANDWELL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Healthwatch Sandwell is the independent champion for local people’s voices in health and social care in Sandwell, and with effect from 1 April 2019 will be delivered by Engaging Communities. We are now looking to recruit a number of Healthwatch Sandwell Advisory Board members who have a passion for developing Healthwatch Sandwell as the “consumer champion” for NHS, public health and adult and children’s social care services across the Borough.

Board members will need to have a good understanding of health, social care and well-being policy issues and challenges facing the NHS and Local Authorities, together with a good awareness of the local environment in Sandwell and how health and social care services are delivered.

If you would like to play a leading part in shaping the future of a vital organisation, then we would welcome your application.

Recruitment packs are available from Aileen Farrer – aileen.farrer@ecstaffs.co.uk or 01785 887809.  If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call Elizabeth Learoyd on 07776090003.

To apply for this role, please submit your application to Aileen Farrer at the email address shown above.

Recruitment Timetable

STAGE DATES
Closing date for completed applications TBC
Interview date TBC

Recruitment Pack

HEALTHWATCH SANDWELL ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

Salary £4,000 per annum

Healthwatch Walsall is the independent champion for local people’s voices in health and social care in Walsall, and it is delivered by Engaging Communities Staffordshire. (ECS). ECS is now looking to recruit an Advisory Board Chair who has a passion for developing Healthwatch Walsall as the “consumer champion” for NHS, public health and adult and children’s social care services across the Borough.  The post holder will need to have drive, energy and enthusiasm and the ability to play a leading role in maintaining the vision for Healthwatch Walsall.

You will need to have experience of organisational development, a knowledge of the health and social care landscape, effective cross-sector partnership working with voluntary and community organisations and the ability to involve local people.

If you would like to play a leading part in shaping the future of a vital organisation, then we would welcome your application.

If you wish to informally discuss the role, please contact John Taylor at john.taylor@healthwatchwalsall.co.uk

To apply for this role, please submit your application to Aileen Farrer by 29 May 2019.

Interviews will be held on 4 June 2019.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form Walsall Chair

Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form

COMMUNITY OUTREACH LEAD – HEALTHWATCH STOKE-ON-TRENT

Salary:  £18,000 per annum

Work Pattern: 37 hours per week

Healthwatch Stoke-on-Trent is the independent champion for local people’s voices in health and social care across Stoke-on-Trent.  With effect from 1 February 2019 this service is delivered by Engaging Communities Staffordshire CIC (ECS), a Community Interest Company that also delivers nine other Healthwatch contracts.

We aim to ensure that organisations work better together.  We do this by putting local communities at the heart of making decisions about their care and by providing real insight and engagement solutions to our partners, and by giving the local community a very real and powerful voice to make change where needed.

We are now looking for an energetic and committed full-time Community Outreach Lead, someone who is keen to make a difference to the lives of Stoke-on-Trent people by ensuring that health and care services are geared to their needs.

We wish to appoint a high performing Community Outreach Lead, who will enhance our Engagement Team and annual plan of community outreach activities.  The successful candidate will be required to engage with individuals, voluntary groups and organisations to enable people to share their views, concerns and suggestions about health and social care services and ensure their views are properly represented to commissioners and providers of health and social care services.  The Community Outreach Lead will also be responsible for securing the involvement of all groups within all communities in the planning and delivery of health and social care services in Stoke-on-Trent together with promoting volunteer activities and supporting the recruitment of Healthwatch members and champions.

To apply for this job please download and complete the application form below.

For informal discussions on the role please contact Simmy Akhtar on 01782 683080

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 10 May 2019, and these should be sent to Aileen Farrer along with an up-to-date CV and the equal opportunities monitoring form.

To: Aileen Farrer, Corporate Services Manager, Engaging Communities Staffordshire CIC (ECS), Unit 42, Staffordshire University Business Village, Dyson Way, Stafford, ST18 0TW, Email: email: aileen.farrer@ecstaffs.co.uk

Application Form

Job description

Equal Opportunities Recruitment Monitoring Form 



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