30 hours per week
£25,672 per annum pro rata
Healthwatch has been set up across England to give patients, people who use services and local communities a strong voice in influencing decisions about health and social care services. Healthwatch York provides this service across the City of York Council area.
Healthwatch York is a small organisation with a wide remit. Our success as a team depends on all staff being flexible, co-operative and supportive of other staff members working in different roles.
You will lead on a wide range of activities aimed at helping people across York be heard in health and social care services. This includes leading on all aspects of communications work for Healthwatch York, managing the signposting, information and advice service Healthwatch York provides, and deputising for the Healthwatch York Manager. The role will be based at York CVS and involve some travel across the city.
You will have previous experience of working with diverse communities and developing partnerships, and of developing communication materials such as magazines, newsletters, and information guides. You will need excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
You will also need to demonstrate the ability to develop new areas of work, and implement systems, processes, and procedures, and will require good IT skills, including Microsoft Office software and MS Outlook. Previous experience of managing a team and/or providing line-management supervision and support is essential.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a successful project within the city and we are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to support the continued implementation and delivery of this.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Catherine Scott, Interim Manager of Healthwatch York at York CVS email Catherine.email@example.com
For further details please see the job description / person specification on our website
To apply, please download and complete our application form on our website and send this to our HR department by email as a Word document to HR@yorkcvs.org.uk or by post to: HR, York CVS, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET.
Closing date: Sunday 24th March
Interviews: Tuesday 2nd, Thursday 4th, Tuesday 9th April (pm