Job Vacancy: Engagement & Project Officer

We are looking to recruit someone to join the Engagement team at Healthwatch Liverpool.
Healthwatch Liverpool staff talking to a member of the public at an event

Closing date: 11.59pm Sunday 6 February 2022 by email.

We are the independent champion for people using health and social care services in Liverpool. We listen to what people like about services and what could be improved and share these views with those with the power to make change happen. People can also speak to us to find information about health and wellbeing services and activities available locally.

Your focus in this post will be on Social Care including care homes and other care settings.

As this role requires frequent attendance at care homes and other social care settings, where Covid vaccination is mandatory, applicants for this role will  need to either be fully vaccinated, willing to be vaccinated or be able to show a medical exemption for consideration. 

Main purpose(s) of the post  

  1. As a key member of the Engagement Team, your focus will be on engaging with the public and gaining their views and experiences of social care and health services in Liverpool.  

  1. You will work closely with service providers, commissioners, public bodies and Liverpool’s diverse communities, using the feedback obtained from the public to improve social care and health services in Liverpool.  

  1. This role encompasses office based and community-based activities and may require frequent attendance at meetings with social care providers, commissioners and diverse public and service user groups including outside normal office hours.  

Terms

  • Salary £18,733 (£23,417 FTE)

  • 28 hours a week (0.8 FTE)

  • Subject to an enhanced DBS and satisfactory references

  • 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 30 days with long service)

  • Fixed term until 31st March 2023 with the possibility of extension until 31st March 2025 subject to funding. There will be a 6 month probationary period.

Click to download the Job Description and Person Specification or find all of the application related documents below.

To apply for this post you will need to complete an application form. Read the application guidance carefully. CVs will not be considered.

Please submit completed application forms by email to recruitment@healthwatchliverpool.co.uk or by post to 4th Floor, 151 Dale Street, L2 2AH.

Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 6 February 2022. Applications submitted by post or delivered by hand must reach us by 5pm Friday 4 February 2022 and should be marked Recruitment.

Shortlisted applicants will be advised of their interview time by either phone or email, as preferred.

Downloads

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. If you need support with any aspect of the application process, please contact recruitment@healthwatchliverpool.co.uk or call 0300 77 77 007.

Engagement and Project Officer - Job Description
Engagement and Project Officer - Person Specification
Application Form
Application Guidance

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