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Current vacancies

Our current vacancies are listed below. If you have any questions please get in touch.

 

Healthwatch Bury are committed to promoting a fair and inclusive workplace where all our people can flourish and reach their full potential. We know diverse teams allow for a more creative and productive environment and therefore encourage applications from everyone regardless of: age, gender/sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

Could you be our next Engagement Officer?

  • Are you passionate about improving health and social care and well-being in Bury?
  • Are you committed to listening to local voices and making sure citizens and communities are represented?
  • Have you got great engagement skills?

We are looking to recruit an Engagement Officer to work with our local community to join our team.  This post is for someone who has the skills to engage with a range of groups and individuals – to hear views, and gather intelligence about people’s experiences of health and social care services in the borough.

The post holder will have the ability to take this information and use it in compiling written reports; they will also need to be confident in presenting the information within meetings and to external partners.

We warmly welcome applications from individuals from all of Bury’s population groups and diverse communities.

Role details:

Part time : 16 hours per week, with fixed or flexible working. Office and community based, although may include some working from home if necessary.

Pay NJC scale 5 : £22,183 pro rata (£9,464.75 actual + pension contribution).

This is a 12 month fixed term contract.

Please download an application pack below. 

Deadline for applications is 9am Monday 13th June 2022

Want to know more? Contact us!


 

Downloads

Engagement Officer application pack (PDF)
Engagement Officer application pack (Word)

Could you be the Healthwatch Bury board member we have been looking for?

We are currently on the lookout for people that could add their valuable skills and experience to our board of directors as we look to build on the work we have been doing and strive for bigger goals.

Joining the Board provides a great opportunity to help make a real difference to delivering service improvements and benefits for communities across the borough of Bury and beyond.

If you have a strong interest in health and social care and would like to influence service development across health and social services by representing the views of patients, service users and carers. Then we would like to hear from you.

You don't need to have done this sort of thing before, or have any particular qualifications, but we are looking for people who have knowledge or experience of areas we want to know more about.

Healthwatch Bury board positions are voluntary and unpaid, but we do pay out of pocket expenses.

We are looking for people that can give us insight from working with or lived experience of the following areas of representation, who may have professional experience of the following skill areas or have specific knowledge of areas of work we cover. If any of the following apply to you, then you might be a good fit and we would like to hear from you.

Areas for representation:

  • Disability
  • Carers
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Young people
  • Older people
  • LGBTQI+
  • Families
  • Mental health
  • People classed as vulnerable (including homeless or those suffering addiction)
  • Chronic illness
  • The working localities of Bury

Knowledge:

  • Patient experts
  • System experts (NHS & Social care)
  • Support services/partners
  • Communications/PR/Media
  • Research

 

Skills:

  • Finance/accounting
  • Communications/marketing/press
  • Digital
  • Partnership working
  • Advocacy
  • Funding/grant application
  • Engagement and research

If you are interested in finding out more about the role or would like to talk to us about it, please get in touch via email to info@healthwatchbury.co.uk of call us on 0161 253 6300.