Role: Engagement and Signposting Officer
Contract: Until March 2022 with potential for extension, 35 hours per week
Salary: £28,771 per annum
Healthwatch Southwark are looking for a person who can engage proactively with diverse members of our community and sensitively draw out their views, working effectively with volunteers and partner organisations to reach as many people as possible.
Crucially, they will be able to work flexibly as part of a small and committed team – thus ensuring that the intelligence we gather can have a real impact.
The postholder will be responsible for delivering Healthwatch Southwark’s outreach work, building awareness and trust among diverse residents of the borough in order to develop a solid base for gathering intelligence.
Healthwatch Southwark is part of a friendly and supportive team at Community Southwark, well-embedded in the local community through our work with a huge range of organisations.
The organisation offers flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave (30 days per year plus bank holidays) and other benefits such as 5% employer pension contribution and tax free bike scheme.
Before applying, please be sure that you have the existing right to work in the UK.
To apply: Please send your CV, a cover letter and your completed Equal Opportunities form (below) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your cover letter should be a maximum of around 2 sides and should set out clearly how you meet each requirement of the person specification (below), though it is fine to merge points if appropriate.
Closing date: end of 28 June 2020
Interviews: We aim to hold interviews in mid July, potentially online - please check back here for updates as the pandemic situation develops.