Healthwatch are seeking a passionate and motivated individual who has an interest in championing the views of local health and care users. The service is currently delivered by LifeLine Community Projects.
Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham are the independent champion for people using health and social care services. 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. Evidence gathered at a local level is also shared with Healthwatch England to influence policy. The service also offers a free information and signposting service to support the local community.
The role includes undertaking engagement activities and supporting the development and completion of several health and care related projects. This will be achieved through seeking the views and experiences of stakeholders including residents, community groups, faith organisations, and seldom heard communities, NHS and local authorities. This role requires the post holder capture people’s needs and feedback using several engagement tools and techniques so that these can effectively drive improvements and be used as evidence.
The post holder will be required to work closely with the staff team and work on their own. Due to the nature of the projects effective record keeping and updating systems is an important aspect of this role.
Face to face engagement is an important aspect of this post.
The position may end before the closing date, If we get someone shortlisted.