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Your spotlight on local services

Job Opportunity

Communications and Engagement Officer

Salary:    £27,026.83 pa

Hours:    Full Time 35 Hours per week (flexibility by agreement)

Length of Contract:    Fixed term contract until 30 September 2018 


Healthwatch Sutton is a dynamic charitable organisation, set up to improve the health and wellbeing of people of Sutton. We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to work with us to hear from the diverse communities of Sutton and to communicate the results of the conversations to health and social care providers.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about enabling patients and the public to have a voice in health and wellbeing agenda. You will be a strong communicator, with experience of engaging with a range of people and patients to identify their issues and concerns. You will be able to disseminate those conversations into a range of communications including: social media, reports and bulletins. The ability to be able to capture people’s attention using your flare for designing engaging publicity material and publications is essential

You will need to have great IT skills and be able to provide administration support related to all aspects of communications and engagement activity. 

Our ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills to ensure the smooth delivery of our events, meetings and other activities. You will also need to be friendly and approachable to build relationships with our Board, volunteers and member of the public. We would like a person with an enthusiasm for improving people lives.

Unfortunately we cannot accept CV’s for this position.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 27 April 2017.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 15 May 2017.

To apply for this position please see the full job description, specification and application form below


Job Description and Person Specification

Guidance Notes

Application Form