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Healthwatch Engagement Officer Job Vacancy


Local Healthwatch organisations were established as fully independent consumer champions run by local people, for local people. We are part of a national network of Local Healthwatch that was set up under the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

Healthwatch England is the national body for Healthwatch, working with the network of 152 local Healthwatch (such as Healthwatch Devon, Plymouth and Torbay) and other partners to address national issues with access to and quality of health and social care services. Healthwatch gather and represent the views of the public, to influence improvements in health and care service provision and share good practice

There is now an exciting opportunity to join Healthwatch in Devon, Plymouth & Torbay Engagement Team to enhance their ability to gather patient experiences of local Health & Social Care Services which will help to shape improvements to services received by our local population.

Healthwatch Devon, Plymouth and Torbay is run in partnership by three local organisations – Colebrook South West, Healthwatch Torbay and Engaging Communities South West and Citizens Advice Devon.

The post holder will be employed by Healthwatch Torbay and Engaging Communities South West, working wholly on the Healthwatch project.

This is a fixed term contract until 31st March 2023 at 15 hours per week. (Flexible to include some weekend working as required)

For more information, please download a job description by clicking here

To download an application form, please click here

To apply for the role, or to request an application pack, please email:


Closing date for applications: Friday 15th October 2021.

Interview Date: Monday 25th October 2021.