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JOB VACANCY – Lay Involvement Coordinator


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

Healthwatch is an independent consumer champion for patients, carers, families, and everyone who uses health and social care services.

A key role of a Local Healthwatch organisation is to promote the local consumer voice to ensure that the views and experiences of patients, service users and the public are used to improve health and social care services.

Engaging Communities South West has an exciting opportunity to join Healthwatch Devon Plymouth and Torbay (HWDPT) as our Lay Involvement Coordinator, to help develop the next stage of our strategic involvement programme.  This role will be instrumental in ensuring that the voices of local people are at the heart of HWDPT and are used to influence the design, development, improvement and delivery of local health and social care services.

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

The role is home based (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) with some travel required across Devon.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months at 22 hours per week.

For more information, please download the application pack and job description.

To apply for the role please complete the application form and email it for the attention of Lorna Sinfield to

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th June.

Interview Date:  Wednesday 7th July.