News

09.08.2019

Join our team: Healthwatch Birmingham is recruiting

Do you want to make a difference in Birmingham?

Are you passionate about helping Birmingham citizens by tackling inequality in the health and social care system?  With the start of our new contract and changes in health and social care, this is an exciting time to join Healthwatch Birmingham. If you are innovative, creative and self-motivated, could one of these roles be for you?

For more information and to apply for these posts visit the BVSC Jobs Page.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. We are currently recruiting the following roles:

Marketing and Communications Manager

£26,999 – £30,507 per annum
35 Hours per week
Based at Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham. B16 8QG

This exciting new role will be responsible for growing our reach into the communities of Birmingham by developing innovative ways to engage the public. As Marketing and Communications Manager, you will help raise the profile of Healthwatch Birmingham through the local press and media, ensuring coverage celebrates our success and encourages more citizens to leave their feedback with us. You will lead on the development of a marketing and communications strategy to continuously promote the range of ways citizens can engage and be involved with our services, as well as work across all projects to ensure they have clear communication plans built in, developing a rolling programme of communications and press releases to increase the reach of our work.

The successful applicant will have demonstrable experience in Communications and Marketing leadership and management, with a proven ability to develop and write Communications and Marketing Strategies to increase reach and brand awareness with the public and key stakeholders. With superb copywriting and design skills for web publication, you will be highly competent with WordPress and other design tools to produce high-quality website and marketing collateral content.

You will have an excellent understanding of brand and in particular of how this translates into a brand tone of voice, and proven ability to develop social media to build a brand as well as excellent people skills with the ability to develop trust and respect.

For more information and how to apply for this post click here.

Closing date: Friday 6th September (10am)

Interview date W/C 23rd September 2019

 

Partnerships Manager

£26,999 – £30,507 per annum (SCP 2019 23 – 27)
35 Hours per week
Based at Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham. B16 8QG

As the Partnership Manager, you will play a crucial role in Healthwatch Birmingham’s ability to form proactive relationships with key stakeholders across health, social care and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sectors. Working in partnership with others, your role will raise the quality of patient, public and citizen involvement in the city, ensuring they are at the heart of all health and social care decisions in Birmingham.

The successful applicant will be required to identify, develop and manage key relationships with the health and social care sector to ensure we are able to access patients at the point of contact, as well as work with Patient, Public and Citizen Involvement leads in the city to roll out our Healthwatch Birmingham Quality Standard.

You will also track and monitor changes made as a result of your own work, publishing regular impact reports to celebrate our partners’ achievements and our successes and identify opportunities for Healthwatch Birmingham to promote our work, working with the Communications and Marketing Manager to develop key presentations and engagement tools.

You will be passionate and knowledgeable about patient and public involvement in a health or social care setting, with proven actionable knowledge and understanding of relevant policy, and of the constraints, levers and incentives operating in this space.

For more information and how to apply for this post click here.

Closing date: Friday 6th September (10am)

Interview date W/C 23rd September 2019

 

Volunteer and Community Officer

£23,836 – £26,999 per annum (SCP 2019 17 – 23)
35 Hours per week
Based at Cobalt Square, 83 Hagley Road, Birmingham. B16 8QG

As Volunteer and Community Officer, you will lead the recruitment, training, induction, co-ordination and quality assurance of all Healthwatch Birmingham volunteers, ensuring we have volunteers with the right skills and competencies. You will motivate and develop our volunteers to be active in the right place at the right time; ensuring all of our various activities are publicly led.

The successful applicant will lead our community engagement activity reaching across all geographies and demographics in the city. You will also work with our Information and Signposting Officer to develop volunteers to carry out signposting activity as well as capture case studies of how volunteering has improved the lives of individuals involved with Healthwatch Birmingham.

You will have experience of building and maintaining key relationships across a range of statutory, voluntary and community organisations and have knowledge and understanding of Birmingham and its diverse communities. The successful applicant will be highly organised and have a detailed approach to work and work management in a project-based environment, with proven experience coordinating and managing rolling programmes of varied events.

For more information and how to apply for this post click here.

Closing date: Friday 6th September (10am)

Interview date W/C 23rd September 2019

 

One Response to “Join our team: Healthwatch Birmingham is recruiting”

Leave a Comment

(will not be published)