We are recruiting

February 14, 2019

Healthwatch Calderdale and Healthwatch Kirklees are recruiting 3 part-time Engagement and Information Officers. We are looking to employ people who are keenly interested in helping people to have their say about NHS and social care services, and who want to make a difference to the way health and care is delivered across Calderdale and Kirklees.

At Healthwatch Calderdale and Healthwatch Kirklees, we encourage all our staff to be involved with the different elements of our work – from supporting the delivery of our advice and information service, to engaging with the public to gather their views on health and social care services, and identifying important issues for Kirklees and Calderdale residents and helping to raise awareness of these.

We are looking to work with people who are caring, compassionate, good communicators, team players, and who are passionate about making sure that people’s views and voices count.

Please take some time to read our job description and person specification, then complete the application form and equality and diversity monitoring form below.


Healthwatch Calderdale

We are looking for one person to work with the team in Calderdale for 16hrs per week.

If you are interested in the post with Healthwatch Calderdale, please send your completed application form and monitoring sheet to Karen Huntley at karen.huntley@healthwatchcalderdale.co.uk or post to:

Karen Huntley, Team Manager

Healthwatch Calderdale

Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre

Hopwood Lane




Healthwatch Kirklees

We are looking for two people to work with the team in Kirklees, one for 28hrs per week and one for 15hrs per week.

If you are interested in the posts with Healthwatch Kirklees, please send your completed application form and monitoring sheet to Clare Costello at clare.costello@healthwatchkirklees.co.uk or post to:

Clare Costello, Acting Director

Healthwatch Kirklees

Units 11-12 Empire House

Wakefield Road


WF12 8DJ


The closing date for applications for the post is 5pm on Tuesday 12th March. We expect to shortlist soon after, and interviews will take place in the w/c 18th March.

If you have any queries about the posts or need support with the application process, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Karen or Clare for more information. The contact telephone number for Karen is 01422 399433, and Clare is available on 01924 450379.

Job description

Person specification

Application form

Equality and Diversity Monitoring

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