We are recruiting

October 30, 2017

Healthwatch Calderdale are recruiting a new Healthwatch Advisor with a focus on delivering advocacy work. We are looking for someone who is keenly interested in helping people to have their say about NHS and social care services, with a key part of this role being to support people whilst they are making complaints about NHS service, through our Independent Health Complaints Advocacy Service.

At Healthwatch Calderdale, 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 Calderdale residents and helping to raise awareness of these.

We are looking to work with someone who is caring, compassionate, a good communicator, a team player, and who is 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, and return to helen.wright@healthwatchcalderdale.co.uk or post to

Helen Wright, Director,

Healthwatch Calderdale,

Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre,

Hopwood Lane,


HX1 5ER.

We are interested to receive applications from people who would like to work full time or part time. The minimum number of hours required for the post is 22.5hrs.

The closing date for applications for the post is 5pm on Thursday 23rd November. We expect to shortlist soon after, and interviews will take place in the w/c 4th December.

If you have any queries about the post or need support with the application process, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Helen at helen.wright@healthwatchcalderdale.co.uk or call on 01422 399433.

Job Description: Job description Healthwatch (advocacy) – Oct 17

Person specification: Person specification Oct 17

Application form: Application form October 2017

Equality Monitoring: Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form 17

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