Healthwatch Communications Administrator

Closing date: August 12, 2020
Closing time: 0900
Salary: NJC 7-12 £19554 - £21589
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Healthwatch : Communications Administrator

Although based at Sanford House, Swindon (with occasional travel throughout the south west), this role will be fulfilled remotely until further notice.


Hours                        26 per Week                                 

Pay                            NJC 7-12 (£19,554 – £21,589)      

Term                          Initially fixed until 31 March 2021                                                          

Closing date            9am Wed 12th Aug 2020

Interviews                Thursday & Friday 19 & 20 August 2020 via video call


 Aims of the post

  • Develop and maintain tailored publicity and information to promote Healthwatch to organisations and to the general public
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of effective stakeholder and customer relationships through professional, calm and positive communication at all times
  • To provide specialist communications support but also to support other team members to plan and deliver communications appropriately.


We are the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to make sure that those running services, put people at the heart of care.   Our sole purpose is to understand the needs, experiences and concerns of people who use health and social care services and to speak out on their behalf.  We focus on ensuring that people’s worries and concerns about current services are addressed. We work to get services right for the future.

This post covers both Healthwatch Swindon and Healthwatch Bath & North Somerset

The Care Forum offer a fair application process with a shortened person specification, Interviews which utilise scenario questions, presentation and assessment to accommodate the differing strengths of candidates.

All applicants are reminded that applications are most likely to be successful if they are written clearly to align with the numbered points in the person specification.

The Care Forum is a strongly committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all members of the community. The Care Form does NOT accept CVs. This post is subject to right to work checks.

Information for Applicants Update 7-20

Equalities monitoring form 11-19

HW SwindonBanes Comms Admin 010720 JD

HW SwindonBanes Comms Admin 010720 PS

Application form 7-20

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