Healthwatch Swindon Volunteer Support Officer

Closing date: September 27, 2021
Closing time: 9am
Salary: NJC 15-22 ( £23,541 - £27,041 pro-rata)

Healthwatch Swindon Volunteer Support Officer

Based at: Sanford House, Sanford Street, Swindon SN1 1HE, and
The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol BS16 2QQ with travel across the region

Currently all staff are working from home due to Covid.

• 18.5 hours Per Week
• NJC 15-22 ( £23,541 – £27,041 pro-rata)
• Closing date: 0900hrs Monday 27 September 2021
• Interviews: Wednesday 6 October (TBC)

Please note we are interviewing throughout the advertising period and we reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any time without notice

Aims of the post
• Develop a team of volunteers with a variety of strengths, knowledge and skills to grow and lead the Healthwatch project
• Support the volunteers to contribute to programmes or pieces of work which deliver against the Healthwatch contracts specification
• Extend and diversify the reach of volunteer recruitment, and work to motivate and retain recruited volunteers
• Work with The Care Forum to support any other development work, as required

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.

All applicants are reminded that applications are most likely to be successful if they are written clearly to align with the categories 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.

Please return completed applications to
Please note: access to a computer will be required to attend the interview online.

Application Form
Equalities monitoring form
Information for Applicants
HW Swindon VSO JD
Personal Specification