Healthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch Leicestershire is the consumer champion for health and social care for adults, children and young people. Our role is to enable people to feedback their views and experiences of the health and social care services they receive and for their input to influence how services are planned and delivered in the future.

We have a simple ambition, to make health and social care services better for the people who use them in Leicester and Leicestershire. We are here to understand the needs, experience and concerns of people who use services and speak out on their behalf.

All current vacancies are listed below.

Community Outreach Lead – Healthwatch Leicester and Leicestershire


Location: Leicester, Leicestershire, Home based

Salary – £23,000 per annum

Closing date – 14 Jun 2022

Contract – Permanent

Hours – Full time

Come and join our friendly team. When you work for Healthwatch Leicester and Leicestershire, you get to make a real difference to our community.

Details below . .


Work Pattern: 37 hours per week

Healthwatch Leicester and Leicestershire is the independent champion for local people’s voices in health and social care across Leicestershire. The service is delivered by Engaging Communities Solutions CIC (ECS), a Community Interest Company that also delivers seven other Healthwatch contracts throughout England.

We aim to ensure that organisations work better together. We do this by putting local communities at the heart of making decisions about their care and by providing real insight and engagement solutions to our partners, and by giving the local community a very real and powerful voice to make change where needed.

We are now looking for an energetic and committed full-time Community Outreach Lead, someone who is keen to make a difference to the lives of the people of Leicestershire by ensuring that health and care services are geared to their needs.

We wish to appoint a high performing Community Outreach Lead, who will enhance our Engagement Team and annual plan of community outreach activities. The successful candidate will be required to engage with individuals, voluntary groups and organisations to enable people to share their views, concerns and suggestions about health and social care services and ensure their views are properly represented to commissioners and providers of health and social care services. The Community Outreach Lead will also be responsible for securing the involvement of all groups within all communities in the planning and delivery of health and social care services in Leicestershire, together with promoting volunteer activities and supporting the recruitment of Healthwatch members and champions.

To apply for this job please download and complete the application form below.

To arrange an informal discussion with the Healthwatch Chief Officer, Gemma Barrow, please 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 14 June 2022.

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams in the week commencing 20 June 2022.

Please send completed application forms and an equal opportunities monitoring form by an email via the button below.

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