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Healthwatch Oldham and Tameside Vacancies


Healthwatch Oldham and Healthwatch Tameside are working in partnership to advertise two vacancies.

Healthwatch Officer – fixed term 12 months (30 hours per week)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, community focused officer to undertake a range of activities across both Tameside and Oldham. These will include community outreach, working with volunteers, providing some information signposting and helping people who are making a complaint about NHS care. It will provide opportunities to help local people to have their voices heard through the changes that lie ahead in health and social care. This is a very varied role and every day will bring new opportunities and challenges for the post holder. If you have an understanding of health, care and working with people why not apply for this exciting new role?

Project Support Worker – permanent (12 hours per week) – Oldham

Healthwatch Oldham is looking for a part time member of staff to support the work of the team. This role includes a range of tasks including being a welcoming face for visitors to our offices, booking outreach sessions, liaising with staff and volunteers and administrative tasks. The role also includes attending some outreach activities as part of the wider team of paid staff and volunteers. This is an important role in helping Oldham Borough’s residents to have their voices heard. If you have good communication and organisation skills why not apply for this important role?

The closing date for both these roles is 10 March 2017 and interviews are planned for 17 and 21 March at our offices in Oldham town centre. Please note that only applications on our official application forms will be considered. If you are a disabled person and require the information and forms in a different format please phone 0161 622 5700 or e-mail info@healthwatcholdham.co.uk to discuss your needs and we will make the necessary arrangements.

If you would like an informal chat about the roles, please phone 0161 622 5700 and ask for Peter Denton, Healthwatch Manager.

Healthwatch Oldham and Healthwatch Tameside are delivered as part of Action Together for stronger communities. We are the leading support and development agency for voluntary, community and faith groups in Tameside and Oldham.











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To get in touch with Healthwatch Oldham, click here or telephone 0161 622 5700.