Healthwatch Volunteer Coordinator

Website Meeting New Horizons (MNH)

Empowering the community

Healthwatch North East Lincolnshire is the consumer champion for local health and social care services. It takes the experiences that people have of local care and uses them to help shape local services, leading to the outcome of improved delivery and commissioning of health and social care services across North East Lincolnshire.

MNH have recently been awarded the contract to continue the delivery of Healthwatch in North East Lincolnshire, and we are currently recruiting for the following position:

Volunteer Coordinator

Salary: £18,000 pa pro rata
Hours: 17.5 hours per week (can be worked flexibly over at least 3 days)
Base: Grimsby

The work of Healthwatch is supported by a network of volunteers who carry out a variety of roles within the service, from visiting local health and care services to conducting surveys and attending meetings and community events. We are now seeking an organised and outgoing individual to support and coordinate the work of our local volunteers.

The successful candidate will oversee the recruitment, supervision and management of Healthwatch volunteers and ensure they are able to contribute fully to the service. The post holder will also ensure that volunteering policies and procedures are implemented and kept up to date, and will support the coordination of Enter and View activity, which is one of the statutory powers of Healthwatch.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For further information about this role please contact Helen Grimwood on 01482 324474.

The application pack can be downloaded below however if you require a pack to be sent in the post please contact:

Martin Craven
Senior Administrator

Hull CVS & Meeting New Horizons
The Strand
75 Beverley Road
Direct Tel: 01482 595541
Main Tel: 01482 324474

Closing Date: Monday 27th August 2018.

Please note – In Cases when a vacancy receives a high number of applications, we may bring the closing date forward. You are therefore advised to submit your completed application as early as possible.


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