Healthwatch – Southend Strategic Manager

Healthwatch – Southend Strategic Manager

Location: Southend on Sea Essex

Salary: £30,146 – £33,401 per annum (Full Time Equivalent)

Hours: 25 hours per week (Fixed Term 1 Year)

Are you passionate about enabling the voice of people in Southend on Sea? We are the local champion for people who use health and social care services and looking for a dynamic individual to lead on what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.

Our Values:

A people focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence in all we do and a Can Do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude we can offer you:-

  • A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
  • Career development opportunities
  • A full induction and on going quality training
  • The opportunity to become part of FA initiatives
  • Flexible working hours
  • Managed work loads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

You will be an excellent communicator with good relationship building and influencing skills. You will be passionate about using these skills to be the champion for improving health and social care for service users in Southend.

The Healthwatch Strategic Manager is responsible for facilitating the impactful contribution of Healthwatch members, users of health and social care services and the public to influence improvement and development of health and social care services. Ensuring a service user and patient voice, in the design, commissioning, delivery and evaluation of health and social care services.

Appointments are subject to Family Action receiving an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service that we consider acceptable.

For an application pack and further information, please visit

Please email completed applications to: [insert email address allocated to you by HR]

Closing date: Tuesday 30th July 2019 Noon

Interview date: Tuesday 20th August 2019

Family Action offers good working conditions, a comprehensive training programme and a Group Personal Pension Scheme (GPPS). We welcome applications from all sections of the community.