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17.04.2020

Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham is now recruiting.

Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham is now recruiting for a permanent Operations Manager to lead the delivery of the service. We are also looking for local residents to join our Shadow Committee and influence our workplan.

Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham is the independent champion for people who use health and social care services. We exist to ensure that people are at the heart of care. We listen to what people like about services, what could be improved and we share their views with those with the power to make change happen.

We help children, young people and adults to have a say about health and social care services in Hammersmith & Fulham. This includes every part of the community, with a focus on people who sometimes struggle to be heard.

 

Operations Manager role

We encourage applications from local residents. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering all aspects of the service in line with our statutory responsibilities.

Our aim is to raise awareness amongst commissioners, providers and other agencies about the importance of engaging with communities, and the expertise and value that individuals can bring to discussion and decision making on local and national issues. Click here for more information and the role description. https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/healthwatch-hammersmith-fulham/operations-manager/697547?tsId=8

Shadow Committee member (voluntary role)

Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham is also looking to establish a Shadow Committee of local people to help lead and guide our workplan. We are looking for individuals with local knowledge, experience, and a real passion for helping local people get the best out of their local health and social care services.

You will be responsible for helping to guide the future of Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham and establishing the basis for building a large local membership from all communities entitled to health care in the Borough. Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham needs strong leadership to enable it to make a real difference.

We expect the Shadow Committee to complete its work in 3-6 months after which it will hand over the new long term Healthwatch Hammersmith and Fulham Committee. We would expect there to be a considerable overlap between the membership of the Shadow Committee and the future arrangement.

Please see the role or the permanent committee member as an example of key tasks and responsibilities https://healthwatchhf.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Committee-member-Hammersmith-Fulham.pdf.

If you are interested in joining the Healthwatch Hammersmith & Fulham Shadow Committee please email marzena@healthwatchhf.co.uk or call 0203 8860 830 to request an application pack.

We would be very appreciative if you could forward both these opportunities to your network and/or anyone who might be interested in applying. 

 

 

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