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  • Based: The Pokesdown Centre, Bournemouth
  • Salary: Starting salary £23,172 with progression to £25,700 per annum
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (Full Time)

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative thinker with a talent in both communications and marketing. The Communications & Marketing Officer role has a key part in raising awareness of the Charity’s activities both internally and externally with a key role in developing the integrated communications strategy with the Leadership Team.  

Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong working relationships with managers and outside agencies to ensure effective promotion of the Charity. You should have experience in both developing and producing written publications, producing content and images relevant for websites, social media, publications and leaflets to a range of audiences. You will have a good grasp of digital communication channels and be a confident user of Microsoft Office Applications, Adobe Photoshop, mail-chimp, Google analytics and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Salesforce systems.

It is advantageous if you have knowledge and experience of graphic design, evaluating and maintaining statistics and able to test the functionality of new or revised digital projects. It is vital that you have a thorough understanding and empathy with the values of the organisation - personal, innovation, social justice and collaboration.

If you feel you could contribute in this way, we look forward to hearing from you.





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Friday, 10th August 2018 (by 12 noon)




Thursday, 16th August 2018



  • Based: Home based, co-location in various NHS and community offices with access to hot-desking in Help & Care offices
  • Salary: £19,242 to £21,751 per year
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Contract duration: temporary until March 2019 with possible extension

Do you have experience of coaching/counselling and have active listening skills with a drive to enabling clients to make positive change?

Improving life for people with health conditions through coaching and self-management is an area of growth as set out in the 5 Year Forward View NHS England. This is an exciting time of development of the service as we look to expand our co-location of coaches within Primary Care.

You will be working with clients in a range of settings; within GP surgeries, community venues, offering a person-centred service.    

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and have sound administrative skills. You will be part of a supportive team, working closely with your peers, reflecting on practice, and have opportunities to work closely with clinical teams in the provision of our ‘non-clinical’ coaching service.

If you feel you could contribute in this way, we look forward to hearing from you.




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Monday, 23rd July 2018 (noon)



Tuesday, 31st July 2018




  • Based: Trowbridge
  • Salary: £23,172 - £25,700 per annum, £18,782 - £20,826 pro rata for working part-time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week

Are you passionate about making a difference, through good writing and social media campaigning?

Healthwatch Wiltshire is the local independent champion for health and care. From improving services today to helping shape better ones for tomorrow, we listen to the views and experiences of Wiltshire people and use these to influence decision-making.

We are looking for a Healthwatch Officer - Communications Lead to deliver effective communications campaigns. You will have excellent writing skills, attention for detail and proven experience in campaigning for third sector or community organisations through print and social media. Working in a close-knit and friendly team, you will be an excellent team member, having a role in the management of events, undertaking research, and representing the views of Wiltshire residents at public events and meetings.

Ability to travel across Wiltshire and surrounding areas as well as occasional travel to different locations of business will be required for this role.

This is an exciting and wide-ranging role for someone with a passion to improve health and social care services through patient experience.

If you feel that you can contribute in this way, we would like to hear from you.




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Monday, 30th July 2018 (noon)




Wednesday, 8th August 2018



  • Based: The Pokesdown Centre, Bournemouth
  • Salary: £17,144 - £19,242 per annum (pro rata £13,899 - £15,038 per annum for working part-time 30 hours per week)
  • Hours: 1 x full time - 37 hours per week and 1 x part time - 30 hours worked over 4 days

This role involves working as part of the Gateway Team who provide the first point of contact for the public to access information about services and other support available in their local area. Currently the team deals with enquiries of a general nature as well as ones directed through Dorset POPP Wayfinders, Dorset Macmillan Advocacy and My Health My Way (Dorset). In addition, the team acts as the helpdesk for Healthwatch in Dorset and 7 other authorities in the South of England.

The role involves daily contact with the public and other agencies, primarily over the telephone. Other tasks include assisting in the research of services, support and information for people needing support including their carers / families; making referrals and updating computerised recording systems. You will need to have very good computer skills and excellent communication and customer service skills.  Knowledge and experience of working in a health and or social care environment is advantageous.

If you feel that you can contribute in this way, we would like to hear from you.




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Monday, 23rd July 2018 (noon)




Tuesday, 31st July and Wednesday, 1st August 2018

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