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Current Vacancies

Healthwatch Cumbria: Engagement Officer

(1x 22.5hr post based in Barrow, and possibility of  sessional hours available throughout Cumbria)

£19,000-22,500 pro-rata

Our Engagement Officers play a key role in the Healthwatch staff and volunteer team to undertake a variety of activities designed to gain the views of the public in relation to their health and social care experiences.   They will act as a primary contact for a geographic locality, promote and publicise Healthwatch as widely as possible across all communities and stakeholders and write reports on evidence-based findings.

This role requires:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work.
  • Travel in Lancashire and Cumbria for which applicants will be required to use their own vehicle or public transport.

To apply please download our application form and send it to

Closing Date: 23rd September 2018

HWC-Engagement-Officer- South – September 2018 (Word Format)

HWC-Engagement-Officer- South – September 2018 (PDF)

HWC Application Form – August 2018


Healthwatch Volunteer Representative

Flexible hours – Expenses paid

We are always looking for dedicated people who want to help us engage with the public in a range of health and care settings.

If you would like to join our team of Representatives please look at the job specification; HWC Volunteer Representative

To Apply for a volunteer representative role:

Please download and complete this application form; HWC Application Form

and send it to

or Sue Hannah , Senior Engagement Officer, 4-8 Oxford Street, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 2AH

Volunteer Board Members 

10 meetings per year – Expenses paid

Board members support the Chair of Healthwatch Cumbria(HWC) to provide strategic direction and advice  to shape the work of the HWC Team. They monitor HWC’s performance to ensure compliance with statutory and contractual obligations.

If you would like to become a Board member please look at the job specification; HWC Board member

and fill out an application form  and send to Sue Stevenson –

HWC Application Form


All positions are subject to DBS checks.