Healthwatch Engagement and Volunteer Co-ordinator

Engagement and Volunteer Co-ordinator role

Employed by:  Voluntary Action Coventry

Reports to:  Healthwatch Chief Officer

Hours:  32 hours per week - Work outside post holder’s normal working hours, evening and/or weekend work to support Healthwatch activity is required.

Salary:  NJC Scale Point 19: £24,799 pro rata, 7% employer pension contribution 
(NB the current funding agreement for the delivery of Healthwatch by VAC runs to 31 July 2023), however the function of local Healthwatch is ongoing)

Location:  Office/home based with some time in health and social care and community settings

Closing date:  10am Monday 17 August 2020

Interviews date:  Interviews will take place on Monday 7th September 2020.


To seek out the views of patients and the public on matters relating to health and social care services through a range of outreach work. To recruit and support volunteers into different roles that support Healthwatch work.
You will be able to show you are a people person with listening skills and the creative thinking to design different ways to reach local people including those from less heard and diverse communities. You will have the ability to build relationships and be persuasive. You will understand good practice in volunteer recruitment and co-ordination and be well organised and able to think critically.

Please download the job application pack below and return by either email or via post.  Please note we do NOT accept CVs, only a completed VAC application form..