Home-based
MK14, Milton Keynes
£22,400 per year, pro rata
Contract, Temporary, Full-time
Job description

Healthwatch Milton Keynes is here to influence improvements in local health and social care services and make sure they work for the patients and service users of Milton Keynes. Our mission is to be an independent organisation, providing an effective local voice for people in Milton Keynes, influencing and shaping health and social care services to meet their needs.

We are seeking a Service Coordinator from August until 31st March 2021 to support our Interim CEO whilst the CEO is on Maternity Leave.

The post of Service Coordinator will be responsible for working with the Interim CEO to develop, deliver and oversee the outreach, engagement, and research activities of the organisation.

Duties will include flexible support to the Interim CEO in the delivery of our activities and the day-to-day management of the charity including coordinating volunteers, supporting relationships management with commissioners of services and service providers and compiling reports.

We are looking for a candidate who is highly adaptable to new working environments and has a high degree of initiative. You’ll also be passionate about engaging with people and upholding people’s rights to receive high quality health and social care services.

Candidates should possess strong people relationship and project management skills, report writing and IT skills. Previous experience of working within a Social Care or Healthcare setting is desirable.

We highly recommend interested applicants contact us for an informal chat about the role in the first instance to discuss home working arrangements and our plans to return to working from our main office.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing why you feel you make an ideal candidate for the post against the pre-requisites of the job description and person specification. 

Interviews for the post will be held in a virtual setting and will be held between Tuesday 4th and Friday 7th August 2020. 

PLEASE NOTE applications are being on a rolling basis, therefore the post we reserve the right to close the ad early .

Healthwatch MK CIO is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous criminal offences and to provide an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Healthwatch Milton Keynes is an independent public and patient champion promoting choice and influencing the provision of high quality health a... Read more

Refreshed on: 19 July 2020
Closed date: 30 July 2020
Job ref: SC20HWMK
Tags: Project Management, Operations

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