We're Hiring - Young Persons Engagement Officer

Do you have experience of working with children and young people and do you understand the challenges they face? Are you passionate about empowering young people to have their voices heard?
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Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh is the borough’s independent health and care champion. We exist to make sure that local health and social care services are shaped by the people who use them. We want to ensure that children and young people are listened to and heard by those responsible for the planning and delivery of local services.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Young Person’s Engagement Officer to develop our new Young Healthwatch project. You will recruit, train and support a team of volunteer young people, to design the project and engage with other children and young people through a peer-to-peer approach. It will be a varied and interesting job and no two days will be the same.

We’re looking for an experienced and enthusiastic people-person, with a can-do attitude, who will enjoy being part of a small and dynamic team.

Job Description

If this sounds like you, please carefully read the above job description and send your completed application form to:


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Closing date: 12pm Friday 22nd October 2021

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