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Healthwatch Hackney Communications Assistant

People and communities

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Location: Healthwatch Hackney 1st Floor, A Block, 1st Floor, St Leonard’s Hospital Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ (see map)

Travel: Hoxton station. St Leonard's Hospital bus stop.

Start date: 04/04/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Healthwatch Hackney is Hackney 's health and care watchdog. Our mission is to improve local health and social care services and ensure equitable provision for all local people.
  • Communications are key to every aspect of work including public engagement, volunteering and scrutiny. It is vital to communicate clearly and in engaging ways with all our diverse local communities including newer residents, young people and vulnerable and minority groups.
  • We are looking for an enthusiastic communications volunteer to join our friendly team and support our communications manager to ensure the public, members and volunteers.
  • This role would suit a journalism or communications undergraduate with an interest in NHS and social care policy, keen to apply and develop their learning, skills and ideas in a statutory, community -based organisation.
  • Source and write stories for our website and e -newsletter to deadlines.
  • Contribute to a re -fresh of our communications strategy.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • 1 -2 full/half days a week, however can be flexible.
  • Ideally we 'd like a long -term volunteer

Expenses

  • Reimburse travel costs of up to £7 on production of receipts & food expenses of up to £7 on production of receipts when working more than four hours. 

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal

Training

  • Healthwatch Hackney induction provided. Ongoing training opportunities.

Location

Healthwatch Hackney 1st Floor, A Block, 1st Floor, St Leonard’s Hospital Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ

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