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Current vacancies 

Job post: Project Coordinator – Enter and View Programme
Hours: 18.75 hours per week (part-time/contract)
Salary: £22,400 per annum (£11,200 18.75 hours per week pro rata
Closing date: 23 August 
Interviews: week commencing 30 August

About the role
The post of Enter and View Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing and delivering our Enter and View activities, alongside our dedicated volunteers.

Duties will include:

  • Project research and planning,
  • Volunteer management
  • Relationship management with service providers, commissioners of services and the Care Quality Commission
  • Data analysis
  • Report writing and publishing reports to strict deadlines.

We’re looking for a dynamic person to join our team. You’ll need to be able to manage your own workload with 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.

You'll possess exceptional people, relationship and project management skills, plus report writing and IT skills. Previous experience of working within a social care or healthcare setting, and with volunteers is desirable.

We highly recommend interested applicants contact us for an informal chat about the role.

The postholder will be required to work in care homes. The UK Government is bringing in legislation mandating anyone working within a CQC registered Care Home must have two doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. This extends to Healthwatch staff and volunteers undertaking Enter and View. The postholder would be expected to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Applicants who are not already fully vaccinated will be expected to take up the vaccine, or notify the organisation of any medical exemptions. 

How to apply

Applications should include a CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the post against the Job Description/Person Specification (below; no more than two sides of A4). Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Send your application to: info@healthwatchmiltonkeynes.co.uk

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Read the full Job Description/ Person Specification 

Project Coordinator: Enter and View

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.