Healthwatch Sefton: Digital Communications Officer – Closing Monday 4 July 2022

Job Title: Healthwatch Sefton – Digital Communications Officer
£27,090 pro rata (£13,545.11 actual salary)
Contract: Fixed term up until March 2024 – plus one year extension
Burlington House, Waterloo/ Home working.     
17.5 hour per week, can be used flexibly as agreed with Line Manager
Accountable to: Healthwatch Sefton Manager

Job Purpose:

To develop and deliver appropriate, comprehensive and accessible communication and marketing support for Healthwatch Sefton.

Raise community awareness of Healthwatch Sefton branding, role and work projects.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the organisations digital plan in line with their wider communications and engagement objectives (including a refresh of the wider Healthwatch Sefton Communications strategy).
  • Responsible for systems and processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality digital communications/campaigns that are timely, responsive and integrated with other team activities.
  • Day to day content production and management of Healthwatch Sefton’s digital platforms and tools including websites, social media, and e-bulletins.
  • Lead on the development of the quarterly newsletter to the Healthwatch Sefton membership.
  • Creating innovative and engaging graphic, audio and video elements to support work plans and campaigns.
  • Carrying out ongoing monitoring, evaluation and review of the effectiveness of digital communications using recognised analytics tools.
  • Supporting team members and others in the effective use of digital media.
  • Support the Healthwatch Sefton Manager and Chair to respond to reactive media enquiries in a timely and effective manner.
  • Help to research and disseminate appropriate information to the membership of Healthwatch Sefton and support in drafting press releases when required.

Job Pack (Downloads)

Job Description & Person Specification (Word / PDF)
Application Form (Word / PDF)
Guidance Notes (Word / PDF)
Diversity Monitoring Form (Word / PDF)
Criminal Convictions Declaration (Word / PDF)

The closing date for completed applications is 11:59pm, Monday 4 July 2022.
Interviews scheduled for the week commencing 11 July 2022.
All completed applications and any enquiries to be sent to