Want to work with us?

People's views come first - especially those who find it hardest to be heard. We champion what matters to you and work with others to find ideas that work. We are independent and committed to making the biggest difference to you. 

If you're interested in joining our team, our current vacancies are listed below.

If you are an organisation looking to work with us on a project, get in touch and tell us more.

Current Vacancies:

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Project Officer

Salary £22,157 (or pro-rata if part-time)

Full Time / 35 hrs pw / Flexible work options (option of 3 or 4 days part-time can be requested on completion of interview)

Home and office based working options / Must be near the city to attend face to face activities when required.

Deadline: Monday 31st January 2022 at 9am

We're recruiting for a Project Officer to join our small, dedicated, and friendly team. The post is funded for a year, and we hope to extend it subject to funding availability.

As part of the team you will be:

  • involved in the development and delivery of a variety of projects focussed on health and social care.
  • take a supporting role in our Hospital Discharge Wellbeing Service (HOPs).
  • take a role in the recruiting, training and supporting of our volunteers.
  • help the team to implement their work plan, including supporting meetings, webinars, CRM, website, press releases, social media, etc.

We're the official watchdog for health and social care, and if you are passionate about making a difference to your local community, then this position is for you. You can see a short video about how we work here.

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact us at apply@hwbh.co.uk to arrange a telephone chat.

How to apply

Please send a CV and a 2-page covering letter to apply@hwbh.co.uk.

Your letter should describe your interest and suitability for the post, referring to the Job Description and Person Specification available here.

Job Description & Person Specification

Closing date is Monday 31st January 2022 at 9am.

Interviews will be held Monday 7th February (or soon after) via Teams/Zoom.



Volunteer Role / £4K pa stipend available

4/5 days pm / Home based / attending Healthwatch BH Board meetings

Closing Date: Monday 7th February 2022 at 5pm

Healthwatch Brighton and Hove, the independent health and social care watchdog, is seeking to recruit a new chair.

This is a crucial leadership position at time when health and social care services are facing unique challenges. The person sought will have the opportunity to lead a dedicated team backed by an equally dedicated group of volunteers all determined to see improvements in the delivery of health and social care services in Brighton and Hove.

The appointee, ideally with strong local links, will need to provide inspirational leadership and be able to use the position to influence for the better the local health and social care eco-system, as well as be a strong voice for patients, carers and the local community reliant on those essential services.

This is a part-time position (4/5 days a month) with a stipend of £4,000 per annum.

We welcome applications from all parts of our diverse communities. If you want to talk to someone about this role contact chair@healthwatchbrightonandhove.co.uk

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter stating why you want the role and what you feel can bring to Healthwatch Brighton and Hove, to apply@hwbh.co.uk.

Full details on the role are available below, as well as a letter from our current Chair.

If you prefer not to download, you can email apply@hwbh.co.uk and ask for an Application Pack.

Role Description & Person Specification

Letter to applicants 06-12-2022

Closing date 7th February 2022 at 5pm