Communication and Engagement Officer Post

Communication and Engagement support role

– either as employee or through self employed contract

Do you have the skills and experience to work with voluntary groups and communities to ensure their voices are heard in challenging times as the Island develops a whole integrated system for Health and Wellbeing services?

  • This role will focus upon supporting voluntary and community groups to influence the significant review and restructuring of health and well-being services on the Island which will take place in 2017
  • It will also involve supporting on-going public engagement events and activities

The successful person will:

  • Have a minimum 2 years’ experience of working in partnership with a range of organisations, including statutory/voluntary sector & community groups
  • Have communications and engagement experience and ideally experience of hands on working with communities on local service issues

Hours: 3 days per week (flexible) for fixed term of 12 months

Salary: Pro rata of £22,000 full time equivalent

The role can either be undertaken as an employee of Community Action IW or as a self-employed consultant. 

To find out more and to obtain the job description and person specification please contact Mike Bulpitt, email mbulpitt@actioniw.org.uk or call 01983 524058

Applicants should provide a full CV with supporting letter either via the email address above or by post to:

Mike Bulpitt, Community Action Isle of Wight, Riverside, The Quay, Newport PO30 2QR

Closing date:  6th March

For full job description and person specification see here: engagement job JD and person spec 2017 final

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