Find our latest vacancies below.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
Community Engagement Lead / Cancer Care Community Development Manager / Communications Officer

About us

Public Voice is a Community Interest Company (CIC) with a mission to improve neighbourhoods, the lives of the people who live in them and the public services they use.

We deliver a number of projects in Haringey and other London boroughs, including the statutory Healthwatch service in Haringey, Haringey Advice Partnership, as part of consortiums delivering information, advice and guidance, and Haringey Reach and Connect, a community navigation and support service for over 50s in Haringey, in partnership with Mind in Haringey and Vibrance. We also manage a team of Social Prescribing Link Workers based in GP practices across Haringey, support Haringey’s Joint Partnership Board, with several reference groups for adult social care users providing an interface between service users, the NHS and the Council, and provide advice and support for residents in the planning, regeneration and development of their homes and neighbourhoods through our Public Voice Neighbourhoods service.

We do this through community engagement, individual user engagement and community intervention, collecting the combined voices of citizens, gathering evidence and ultimately taking action to bring about positive change, now and in the future.

Statement of intent on equality, diversity and inclusion

Public Voice is an equal opportunities employer and an anti-discrimination, pro-diversity and inclusion organisation. We aim to go beyond the narrow scope of legislative compliance and follow best practice, making equality, fairness and diversity a fundamental part of all our activities.

We want to make sure that everyone is treated fairly and with dignity and respect by challenging discrimination and removing barriers. We recognise the benefits of different values, abilities, and perspectives, and celebrating people’s differences. This means promoting an environment that welcomes and values diverse backgrounds, thinking, skills and experience.

We positively welcome applications from disabled candidates and people from all ethnic groups.

We celebrate the diversity within our staff team who are representative of the diversity in our local communities and continually strive to provide equal access to all.

Community Engagement Lead

Salary: £35,000 pro rata (+3% pension contribution)

Location: Haringey, London.

Contract: 22.5 hours per week.

Period: One year with potential to extend.

The Role

Healthy Neighbourhoods in our Localities is a collaborative programme developed between the statutory and voluntary sector to improve the health, well-being and life chances of people living in the most deprived and diverse neighbourhoods in east Haringey. The programme, funded by North Central London Integrated Care System, has a strong emphasis on co-design and co-production with local residents and patients and with the voluntary and community sector. The Programme is targeted at addressing and reducing health inequalities and this is the underlying theme of all the projects.

We are looking for someone who has a minimum of three years working in Community Engagement / Community Development, preferably with a related qualification. It is important to have a good understanding of co-design and co-production and practical experience of working in this way, with a good understanding of co-design and co-production to support residents and patients, from a diverse and representative range of people including Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority groups and disabled people, to engage directly in decision-making on priorities, co-production and co-delivery of solutions as part of community asset building, and more generally empowering them to get involved and ‘have their say’ on local (particularly statutory) services, e.g., joining Healthwatch, Patient Participation Groups, Adult Social Care Reference Groups and other Integrated Care System engagement networks.

You will:

  • Have experience of working in an urban multi-cultural area and a commitment to challenging social inequality.
  • Have a track record of successful programme management with experience of successfully achieving targets and outcomes.
  • Possess strong communication and excellent interpersonal skills, being fluent in a second language would be desirable but is not essential.
  • Have excellent partnership building skills.

Closing date: Tuesday 30th August 2022 at 9am.

How to apply

Please download the application pack and monitoring form. You will find details of the application process in the pack. If you have any questions, please call 020 3196 1900.

Communications Officer

Salary: £28,000 pro-rata +3% pension contribution

Location: Haringey, London.

Contract: Part-time 21 hours per week.

Period: One year fixed term (potential to extend).

The Role

We are transforming our Communications at Public Voice and we’re recruiting a talented Communications Officer to join us to help raise our game further. We need someone who is passionate about improving the lives of local people, the places where they live and the public services they use, someone who wants to help us consistently raise standards in everything we do.

You’ll have at least two years of relevant experience, with a good level of experience in producing and designing communications content, excellent copy writing skills with the ability to create clear and compelling messages, excellent attention to detail and a strong track record in developing communications which stand out and increase both engagement and awareness.

You’ll have strong digital skills, including – Adobe Creative Cloud (or at least InDesign), website CMS, the wide spectrum of social media, photography, video and image editing, and Microsoft O365, with an interest in learning, and developing your skills on the job. In return you can expect to be supported by a strong Communications Manager united in a common purpose, who will strive to upskill you and enhance your personal development.

Your role will be to work with and support the Communications Manager and Senior Management Team, to ensure that the work or Public Voice and all our projects is communicated effectively and in ever more creative ways, championing new ideas and digital developments. A large part of the role involves working with project teams to oversee and support the delivery of project-specific communications, including Healthwatch Haringey and Haringey Reach and Connect.

Closing date: Tuesday 12th July 2022, at 5.00pm.

How to apply

Please download the application pack and monitoring form. You will find details of the application process in the pack. If you have any questions, please call 020 3196 1900.

Cancer Care Community Development Manager

Salary: NHS Band 7  £40,057 to £45,839 (+3% pension contribution)

Location: Haringey, London.

Contract: 30 hours per week.

Period: Two years fixed term.

The Role

You will be responsible for the successful management and leadership of all aspects relating to the Haringey Community Cancer Link Worker project, and will deliver social prescribing support to individuals with cancer from deprived wards in Haringey. You will upskill those working in social prescribing in the provision of support to those living with and beyond cancer in Haringey, line manage one Cancer Link Worker, recruit volunteers as appropriate, and support staff in their professional development, developing individual training and work plans. You will also support the Steering Group to ensure there is appropriate governance for the project.

You will need to have the ability to travel across the locality on a regular basis, including to visit people in their own homes, with experience of supporting people with long term conditions and/or cancer and their families in a related role. Showing empathy for people affected by cancer and able to deal with complex and difficult situations.

Closing date: Monday 18th July 2022 at 12 midday.

How to apply

Please download the application pack and monitoring form. You will find details of the application process in the pack. If you have any questions, please call 020 3196 1900.

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