Find our latest vacancies below.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:
Healthwatch Manager / Project Manager / Self-employed Advocate and Development Officer / Board Members

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.


Healthwatch Manager

Salary: £38,000 +3% pension contribution.

Location: Haringey, London, with Hybrid working.

Contract: 37.5 hours per week.

Period: Permanent

The Role

To lead the management and delivery of the statutory function of a local Healthwatch, which consist of:

  • Obtain the views of people about their needs and experience of local health and social care services. Local Healthwatch make these views known to those involved in the commissioning and scrutiny of care services.
  • Write reports and make recommendations about how those services could or should be improved.
  • Promote and support the involvement of people in the monitoring, commissioning and provision of local health and social care services.
  • Provide information and advice to the public about accessing health and social care services and the options available to them.
  • Make the views and experiences of people known to Healthwatch England, helping us to carry out our role as national champion.
  • Make recommendations to Healthwatch England to advise the CQC to carry out special reviews or investigations into areas of concern.

In addition, the role involves managing two complementary services:

  • Management of North Central London’s Experts by Experience Mental Health Board, which meets monthly to discuss key service user issues.
  • The outreach and signposting work of the Haringey Advice Partnership (HAP) – delivered in partnership with consortium partners Vibrance and Citizens Advice Haringey. Working with the HAP Project Manager, you will ensure Public Voice plays its role in this project effectively, through its own outreach activities and delivery of signposting services.

We are looking for someone who has experience of community engagement, with a proven track record of developing and implementing successful community engagement plans. Having a keen interest in Health and Social Care and a passion to ensure that local people in the community are heard, working in a role that can effect positive change resulting in improved outcomes for people.

Someone with creativity in involving and reaching diverse groups and communities with a solid understanding of diversity and the implications for engagement, along with knowledge of co-design engagement methods. Someone who enjoys and has strong programme and project management skills and able to manage and lead a small team. You will need to have the ability to undertake qualitative research projects and be confident in public speaking.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 20th January 2023.

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.


Haringey Advice Partnership Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £27,840 +3% pension contribution.

Location: Haringey, London, with Hybrid working.

Contract: 37.5 hours per week.

Period: 10 months (Maternity Cover).

The Role

Public Voice is a partner in the Haringey Advice Partnership (HAP) which is delivering the Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) service in Haringey from April 2022 to March 2025 with an option to extend for a further four years. Our role is to provide information and signposting for health and social care enquiries and develop the outreach and engagement activity to identify needs in the community and target specific community groups who are less familiar with IAG services.

The Public Voice HAP Project Manager is responsible for managing the Information and Signposting Officer and ensuring that Public Voice meets and reports on the targets and outcomes for which Public Voice is responsible. The Project Manager will ensure that there is an up-to-date directory of information and resources that can be accessed for signposting and work with the Healthwatch team to identify issues of concern in relation to health and social care services. The Project Manager will be an active member of the HAP programme management team.

If you have experience and an interest in community development and enjoy working and engaging with people and are passionate about assisting and helping people navigate and receive the correct information and support that is available within the Borough for their particular needs we would like to hear from you.

Closing date: 5pm on Friday 20th January 2023

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.


Self-employed Advocate and Development Officer

Salary: £30.00 per hour

Location: Haringey, London, with Hybrid working (required to attend in person meetings and carry out face-to-face engagement in the community)

Contract: 12 months.

Period: One year.

The Role

Working in a self-employed capacity assisting the Partnerships Manager in developing the Learning Disability Reference Group and supporting people with Learning Disabilities to engage with the Joint Partnership Board and Reference Groups. Ensuring that people with a Learning Disability from across the Borough of Haringey are able to attend and take part in meetings and have their voices heard. Working with people with a Learning Disability in a way that helps them to understand the discussions at meetings and complex issues. Being able to advocate for people with a Learning Disability when required.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with people, and in particular people with Learning Disabilities within the Borough of Haringey. With good communications skills, being reliable and able to commit to working regular hours each month. Confident in engaging with people and the local community to promote services, with an interest and passion for inclusion and empowering individuals to feel part of their local community and to have their voices heard around key issues in service delivery, addressing their needs and aspirations, helping individuals being able to contribute towards strategies and policy developments that will impact them.

Job Summary

  • To support people with Learning Disabilities to be able to engage and participate as fully as possible in relation to the Joint Partnership Board and Learning Disability Reference Group.
  • To help develop the Learning Disability Reference Group, increasing membership and diversity from across the Borough of Haringey.
  • Increasing confidence and empowerment for people with a Learning Disability.
  • Carrying out face-to-face engagement in the local community with people with a Learning Disability and also other local community groups and organisations.
  • To advocate for people with a Learning Disability when required.
  • To provide general support to people with a Learning Disability when attending meetings.
  • To be able to explain complex minutes and issues raised at the Joint Partnership Board and Learning Disability Reference Group to people with a Learning Disability in a way they can understand (i.e. easy read format).
  • To occasionally minute take and produce these in a timely manner.
  • Keeping the Partnerships Manager up-to-date on work tasks and developments.
  • To work alongside the Partnerships Project Officer.
  • To promote the Learning Disability Reference Group within the community and to other organisations.

Closing date: Monday 12th December 2022 at 12.00 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.


Public Voice Board Member

Opportunity to join the Board of an innovative and
successful Social Enterprise

Public Voice is a dynamic, well respected, diverse organisation, now looking for new board members to lead us into the next stage of our evolution. Over the last eight years, we have experienced substantial growth and development resulting in a more diverse range of contracts and services across health and social care, and neighbourhood change. Our staff now numbers 35 people.

We are an independent, influential voice: a trusted catalyst for change. Our vision is for policy making and service provision to be always informed and influenced by the people who use those services. We do this by supporting and enabling user engagement, service co-design, and co-production. Our expertise in public engagement and co-production, facilitates the production of user focused services and our pivotal local Healthwatch contract has allowed us to target relevant services to difficult to reach groups.

If you are committed to improving services through user engagement and co-design and are looking for a board level role, we would love to hear from you. We welcome applications that will add to the diversity of our current Board and reflect our local community.

Closing date: Monday 12th December 2022 at 5.00pm.

How to apply

Please download the recruitment 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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