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Healthwatch Enfield
Healthwatch Enfield is the health and social care champion for the borough of Enfield.  We are hear to listen to the views of Enfield resident in regards to their health hand social care services. We have the power to make sure NHS leaders and other decision makers listen to Enfield residents feedback and improve standards of care. We are also here to support local people to find…

Healthwatch Enfield are seeking volunteers with insights into health and social care in the London area as well a good understanding of communications and social media.

An understanding of health and social care and/or a passion for tackling health inequalities is also an advantage for this role.


As a Communications Assistant you will work closely with the wider team at Healthwatch Enfield to help us develop clear and accessible communications materials to raise local people awareness of our brand whilst helping us to deliver our ambitious strategy. This will include:

  • Promoting our guides, articles and events on social media such as X(formerly twitter), Facebook and Instagram
  • Supporting us with keeping our website up to date and ensuring that it is easy to navigate
  • Spreading awareness of new health care initiatives via our communications 
  • Ensuring that our communications are in an attractive and easy to understand format that complies with Healthwatches values and brand    
  • Writing articles promoting our projects, changes to healthcare in the local area or new health initiatives
  • Contribute to the development of other communication materials including leaflets, guides and reports  


Who will the volunteers be working with?
Volunteer will be working alongside the Healthwatch Enfield team
We provide an induction training.

There may also be opportunities to attend other training in areas such as dementia.

Time commitment

This is a flexible role and time commitment will be agreed with you depending on your availability however we would ask that you commit to 1 day per week, as a minimum.

Application deadline

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.