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Community Engagement Officer

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is seeking a high energy community engagement officer to drive forward our engagement strategy – ‘Meeting People Where They Are’

You will also support our experienced volunteers deliver our visiting services and busy outreach programmes.

Working pattern: 28 hours per week – Monday to Friday (to be agreed)

Salary: £25,240.00 (Pro rata 4 days / 28 hours per week) Actual: £20,192 per annum (please check) plus 6% pension

Annual Leave: 27 days pro rata per year plus Bank Holidays

Contract duration: Permanent

Location: ESCV office in Eastbourne and remote working

Established in 2013, ESCV is a Community Interest Company. Our vision is for ‘People centred public services in East Sussex; where all members of the public are empowered to have a say in service, design, and delivery’. We deliver Healthwatch East Sussex, the EU-funded ‘it takes a Village to Raise A Child’ (VRAC) project, and a number of other initiatives in East Sussex.

Working closely with staff and volunteers, you will gather views and experiences from individuals, diverse communities, and stakeholders across East Sussex. You will help us raise the profile of Healthwatch East Sussex as well as deliver strong and accessible messages that inform and support change on a range of issues such as health, care, young people and housing.

As part of a small but growing organisation, you will be involved in many aspects of our challenging, evolving, and rewarding work. The ability to pick-up new skills and approaches, adapt and find pragmatic solutions is essential to the role.

“East Sussex Community Voice is an Equal Opportunities and Diversity employer and welcomes candidates from all sections of the community.”

Application Pack:

For further details and an application pack about this exciting opportunity, please visit and download the Job Description/Person Specification and Application Form.

Deadline for applications: Midnight on Thursday 10th February 2022

Previous applicants need not apply.

Interview date: Friday 18th February 2022
Please note interviews may be face-to-face or virtual (Teams, Zooms etc.)

Contact Us:

For any further information or queries please contact:

Sue Wells ( or 07794 097 713

28 hours per week – Monday to Friday (to be agreed)
East Sussex Community Voice
Greencoat House, 32 St. Leonards Road
BN21 3UT Eastbourne
Contact email: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022

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