East Sussex Community Voice

We listen to and enable communities to have their say and bring about positive change

We use a variety of skills and techniques to listen to and empower communities to have their say and bring about positive change.

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Healthwatch East Sussex

Book your place at the Healthwatch East Sussex Annual Event

With local peoples feedback, Healthwatch will continue to champion patient voice and help improve health and social care services for everyone.

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East sussex VCSE Alliance

Visit the VCSE Alliance Website.

The East Sussex Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector Alliance is made up of 24 of the county’s VCSE organisations.

They launched their own website earlier this year.


East Sussex Community Voice – helping to make sure community voices are heard

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) is an independent community interest company dedicated to empowering communities to have their voice heard and champion change through impartial advice and organisational support.



Utilising a range of engagement techniques to capture views and experiences to champion change

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Generating independent evidence and insight, informing the design and delivery of effective services

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Adding value by partnering in the design, commissioning and delivery of local services

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Producing independent insight and messaging that is accessible, engaging and impactful

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Strengthening the voice of all communities and contributing to effective decision making

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Our Work

Our community projects are as varied and vibrant as the local people we work with, from long-term plans and programmes to fast-acting smaller commissions:

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ESCV Proudly host:

The East Sussex VCSE Alliance

A partnership of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations from across East Sussex working collaboratively to create a stronger, more resilient voluntary sector for the county and its communities


Working pattern: part time – 21 (.6 FTE) hours per week (may involve some evening or weekend working) Salary: £43742 full time equivalent (Pro rata £26,246) Annual Leave: 26 days (pro rata), plus bank holidays Contract duration: Fixed Term to March 2025 (with option to extend for a further year subject to funding review) Location:

Healthwatch East Sussex have published their 2023-24 Annual Report ‘The value of listening’. It highlights how Healthwatch East Sussex have listened to the voices of the public, patients and partners and used people’s feedback, experiences and preferences to help shape health and social care in East Sussex, and across Sussex. Healthwatch have undertaken a range

Men’s Health Awareness Week 2024, hosted by the Men’s Health Forum, aims to encourage men to speak up and share their stories. Starting June 10th and ending on June 16th (Father’s Day), Men’s Health Awareness Week allows fathers, brothers, sons, and male friends to open up to one another, shedding light on the health difficulties