East Sussex Community Voice

What is Young Healthwatch? Young Healthwatch is part of Healthwatch East Sussex, an organization which listens to the public and feeds information back to decision makers to help make services better for people. Young Healthwatch looks at the healthcare issues that directly effect young people. We aim to ensure that young people’s thoughts, ideas and

This years Mental Health Awareness Week 2024, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, is all about getting out and about and finding time for the things you most enjoy.  This year, it takes place from May 13–19, and the theme is ‘Movement’.  Movement is so important to protecting our mental health, it brings us a

Working pattern: part time – 28hrs a week Salary: £28,815 – £30,973 pro rata dependant on experience. (Actual salary £22,572 – £24,778) Annual Leave: 26 days (pro rata), plus bank holidays Contract duration: Permanent Location: Based at the ESCV office in Eastbourne  East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) are seeking a dynamic Business Support Officer to

East Sussex Community Voice are pleased to invite you to our Forging Links event where we will be showcasing a steel sculpture designed by a group of local young travellers and created by a local blacksmith.   The young people hope this event will bring together the local community to better understand the lives of

Working pattern: 17.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE) – to be agreed with successful candidateSalary: £25,119 – £26,421 pro rata – plus 6% employers pension contributionAnnual Leave: 28 days per year plus Bank Holidays pro rataContract duration: 12 months fixed contractLocation: Hybrid working – at home, the ESCV office in Eastbourne, with regular travel across

East Sussex Community Voice is currently supporting four community organisations who have received grant funding for diabetes projects as part of an NHS grant programme. In November 2023, we held a project training and networking day for representatives from each project. The day included training from Diabetes UK as well as an opportunity for projects

Do you want to make a difference? NHS Sussex are looking to recruit volunteers from a diverse range of backgrounds to support them to put people and communities at the heart of NHS Services.   There are two types of volunteer roles available and you can give as much or as little time as you have available.

As we head into the colder months, we know many residents will be worrying about staying warm at home. Rises in energy prices are a big concern, especially for those who already find it hard to heat their home and are on a low income. The cold is not just uncomfortable but can be dangerous

From Monday 10th to the 24th September, Healthwatch East Sussex will be conducting their Listening Tour, a two-week programme of activity across Rye and the surrounding villages to talk to local people about their views and experiences of health and social care services. They will be using a wide range of engagement activities to understand people’s experiences and views on health

This week (1-7 June) is Volunteers Week, a national opportunity to recognise the incredible contribution volunteers make across our communities and to say thank you. We would like to take this opportunity to recognise the fantastic contribution our incredible volunteers make. From observations and conversations our volunteers have gathered feedback and insight that have helped to

East Sussex Community Voice (ESCV) has recruited two new senior staff to help deliver our programmes and projects. Veronica Kirwan joins ESCV as Executive Director on 20th February from Peabody, a large housing association based in London. Veronica is excited at the challenge of her new leadership role adding “I am delighted to be joining East Sussex Community Voice. In these