Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in health and social care? Would you like to meet new people, learn new skills and gain valuable work experience?
We are seeking volunteers to become community ambassadors and help shape future NHS and social care services in Sussex.
Community ambassadors are part of an exciting new way of helping the Sussex Health and Care Partnership to understand what is important to local people and make sure local health and care services are what local people need.
We are looking for 30 members of the public to work in one of three community ambassador roles:
Community ambassadors receive expenses and, in certain circumstances, recognition payments are offered.
As the Community Ambassador role is evolving, there are a limited number (30) of posts to fill at this time.
We would love to tell you more about this opportunity. If you would like to find out more, please complete an application form below and we will be in touch.
For further information, please review the following items:
Contact us today and sign up to be involved in something great for your local community and for yourself:
As part of Sussex Health and Care Partnerships’ commitment to patient and public involvement, a project to introduce volunteer Community Ambassadors across Sussex was launched in September 2019. Funding was awarded to the Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups to lead the 12-month project.
The Community Ambassador Project will support the Sussex Health and Care Partnership to:
Community ambassadors will play a key role in helping the Sussex Health and Care Partnership understand what is important to local people and make sure NHS services are what people need.
The purpose of the role is to:
A Task and Finish group oversees the design and development of the Community Ambassador Project, compromising of four Public Members, Healthwatch, a voluntary sector organisation, an Engagement Champion from Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG, a member of staff from Brighton and City Council, a member of staff from East Sussex County Council, a member of staff from West Sussex County Council and representatives from the Sussex CCGs’ Public Involvement Team.
The papers for the Task and Finish Group are available below:
For further information about the project, please contact Isabel Costello (Sussex CCGs’ Senior Public Involvement Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07920244988).