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This is an exciting opportunity to work with those affected by stroke, & those working in stroke, to focus on the health inequity that stroke survivors experience. We are looking for an innovative, passionate and professional individual with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to join our leadership team in the South West – specifically Bath & North East Somerset.


The project has recently been through the research and design phase and is now ready to implement a number of tests to address health inequities experienced by Stroke survivors following their stroke. The project exploration and design has taken a collaborative approach with our NHS colleagues, the Engagement Lead will continue with this approach.


Reporting to the Associate Director for the South West & Channel Islands, the Engagement Lead will:

  • Lead and oversee the project tests, measuring the impact with an ability to adapt and flex as the project develops.
  • Have responsibility for developing the project with a test and learn approach.
  • Hold themselves and those involved to agreed timescales & actions.
  • Have responsibility for management of the project budget.
  • Lead the engagement work with the NHS & those affected by stroke
  • Have line management responsibility for the project Engagement Officer

The post holder will have experience/background in:

· Experience of working in partnership with other organisations, ideally in voluntary, health and social care

· Project management, delivery and impact measurement.

· Strong understanding of systems leadership and influencing principles.

· Knowledge of health and social care systems.

· Strong understanding of health inequity and its impact.


This role requires frequent travel across the Bath and North East Somerset area, with occasional travel further for meetings and training. Candidates must be able to demonstrate how they can meet this requirement of the role.

To fulfil the role, you must be resident in the UK and have the right to work in the UK.


Please click Here to view the role profile.


To apply email: Please submit your CV and a supporting statement of no more than two pages, demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience.


Closing Date: 26 July 2024 | Interview Dates: 1, 2 and 6 August 2024 (Please note all roles close at midnight)

Interviews will be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Engagement Lead Health Inequality - Bath & North East Somerset


17,512 Per Annum



Contract Type:

Fixed Term


Homebased, Bath and North East Somerset with frequent travel within the Bath and North East Somerset area, however travel will be required outside of this area for team meetings or other work related meetings.

Close Date:

Sunday, 28 July 2024

Email Contact:

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