Healthwatch Surrey (Guildford)

Young Healthwatch

Are you passionate about young people’s rights, health and wellbeing? Do you want young people to have a say in how the NHS and social care services they use are run, and make sure their views are heard and considered by decision makers?

Our Young Healthwatch Volunteers work to ensure that young people have a say in how NHS and social care services.

As a Young Healthwatch Volunteer you will be: 

  • Listening to young people about the services they are accessing and supporting us in feeding this information back to providers
  • Creating information aimed at young people about Healthwatch Surrey 
  • Creating social media posts, videos, podcasts, posters, leaflets and more to advertise Healthwatch, promote any projects we have active and encourage more young people to have a say!

This role will suit someone who:

• Wants to learn more about how the NHS and social care system works, and how the patient voice is used to improve local services.

• Cares about the views and wellbeing of young people.

• Enjoys talking to people.

• Enjoys working as part of a team.

• Is organised and reliable.

• Is looking to gain confidence and experience to boost their CV.

What would be the time commitment? :

Volunteering with us is flexible, let us know if you would be looking for long term, short term or micro volunteering opportunities when you apply!

How do I apply?:

To apply for your Young Healthwatch Volunteer role, please visit our website:

Volunteer with us - Healthwatch Surrey 

Or contact our Volunteer Coordinator and ask for an application form: 

If you have any questions or would like to have an informal chat about volunteering, please let us know by emailing 

Mission Statement

Healthwatch Surrey is an independent champion that gives the people of Surrey a voice to improve, shape and get the best from health and social care services by empowering local people and communities.