01278 264 405 or 0800 999 1286 (Freephone) info@healthwatchsomerset.co.uk

Volunteer with us

As a consumer champion for health and social care, Healthwatch Somerset gives local people a powerful voice to make real and lasting change. Join our growing team of volunteers and you can help us improve local health and care services, here in Somerset.

Together we can help change things for the better.

Get involved


We’re always on the lookout for new volunteers. So, whether you can spare a little bit of time or a lot, we’d love to welcome you into our team.

Volunteering benefits

From the satisfaction of helping to shape local services, to learning new skills or meeting new people, volunteering offers so many rewards.

Apply online

If you’re thinking about volunteering with us, filling in the¬†short form on this website is your next step. It’s easy and there’s no obligation.

Our amazing Healthwatch volunteers

Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do, from talking to local people about their experiences, to sitting on our Board of Directors – there are lots of ways you can help us make a difference. We want your volunteering experience to reflect your interests and ideas about how we can improve local health and care services in Somerset.

Any questions?

Any questions?

If you have any questions about volunteering with us, our team will be more than happy to help.

Call us

01278 264405 or
0800 999 1286 (freephone)

Find us on social media

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How you can get involved:

Talking to local people in the community and gathering important feedback on health and care experiences.

Helping us visit health and care premises to observe and report back on what we have found.

Helping with research, consultations or volunteering as part of a special project such as Young Healthwatch.

Being kept up to date with local heath and care information, taking part in surveys and joining our readers panel.

Interested in volunteering?

Fill out our quick and easy online form and a member of our team will get in touch with you for an informal chat about volunteering.

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Find out more and get involved today