Phone number: 01642 955609 / 07943 638518
Jake joined Healthwatch South Tees in September 2018 as a Strategic Development and Communications Officer. Jake has an Honours Degree and NCTJ Diploma in Journalism and has developed a passion for working with marginalised communities. His first experience of living and working within a marginalised community was in South Africa, where he spent 12 months working at a behavioural institution. He has also documented the lives of people in long term recovery from substance misuse in the UK and USA, with the aim of reducing the stigma of being in recovery. His role at Healthwatch South Tees will allow him to utilise his skillset to improve health and social care services.