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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/10/2021.

Band 4 - Internal Communications Officer

Job Reference: 313-A-21-103991-NAS

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
communications
Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Salary:
£22,549 to £24,882

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


Band 4 - Internal Communications Officer

£22,549 to £24,882 (Full time – Fixed term to March 2022)

Do you have a passion for internal communications and can demonstrate your experience?

We are looking for a strong individual who can hit the ground running, with plenty of opportunities to make your mark.

Our Internal Communications Officer plays a central role in our team, ensuring we have strong internal communications channels and innovations that would enable our 6,500 staff to feel informed, engaged, empowered and proud to work for LPT. Never has internal communications been more important in the NHS.

You will be producing internal newsletters, publications, staff campaigns and events, so strong written communication skills, organisational skills and knowledge of creative IT packages is essential.

We are a great team to work in, committed to growing and learning together to continuously improve what we do. We are passionate about supporting our staff, patients, and each other, and we want to be the best at it!

If you’re up for the challenge, can think out of the box, and are a great team player, we’d love to hear from you.

 

If you have any queries, please contact:

 

Kamy Basra (Associate Director of Communications)

Email: kamy.basra@nhs.net

 




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients. Some roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you in the recruitment process.

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For all substantive roles the appointment of new staff (excluding medical staff) is subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

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