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COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS AND ENGAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Job Reference: 272-0012394

Employer:
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Communications and Engagement
Location:
Doncaster
Salary:
£20,150 to £23,363 pro rata per annum

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post


The Communications and Engagement team at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Communications Engagement Assistant. The successful candidate will play a vital role in ensuring the success of the NHS Screening Programmes which are Cervical Screening, Breast Screening, Diabetic Eye Screening and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA).

The post holder will work with the Senior Communications and Engagement Officer and Screening Administrator to assist in the delivery of sustained engagement and communications campaigns that raise awareness amongst target audiences and encourage action and participation in the screening programmes, much of which will be achieved through community engagement and events.  They will also work closely with the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Programme Managers from the four screening programmes. 

They will be extremely confident in talking to and engaging with people in a variety of environments including public events, workshops and meetings. They will also have good writing skills and an understanding of various communication methods including a variety of social media platforms. 

The post will be based at Doncaster Royal Infirmary however it will require a significant amount of travel in order to attend events for the South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw (SY&B) screening teams - Barnsley, Bassetlaw (Worksop and Retford in north Nottinghamshire), Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.  

The post will also require some flexibility to work weekends and evenings- responding to events and community activity appropriately.




DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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