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Band 7 Engagement Lead Officer

Job Reference: 462-SOMCCG21-19

Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group
Corporate Business team / Operations directorate
Yeovil, Somerset
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum

NHS Somerset CCG is looking to recruit a Band 7 Engagement Lead Officer to join the Corporate Buisness team, which is part of the wider Operations directorate.

Somerset CCG has ambitious plans to transform services in Somerset and move at fast pace towards a fully integrated care system for our population. We recognise that first class patient and public engagement in vital to our success. You will work with our new Head of Communications and Engagement to develop and implement our patient engagement strategy and you will be responsible for managing our patient and public engagement function. This will involve working with staff, stakeholders, and wider audiences to ensure that the patient voice is heard in all aspects of our business. Therefore, the ideal candidate will have a high level of skill and experience in this area and be an excellent communicator and listener.

This post is based at NHS Somerset CCG HQ - Wynford House, Lufton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8HR. However, this role will require you to travel to other locations across the county of Somerset to meet the needs of the service.

This is a permanent, full-time post of 37.5 hours per week. Job Share and Secondment opportunities will be considered.

For more information or an informal discussion about the role prior to applying, please contact:

Tracey Tilsley, Associate Director of Corporate Business


Tel: 01935 384006

This post will close at midnight on Monday22 April 2019.Please note however, that this post may close sooner and without warning, if we receive a large number of applications.

Interviews will be held week commencing 06 May 2019.

Please read the attachment Recruitment Information listed before applying.

We thank you in advance for your interest in working for Somerset CCG and look forward to receiving your application.


NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and appointments will be made on merit alone.

All applicants will be informed via the NHS Jobs messaging service whether or not they have been shortlisted. It is important that applicants log in to NHS Jobs on a regular basis to check their account to read and respond to any messages they may have received.

Full and correct information must be provided, as failure to do so could lead to applications being rejected or, if the post has been offered, to a withdrawal of the offer or to termination of employment.

In submitting an application form, you authorise us to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post. If you do not authorise this, please state this clearly on your application form.

Please note that if you are successful in your application you agree that the Work & Well Being department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer (in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests). This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Please view the documents and links listed below.

Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group.

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