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Community Engagement Assistant

Job Reference: 272-1774404

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Communications & Engagement
Doncaster Royal Infirmary, Doncaster
£21,089 to £ 23,761 pro rata per annum

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire’s leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,500 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, BassetlawHospital in Worksop, MontaguHospital in Mexborough.

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The Communications and Engagement team at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals (DBTH) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Community Engagement Assistant to raise awareness across South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw of NHS screening programmes, which include: 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 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.The post holder will be responsible for engaging the community, making connections and sharing information across the region to increase our uptake of screening. They will be extremely confident in talking to and engaging with people in a variety of environments including public events, workshops and meetings with a pro-active approach and the ability to identify external opportunities and coordinate events. They will also keep up to date with news and guidance on the four programmes.The post holder will have excellent communication 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 to attend events in Barnsley, Bassetlaw (Worksop and Retford in north Nottinghamshire), Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.The post will also require some flexibility to work weekends and eveningsFor further details / informal visits contact:

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The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard.

In line with other NHS organisations, 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 Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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