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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/09/2019.

Healthier Together Communications & Engagement Lead (Maternity Cover)

Job Reference: 387-TS-4083-KM

Employer:
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Communications
Location:
South Plaza, Bristol
Salary:
£44,606 - £50,819 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.


Healthier Together is the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG). We are a partnership committed to work together on improving health and care in BNSSG. The Healthier Together Office is the central function coordinating our system’s evolution towards becoming an Integrated Care System.

Such ambitions come with new challenges and uncharted waters to orienteer, and therefore we are looking for exceptional individuals who can support delivery of large scale transformational change, within a complex system wide environment, balanced with proven integrity and humility, who role model value-based leadership and have the track record to command the confidence of senior leaders, those in frontline delivery, through to users and consumers of our services today and in the future.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic communications and engagement professional to join the Healthier Together team to cover maternity leave for 12 months. The ideal candidate will take change in their stride and be happy to work independently but also able to build strong relationships with communications and engagement peers from across our partners. From developing website copy and editing newsletters, to managing panel surveys and supporting communications campaigns – you will need to be a good all-rounder with a varied skillset or willingness to develop expertise rapidly.

This is a great role to further develop your communications and engagement leadership skills while having the opportunity to work at a system level.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Becci Green, Healthier Together Business Manager on 0117 900 2583 or becci.green@nhs.net

 




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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

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