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Digital Communications and Enagagement Officer

Band 5

Main area
Online
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
395-CC494-19
Site
CEME centre, Rainham
Town
Essex
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 pa (Plus HCAS)
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
20/09/2019

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

We are looking for a digital communications and engagement officer who is passionate about providing innovative ideas, digital expertise and supporting the communications team to deliver key projects.

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated digital communications officer to join us, as we deliver a number of exciting new digital projects, including significant website and intranet redevelopments.

You will be forward-thinking, with the skills to develop our digital communications channels, engage with the public on social media and provide trusted communications advice to senior managers.

We are a dynamic team supporting more than 6,000 colleagues across numerous locations, working closely together, sharing best practice to ensure we are able to deliver effective communications. Digital communications is more important than ever.

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website. If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust. All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes. The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham, Essex.

High Cost Area Supplement – London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

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Further details / informal visits contact

Simone Onasanya - Simone.Onasanya@nelft.nhs.uk