This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced and ambitious media and communications lead with a strong interest in improving the lives of patients to join our Kent-based team.
We are looking for a talented individual with excellent leadership skills, strong media-handling experience, and experience of developing and delivering high-quality communications to a range of audiences.
You will be responsible for delivery of a comprehensive range of communications programmes and projects to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and other clients. You will lead programme teams, manage a team and work with colleagues from across the directorate to ensure effective delivery and provides the clients’ executive teams and senior managers with timely and well-judged advice on the handling of potentially contentious issues, leading work to avert or minimise damage to reputation. You will also be expert in stakeholder management and digital communications.
We are a rapidly growing and innovative team, passionate about improving healthcare and proud to be part of the NHS. We work to ensure patients have improved wellbeing, better access to the health care they need, that services are safe, demonstrate value for money and are adaptable.
Based in Ashford and working across Kent and Medway, you will be responsible for providing our clients with communications advice and support as they work with the public to plan and deliver service change. We operate a multi-disciplinary team model that provides flexible, tailored and bespoke support.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to the health of local people and communities, while being part of a friendly, dynamic team of communications specialists.
For further details on this job, please refer to the JD attached. Please note that you must pay careful attention to the essentials and desirables of the job specification role when preparing your supporting statement.
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For further details please contact David Muir, Head of Communications Kent, Sussex and AHSN firstname.lastname@example.org 03000 424083 / 07904 665348