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It’s our staff that makes us one of the leading CSUs in the country. We are committed to retaining the best people in order to provide an excellent service to our customers. We invest in our staff by offering  excellent pay, benefits, training and career progression .

We currently have a very talented, enthusiastic and driven workforce who deliver innovative, efficient and effective commissioning support. We are a dedicated and innovative organisation, always looking for new talent to join us.

If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to work for an organisation where your experience and contributions are valued, join us at NEL.

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Communications Officer

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Employer type
Clifton House
£33,660 - £43,307 pa Including of HCA
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NEL is an ambitious and innovative organisation that provides expert support and advice to NHS and other organisations to assist the delivery of improved health services. We deliver an extensive range of services including contracting, analytics, clinical services and ICT to name a few.

Our clients are based across London, Essex, Kent, Surrey, East Anglia and other parts of England.

We aim to be a trusted advisor and indispensable partner for our customers. We want to be an organisation that is thought of positively by people who work for us and with us and has a clear set of ethics and values that underpin everything we do.

To find out more about us please visit www.nelcsu.nhs.uk


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious Communications Officer to join our central London based team.

We are looking for someone with excellent writing skills and experience of delivering high-quality communications to a range of audiences. You will have skills and previous experience in most, if not all, of the following areas: media management, engagement or consultations, stakeholder management, PR, digital communications, and marketing, as well as a strong interest in improving the lives of patients.

You will enjoy working as part of a team, and using your initiative, developing new ideas, and managing your workload. NHS experience isn’t essential but you should demonstrate an understanding of the health and social care environment, and relevant experience that will help us deliver creative and cost-effective solutions and support.

You will be responsible for providing our clients with effective communications advice, planning and delivery for service changes; helping them to develop and maintain productive relationships with local MPs and councillors; contributing to a busy media office, as well as managing and building their digital channels and social media presence.

NEL is an NHS organisation and our team works as a not-for-profit communications agency, advising and delivering expert communications to a large and growing number of mostly NHS clients in London and the south. You will largely be working with clinical commissioning groups in north east London.

We offer fantastic benefits including 27 days holiday, flexible working, opportunities to learn and develop in a supportive environment, and one of the best pension schemes in the country.

For further details on this role, please refer to the attached job description. Whilst preparing your supporting statement, please pay careful attention to the person specification in order to match each of the essentials and desirables of this role.

“”Previous candidates need not apply””


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Please contact Lima Khanom at lima.khanom@nhs.net or Jon Hanlon at j.hanlon@nhs.net if you have any questions.


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