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Communications and Marketing Manager

Posted: 8 Oct 2020 Closes: 6 Nov 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom £38,890 - £44,503 Per Annum
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Communications and Marketing Manager

Job Reference: 173-48420-COR

Employer: Department: Communications Location: Trust HQ, Leeds Salary: £38,890 - £44,503 Per Annum

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We're looking for a dynamic and experienced comms pro to manage our Communications Team and help us achieve our vision of providing "outstanding mental health and learning disability services as an employer of choice".

You'll be at the heart of the Trust's communications service; handling multiple projects with a passion for supporting the needs of NHS staff, service users and carers through effective communications.

You'll support the Head of Communications in delivering a comprehensive comms service to the Trust. This includes supporting staff, stakeholder, service user and public engagement through outstanding written, face-to-face and digital communications.

You'll manage our close-knit Communications Team; motivating and inspiring them to be the best they can be. You'll oversee the provision of excellent design, print and digital communications products and channels, as well as managing your own caseload of work which will include leading the communications for exciting projects across our patch.

Interviews are being held on 13 and 20 November 2020. For an informal discussion, please contact Oliver Tipper, Head of Communications on 07534 907491.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Oliver Tipper Telephone number 07534 907491

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated 'at risk of redundancy' will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are 'at risk of redundancy' or 'affected by change' please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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