Communications and Marketing Officer – Key Appointments UK Ltd – Barnsley

Key Appointments UK Ltd

Details of the Role

Location: Barnsley, S70 3NE, with travel to local sites within the borough on an ad hoc basis
Working hours: Full time, Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week.
Salary: £26,500 – £30,000 per annum dependant on experience.
Contract: Fixed term for 2 years

The Role:

Do you have strong communication skills, and a flair for creativity and design? Do you want to join a growing organisation with the opportunity to have a say in real business decisions?

Barnsley Healthcare Federation currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated professional to join their team in a Communications and Marketing Officer role.

You will be required to produce effective communications and have knowledge of social marketing; modern methods of digital communication and engagement will be essential.

Regardless of your background, we need someone who can create engaging content and foster positive relationships with a range of stakeholders – both internal and external – and in a variety of formats: written content for websites, the press and social media, together with interpersonal skills for face-to-face meetings and presentations in partnership with management.

Main duties

Communications and marketing are critical to our success, and you will play a key role in enabling our vision and values to be communicated widely.

You will be expected to deliver content and mechanisms for dialogue between staff across the organisation; foster buy-in and engagement amongst staff and the public through communication; and to provide the public with clear information whether that is service change, a good news story or how to access services.

You will also work to create platforms and advise on digital content which recognises and celebrates staff and achievements to the benefit of the local population and wider health service as a means of valuing staff, sharing good practice and building confidence in BHF as a healthcare provider and employer of choice.

Overview of the organisation

We are one of the most successful GP Federations in the country employing over 250 members of staff. Barnsley Healthcare Federation (BHF) is an NHS service provider delivering Primary Care services at scale, as a Community Interest Company. In addition, we are the largest provider of Primary Care within the area, and the second largest provider within the healthcare sector.

Launched in 2015, we are an ambitious and inclusive organisation focused on enhancing the way in which primary care at scale is delivered within Barnsley. Our vision is to deliver a robust publicly funded health and social care service which meets the needs of the local community. We believe that regardless of location or need, every patient should receive the same high standard of care, at times when they need it most.

BHF manages a range of services across the borough including 4 general practices, the i-HEART Barnsley service, and the Primary Care Network contract, and we looking to expand and grow to cover even more services that benefit our community.

The Communication and Marketing officer role benefits from
5 weeks annual leave plus bank holidays.
NHS Pension scheme with employer contribution of 20%.
Company Sick Pay and Maternity Schemes based on length of service.
Access to retail discounts via the Blue Light Card.
A supportive team environment with a monthly in-house communication event.
Free parking, tea and coffee.
Please apply with a CV that displays your suitability for the role.

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