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Director of Communications and Engagement for the NHS in Kingston and Richmond

Job details
Posting date: 25 June 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £95,826 - £109,749 pa. Inclusive of HCAS (Outer)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 25 July 2021
Location: Kingston and Richmond, KT2 7QB
Company: Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3269659/396-3269659-CB-OF

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Summary

A Vacancy at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Director of Communications and Engagement for the NHS in Kingston and Richmond



The NHS in South West (SW) London has an ambitious agenda for improving health and care services across the integrated care system. Within SW London, the NHS in Kingston and Richmond is seeking a Director of Communications and Engagement to lead its communications and engagement strategy for ‘place’ (borough). This role will be hosted by Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation trust, but with a reporting line into the SW London integrated care system. The Director will also lead and manage the communications teams at both Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This new role is reflective of our drive towards system-wide collaborative working at borough, cross-borough and regional levels. The work is challenging and interesting and makes a tangible difference to the lives of local people.



The post is designed to maximise the impact and value of an experienced communications and engagement professional across a wider NHS footprint, across NHS organisations in Kingston and Richmond, and into Hounslow as Director of Communications and Engagement at Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust. The successful candidate will support health and care leaders in the boroughs through leveraging a wider range of insights and relationships. They will also develop and deliver strategic communication and engagement plans and activities that ensure the delivery for SW London integrated care system’s aims and objectives.



We are seeking an outstanding, creative communications and engagement expert. Communications leadership experience is essential preferably in the NHS environment given the current changing complexities around place, integration and development of the integrated care system. The role will be based between our offices in the boroughs of Hounslow, Kingston and Richmond.



Closing date: 2 July 2021

Interviews likely to take place: 8 July 2021


This advert closes on Friday 2 Jul 2021

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