Communications, Marketing and Public Engagement Officer

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,655 - £31,534 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2021
Location: Chester, CH21BQ
Company: Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 3459854/373-CSS0460

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A Vacancy at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FoundationTrust.

CWP is the only mental health and community service NHS Trust in the North West to be rated 'Outstanding' for Caring by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This shines through in every part of our organisation and as Communications, Marketing and Public Engagement Officer, your contribution to help us provide the best care will be valued.

The Communications, Marketing and Public Engagement Team is a small but dynamic team. Being able to work to tight deadlines and a creative brief is a must. We are looking for a people person who can lend their creative writing skills and eye for a story to help us keep both of our internal and external stakeholders well informed on relevant CWP developments.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy NHS communications, marketing and public engagement team.

The post holder will support the Communication, Marketing and Public Engagement Manager to help the Neighbourhood, Children, Young People and Families Care Groups to rebuild from the pandemic and promote exciting service developments, including the launch of the new NHS Provider Collaboratives.

In addition the Communications, Marketing and Public Engagement Officer will provide specialist communications and engagement support to the wider Trust as part of the delivery of the Communications and Engagement Strategy. This includes responsibility for a range of communication and engagement activities as well as support with internal and external channels for the overall team.

Key responsibilities
1. Develop outline communication/engagement action plans and provide general advice and support to stakeholders on messaging, implementation and monitoring progress/outcomes.
2. Collaborate and partner with colleagues in services, service users, patients and carers to maintain good relationships and to proactively identify communications and engagement opportunities.
3. Promote meaningful engagement of stakeholders to develop a culture of real involvement throughout the Trust – from design, development to delivery.
4. Gather information from both CWP and wider sources to inform reactive and proactive communications and engagement approaches to good reputation management and generating positive news stories for the Trust.
5. Adapt ideas/messages/plans into simple and engaging content for multiple channels and audiences including newsletters, print media, webpages, social media and other publications such as posters, flyers, leaflets.
• Undertake photography shoots and editing for use internally and externally
• Undertake basic videography/audio recording and editing for use internally and externally
• Contribute to the conceptual development and production of design and branding requests as part of projects, in line with the departmental strategy

Please refer to the full job description and person specification for further details.

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside. We provide physical, mental health and learning disability services to a total population of around one million people.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages on our website to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

This advert closes on Wednesday 6 Oct 2021

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