Communications and Engagement Manager

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Communications and Engagement
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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York House, Horley
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
22/07/2018 23:59
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NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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NHS England's South East region is looking for a communications and engagement professional to be based in our Horley office. The ideal candidate will have experience of implementing effective communications plans, engaging with key stakeholders including members of the public, working with local media and supporting campaigns.

Working in partnership with others is a critical part of the role so great interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

You will be part of the communications and engagement team supporting the South East region, with this role focusing on Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

The post provides an excellent opportunity to further existing – or gain new – experience of working within the NHS.

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Stuart Green, Head of Communications and Engagement on 07584 467634