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Band 7 Engagement Lead Officer

Employer
NHS Somerset Clinical
Location
Yeovil, Somerset
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
28 Nov 2021
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NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (Somerset CCG) is looking to recruit a Band 7 Engagement Lead Officer.

We are looking for a professional, energetic and ambitious individual to join our busy Communications and Engagement team. You will have experience of working with in a similar role.

You will be responsible for the delivery of the Engagement function and will play a key role in delivering our communications and engagement strategy, working alongside the Engagement team.

The post holder will be pivotal in ensuring Somerset CCG exceeds and achieves its statutory duties and responsibilities for patient and public participation in commissioning and health care.

This will require delivery of an innovative, measurable, evidence based programme of patient and public involvement to support the CCG's work, ensuring that all engagement is accessible for its targeted audiences

This is a busy role where you will be expected to have a hands-on approach and work under pressure at times. You will need to be able manage multiple priorities, work well independently and have experience of delivering public engagement for large organisations.

You will also need to be passionate about involving and empowering communities to get involved and have their say.

In return we can offer a stimulating environment and a highly varied role.

The role will include a mixture of working from home and working at our head office in Yeovil (NHS Somerset CCG HQ - Wynford House, Lufton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 8HR).

Job Share and secondment opportunities will be considered.

For more information or an informal discussion about the role prior to applying, please contact:

Name: Sara Bonfanti, Head of Communications and Engagement

E-mail: sara.bonfanti@nhs.net

Mobile: 07770431890

This post will close at midnight on 28 November 2021. Please note however, that this post may close sooner and without warning, if we receive a large number of applications.

Please read the attached 'Important Information for New Employees' and Values and Behaviours information before applying, along with all other documents / links listed.

We thank you in advance for your interest in working for Somerset CCG and look forward to receiving your application.

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NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and appointments will be made on merit alone.

All applicants will be informed via the NHS Jobs messaging service whether or not they have been shortlisted. It is important that applicants log in to NHS Jobs on a regular basis to check their account to read and respond to any messages they may have received.

Full and correct information must be provided, as failure to do so could lead to applications being rejected or, if the post has been offered, to a withdrawal of the offer or to termination of employment.

In submitting an application form, you authorise us to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process, should you be appointed to the post. If you do not authorise this, please state this clearly on your application form.

Please note that if you are successful in your application you agree that our occupational health department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer (in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests). This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

We take our organisational values and behaviours very seriously. Please familiarise yourself with them prior to applying. They are:
  • Quality Improvement
  • Integrated Working
  • Personal Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Self-Awareness

Please see the values and behaviours document below for more detail on each.

Please also read all other relevant documents and links listed.

Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group.

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