Internal Communications Officer

Location: The Children's Trust

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Specific Hours: 30 - 37.5 hours

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum (dependent on experience, pro-rated for part time)

Closing Date: 24 January 2022

Internal Communications Officer

6-month Fixed term contract

Part time / Full Time (30 - 37.5hrs per week)

Salary £24,000 - £26,000 per annum (dependent on experience, pro-rated for part time)

The Children’s Trust are currently recruiting for an Internal Communications Officer to join The Children’s Trust Strategic Communications and Digital Team on a fixed term contract.

As Internal Communications Officer you report to the Senior Communications Manager and be the first point of contact for internal communications; managing the internal communications schedule, providing advice to colleagues across the charity and managing a range of internal communications channels, for example, intranet news and blogs, staff newsletter, managers’ bulletin, all-staff emails.

You will develop and implement internal communications plans, gather feedback and data to improve and refine internal communications channels, messaging, and tools. By developing engaging content, you will showcase and celebrate achievements in line with our strategy and values. You will play a key role in supporting the People Team and Transformation Team in communicating strategic key messages based on our mission, values, and strategy.

You will need to have gained experience in an internal communications role, ideally within a complex organisation going through change. You will be an enthusiastic and efficient team member, self-motivated, and articulate.

This is a chance for an outstanding candidate to make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families.

For a candidate briefing pack please click HERE  or contact the Recruitment & Compliance Team, on 01737 365 880 or email: recruitment@thechildrenstrust.org.uk

PLEASE NOTE: The Children's Trust Application Form MUST be completed and submitted, in order for your application to be considered.  As part of the shortlisting process, gaps in employment will be examined and will be further explored

Closing date :  Monday 24th January 2022.

Interview Date(s): TBC

Strictly no agencies please.

As we often receive high levels of applicants for our roles, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service. 

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

The Children’s Trust is fully committed to protecting children and young people.  All posts at The Children's Trust are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  If you are applying to The Children's Trust, and are already registered with the DBS update service, this will speed up the recruitment process significantly. 

The Children’s Trust has a duty of care to minimise the risk of all infectious diseases to the vulnerable and extremely vulnerable children and young people in our care, as well as our employees and volunteers. As a result, we require staff to provide a valid NHS Covid Pass (or proof of Covid vaccinations or medical exemption) for all roles at Tadworth Court and in the Brain Injury Community Service. We also expect staff to have taken or be willing to take relevant immunisations required by the role to protect them against infectious diseases, (unless you are medically exempt).

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests. We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups. The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation. For further information, see: https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/about/statement-equity-diversity-Inclusion

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