Location
Reading
Advertising Salary
Up to £27,000
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

Are you an experienced communications specialist looking for a new challenge?

You will be integral in promoting the excellent work our Integrated Urgent Care services are doing both internally and externally. These are challenging, highly pressured environments and creating a community feel throughout the service will help wellbeing and staff attrition. You will also ensure effective two way communication between leaders and staff, as well as making sure working environments reflect the culture and values of Practice Plus Group.

Working closely with internal partners, you will cover all matters related to internal and external communication. 

You will create, lead and deliver a communication and engagement plan that contributes to a culture where feedback is encouraged. Importantly creating a work place where info is clear, consistent and open.

This is a home based role with travel required to our services across England, you will ideally have easy access to London, Surrey, Bristol, East of England, West Midlands and Devon. 

With a 37.5 hour Monday - Friday working week, however there will be occasions evenings, weekends and bank holidays may be required. 

For more information or a detailed job description please contact Mike on [email protected]

About You

 
 
 
Good level of education particularly in English.
A formal qualification in communication.
Experience of developing, leading & delivering communication and engagement plans.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide clear and precise briefings for team members, partners and client stakeholders.
Experience of operating in a modern digital workplace, including using digital tools to work collaboratively and productively.
Strong knowledge of IT solutions and internal communication channels to enhance collaboration across diverse and geographically dispersed groups.
Proven ability to build trusted relationships with colleagues, providing tiered levels of consultancy to deliver the greatest impact.
Research and analytical skills to develop metrics to monitor staff engagement and identify trends to inform decisions.
Communicate and challenge thinking with sensitivity when necessary.
Ability to adapt to a rapid changing environment.
Working with a range of diverse staff. 
Good level of knowledge or experience in staff engagement.
Understanding of communication strategies.
Experience of large teams within a high volume, process orientated Contact Centre or operation.
Be equally comfortable managing upwards, downwards and across the organisation’s structure.
Focus on continuous improvement in all business results.
Have a strong personality with good relationship management and interpersonal skills.

About Us

Practice Plus Group is passionate about great healthcare. We believe that anyone should be able to access excellent care, whether via the NHS or privately. Our breadth of expertise spans surgery, diagnostics, general practice, offender health and urgent care, with an unrivalled range of different services provided across the country. We’re proud to be at the forefront of developing new and exciting ways to support the nation’s health too, helping patients to maximise their wellbeing and live life to the full.

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. We’ll help you be the best you can be.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life.

If you'd like to learn more, please contact Michael Shepherd - [email protected]

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

Practice Plus Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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