Employer: Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Department: Cardiology

Location: NHS Wales Health Collaborative, River House, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff, CF15 9SS, Cardiff

Salary: £37,570 to £43,772 per annum

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We are seeking to appoint a Communications Manager, who will be responsible to set the strategic direction and deliver a public information campaign to support the implementation of the Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) plan for Wales under the branding of ‘Save a Life Cymru’

You will strategically lead the development and implementation of the campaign to ensure it meets its objectives, reflect current best practice and is accessible across our audiences. You will also make sure it is delivered within budget and deadline, taking pride in delivering the campaign to the highest standard.

The ambition for Wales is to significantly improve OHCA outcomes requires a broad range of activities and improvements within all four core links associated with OHCA: Early Recognition and Call for Help; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation; Early Defibrillation and Post Resuscitation Care.

These improvements can be achieved only through the collaboration of NHS Wales, third sector organisations and the general public. It is necessary to ensure that the programme of work, Save a Life Cymru, brings all partners together, enabling them to buy into one common aim to deliver the outcomes required.

In order to engage our various and numerous internal and external stakeholders, we are looking for a strategic, enthusiastic and highly motivated communications manager to join the Out Of Hospital Cardiac Arrest team. As the Communications Manager, you will provide the strategic communications and support to the save a life partnership by being proactive and responsive to media and stakeholder relations, engaging social and digital channels, creatively promoting the brand and inspiring internal communications.

You will be a person with experience working in a large and complex organisation with multiple sites. NHS experience is not essential, although it is desirable. The successful candidate will be based along the M4 corridor with extensive travel across Wales. The post holder will be professionally accountable to head of communications Welsh Ambulance Service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interview Date: Friday 27 September 2019

Closing date: 2 September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stephen Davies, Cardiac Network Manager, Wales Cardiac Network

NHS Wales Health Collaborative

07702152006 or email stephen.davies2@wales.nhs.uk.

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