Public Health Communications and Marketing Officer

Public Health Communications and Marketing Officer

Job specification

Location: Swindon

Hours:37 - happy to talk flexible working

Contract type: Fixed term contract for one year

Salary:£27,966 to £31,832 p.a

.Closing date:06/12/2020

Job reference:L73-F0065-20-1524

Interview date:11/12/2020

Date posted:12/11/2020

The Public Health Team at Swindon Borough Council is seeking to recruit an experienced and motivated individual to provide communications and marketing expertise and support to the Public Health Team. This role is a full time, fixed term for one year but flexible hours will be considered for the right candidate.

Our vision is to create healthy, strong and resilient communities. Our highly successful public health team works to improve and protect the health of Swindon residents, tackle health inequalities and protect the most vulnerable.

The successful candidate will lead and develop a marketing and communications strategy to drive healthy behaviour change across Swindon with a focus on prevention and management of Covid-19 and other key public health messages. This will include leading the planning, developing and evaluation of priority campaigns/projects relating to public health and the implementation of the Local Outbreak Management Plan.

Excellent communication skills are required to work directly with elected members, officers and partnership organisations to gain their buy-in and involvement in communications activity, offering advice on the best approach and reputational risks and benefits. Creativity is required to engage our diverse communities in Swindon.

This role is home-based working at the present time, but with a requirement to be able to travel to Swindon Borough Council Offices, Central Swindon and across the Borough as required. Swindon Borough Council terms and conditions apply to this role.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

In return you will receive:

Flexible working

25 days holiday

A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme

Purchase of annual leave

Leisure and Legal Services discounts

Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

    For an informal discussion about the role, before applying, please contact Jo Walsh by email at

    All applications for this position are being handled through NHS Jobs. Please visit the NHS Jobs website for application details. NHS Ref No: L73-F0065-20-1524

    - apply on company site

    Application closing date: 06th December 20