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Communications and Marketing Officer (Fostering)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
04/05/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 05/05/2021 09:25
Salary:
£33,782 - £37,890 Grade 11
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Marketing / Media / Communications
Vacancy ID:
206999
Employment Location:
Location of the post will be flexible, as the postholder will be working across Durham. However, as the Fostering Service is based in Seaham, Durham this will be the postholders main office base.
Post Number:
CYPS/21/238
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
5 May
Further Information

Children & Young People’s Services
Children’s Social Care – Fostering

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/238

Post title: Communications and Marketing Officer (Fostering) – full time – temporary until 31 Match 2022

Salary: £33,782 - £37,890 Grade 11

Job Location: Location of the post will be flexible, as the postholder will be working across Durham. However, as the Fostering Service is based in Seaham, Durham this will be the postholders main office base.

Make a difference for children and families.

Are you an experienced communications and marketing professional looking to make a difference through your work? Well, County Durham Fostering Service are looking forward to welcoming you.

As our Communications and Marketing Officer, you will be key to helping find fostering families for children who can no longer live at home with their families, transforming the lives of these children forever.

You will be required to work effectively with the staff across the service to continually develop and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy on behalf of the Fostering Service, building the profile of Durham County Council Fostering Service and establishing it as the first choice for anyone considering becoming a foster carer.

This unique opportunity offers the right candidate the chance to not only make a real difference to families, but to shape the future of the Fostering Service and make their mark professionally using their skills, experience, passion and personality.

Location of the post will be flexible, as the postholder will be working across the county. However, the Fostering Service is based in Spectrum, Seaham so the postholders main office base will be Seaham.

Required Qualifications: Educated to degree level in Communications/Marketing or relevant area.

For further information about the post, please contact Claire Morris, Strategic Manager, Looked After Children Resources, on 03000 261630 or email Claire.Morris@durham.gov.uk

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 27 May 2021 via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team via e-mail at NEJ@durham.gov.uk or PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.