Director of Communications and Engagement

  • Corporate Communications - Health / Pharma / Social Care - The Public Sector
  • Location: West London
  • Salary: Competitive package and benefits
  • Ref: GH-1612-4130

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The perfect role for an agile, creative communicator

West London Mental Health Trust supports 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor. We offer the widest range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post-natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives.
As Director of Communications and Engagement you have a tremendous opportunity to work with the Board and staff at WLMHT as we become an outstanding healthcare provider and a leading provider of mental health services.
Heading the 5 strong communications and engagement team and reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will work closely with the Board and our staff to develop the communications strategy and stakeholder engagement activity necessary to promote and amplify our work and uphold our brand and reputation – both internally and externally.
With a proven track record of delivering high profile communications, internally and externally in a complex environment, you will be used to operating at board level. You will be confident, diplomatic and able to exploit opportunities employing an imaginative breadth of communications approaches that inform and connect.
If you share our passion, if you too want to make a difference, then join us. 
To find out more please download the detailed Candidate Information Pack or call Geraldine Hetherington on 020 7340 6480 for an initial discussion. 
To apply, please submit a comprehensive CV plus supporting personal statement quoting reference GH-1612-4130 via ‘Apply’ button above.

Closing date:    20th January 2017 
Interview date:15th February 2017

WLMHT Director of Communications and Engagement Information Pack