Communications Manager, National Joint Registry

Published: 17 Mar 2022

Location: Homeworking - HQIP is a homeworking organisation with excellent IT support. Travel into central London is required on an occasional basis (c. once a month) for scheduled corporate activity

Salary: circa £33-35K

Details: Mid-April to end-June fulltime role for a temporary period to cover Shared Parental Leave

Are you seeking a short-term role and would like to help us to communicate our work to drive improvement in patient outcomes? If so, we would love to hear from you.

We are seeking to recruit a Communications Manager for a short-term role to cover our staff member whilst on Parental Leave, to enable us to continuously creatively promote and communicate the work of the NJR through our website (WordPress), Stakeholder CRM, annual report, events activity and our online channels. We are a small friendly collaborative team who are now all home-based.

The NJR collects data about joint replacement surgery (hip, knee, elbow, shoulder, ankle) in order to monitor performance, improve the quality of outcomes and ensure patient safety and the cost-effectiveness of joint replacement surgery and we need to communicate our work around all of this effectively to all of our stakeholders.

We are a small, friendly team working in a fast paced environment so if you have at least three year’s experience of working in a digitally focused communications role and would like to join us for this cover period, apply today to join our team. We would love to hear from you.

Key work requirements of this position:

  • Work with team on the planning of NJR’s Annual Report and some event activity.
  • Manage the development of content for website and homepage news stories and social media in collaboration with relevant internal staff.
  • Effective handling of external communication via communication
  • Manage and facilitate engagement with stakeholders through our CRM.
  • Ensure that material any published on the NJR website and other communication channels is accurate with good attention to detail

Key personal requirements include:

  • Degree or equivalent level experience and an interest in healthcare.
  • At least three years’ experience of working in a communications role, with a digital skillset.
  • Experience and an excellent working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience of using a WordPress CMS, CRM and of managing social media channels. Creative design and events skills are an advantage, but not essential.
  • Good communication and writing ability and a conscientious approach to accuracy.

How to apply:                                          

To apply, please download a copy of the job description and send us your CV together with a short letter telling us why you are interested in the to [email protected].

You will be asked to provide evidence of your right to work in the UK at application stage. Please note that we are unable to sponsor candidates.

Closing date for applications: 10h April 2022 but as interviews will be ongoing throughout the recruitment process as we receive suitable applications, you are advised to apply as soon as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications, feedback will only be given to shortlisted applicants.

Further information:

For further information about the post, please contact Deirdra Taylor on 07967 676063 or by email on [email protected]