South Yorkshire Police
Location: Carbrook – Force HQ, Sheffield
Term: 1 x Full-Time (Temporary) & 1 x 13 hours (Permanent)
Band: Band E
Salary: £28, 428 - £32, 778 (Pro-Rata)
Hours per week: 13 & 37 Hours per Week
Closing date: Monday, 13th August 2018
We are looking for talented Communication Officers with experience of working in a busy communications environment to join our team.
We have two vacancies a 13-hour post on a permanent contract and a 37-hour post on a temporary contract (ending 2020). There may be some flexibility with the contracts and if it is desirable by the successful candidates, a combination of permanent and temporary hours may be considered.
The award winning team has recently undergone a review and will be operating in a new structure from September. The team of omni-competent communications officers, which you could be part of, will be responsible for internal and external engagement, media relations, and campaigns. This brings opportunities to deal with everything from communicating changes in the way we work to leading the communications for a major incident. You will need to be able to travel across South Yorkshire and take part in an out-of-hours rota.
If you believe you are ready for this challenge, we would love to hear from you and your timing could not be better. We have a clear plan as to where we need to be and how to get there and are now well on that path. The inspectors of policing have assessed our work as ‘good’ and the Communications Department has achieved national recognition with a host of industry awards.
For more information on the role please contact Carrie Goodwin, Head of Corporate Communications firstname.lastname@example.org or 01142523150
For more information regarding the role responsibilities, please see the Summary of Main Duties & for a breakdown of the essential criteria, please refer to the Person Specification.
FOR INTERNAL SECONDMENTS - To apply for this post as a secondment you must have the support of your Line Manager and Head of Department. This should be demonstrated on a GEN 2 / email. This should must be sent to Recruiting@southyorks.pnn.police.uk. Please ensure that in the subject of the email you will have the Job title and closing date. Without support your application will not be considered any further, therefore please ensure that your support is submitted by the closing date.
Applicants must meet the minimum checkable history criteria, which must be taken into account for all individuals applying to work with South Yorkshire Police in any capacity. A minimum checkable history period of 3 Years has been identified for this role and successfully undergoing recruitment vetting procedure is a pre-requisite of employment with South Yorkshire Police.
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Closing dates are not normally extended, other than in exceptional circumstances and an agreement is made with the HR Manager - Recruitment and the Line Manager for the role.