Marketing and Recruitment Officer

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Adults, Housing & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
All Kirklees Location
Up to 2 years to cover a project
Grade 8

£25,481 - £27,041

At Kirklees we want to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities. We know we have challenging times ahead so we are always looking for better and smarter ways to work.

Kirklees Shared Lives matches vulnerable adults to suitable registered carers enabling them to live in a safe, comfortable, family environment. The scheme promotes and offers independence, social inclusion and a sense of being part of a community, providing an alternative choice of living to the more traditional residential support.

The Kirklees Shared Lives scheme has been rated “Good” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and it is our ambition to reach “Outstanding”.

The role:

We are currently seeking to appoint a Marketing and Recruitment Officer to lead on the promotion of our service and help us reach our carer recruitment targets enabling us to widen our offer.

The successful candidate will develop, implement and monitor a range of marketing activity. Experience of producing marketing plans, writing for the web, managing social media accounts, monitoring and evaluating activity. You will seek new promotional opportunities across Kirklees and work effectively within local communities. You will also be required to respond and manage incoming enquiries. Working as flexibly and collaboratively as part of a team and ability to work independently is essential.

About you:

You will have some experience of, but not limited to:

  • Working in a communications/marketing environment.
  • Project management
  • Ability to research and evidence good practice in recruitment
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and confidence to work with senior figures and stakeholders

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an innovative, supportive and forward-thinking scheme. Visit the Shared Lives webpages for more information about our local offer.

Our offer:

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays;
  • Generous employer-contribution pension scheme;
  • Flexible working practises with health & wellbeing initiatives to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

23 February 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
To apply for this job as a secondment you must be a substantive employee of the Council with over 6 months continuous service and have successfully completed your probation period.  

Applications for secondments will only be accepted if approved by your manager, you will be asked to confirm on your application form that you have the relevant permission.  

If you are refused permission to apply for a secondment please contact HR Recruitment to register the refusal.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Important Information

This vacancy is closed to applications.