Social and Digital Media Assistant Manager

Job reference: 00877

Location: London

Closing date: 20/02/2019

Salary: £28,050-£36,644 plus London Weighting

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.5

The Social and Digital Media Assistant Manager vacancy is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful digital health projects in the world.

The successful candidate will play a key role in designing content and managing campaign delivery for various national public health campaigns, e.g. Change4Life, Be Clear on Cancer, and the NHS website ( Working as part of the NHS.UK Engagement team, the candidate will use their creativity and technical understanding of social and digital media platforms to create content that changes behaviours and ultimately improves health outcomes.

Candidates for the role should be proven content creators with strong communication skills and a good working knowledge of digital marketing techniques (e.g. paid social media, ECRM). A willingness to learn is essential, along with an ability to work autonomously and manage a varied and at times complex workload.

What we offer

In addition to a competitive salary with planned, transparent progression you can look forward to the following benefits:

  • 27 days annual leave entitlement increasing with service
  • Buy and sell annual leave scheme  
  • 14% contribution to your NHS pension
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • A range of NHS Discounts covering, for example, shops, restaurants, gym, mobile phones and insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Car Lease scheme  
  • High profile work providing professional development and ability to significantly impact on health and care services

About us

We are the national information and technology partner to the health and care system. Our task is to build and run excellent digital products and services that NHS and care staff across the country can rely on every day. 

We have proven expertise in delivering large scale technology infrastructure and work with our NHS partners to ensure the technology we build is adopted quickly, safely and effectively, bringing about maximum benefits for patients.

We power the research that is developing new ways of tackling disease and fully support the role the Government wants the NHS to play in keeping the UK at the forefront of life sciences research.

We are proud of what we have achieved and our amazing people, many of whom have deservedly received public recognition in forums ranging from Women in IT awards to our own Queen’s Honours List.

Next Steps

To view further information please see the role profile

If you would like to discuss this role, please contact George London -

Roles at NHS Digital are subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service following an acceptance of an offer of employment. Basic checks provide details of convictions and conditional cautions that are considered to be unspent under the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

NHS Digital is undertaking a period of organisational change at the moment to ensure we have high calibre people, with the right skills to support us in delivering our business, now and in the future. While we deliver the organisational change required through to April 2020 we have identified that we still need to recruit to critical roles to maintain our delivery roadmap but we need to make you aware that should you be successful you may still be subject to a change initiative in the future. We wanted to be as transparent as possible so you can build this in to your decision making process when considering at this time whether to apply for a role at NHS Digital.

We will keep you updated throughout your application but please do email us if you have any further questions.  Additionally should you apply and be invited to interview you can ask your interviewer more questions on our structure changes and the specific role you have applied for.



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