Building Recovery in Communities
Communications Manager Full details, including a role
profile and application form,
Based: Skipton House, Elephant and Castle, London are available at
Salary: AfC band 8a £38,851 - £46,621 plus HCA £6,217 www.nta.nhs.uk
Contract: Fixed term August 2012 to 31 March 2013
Should you require
The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (NTA) is a special health authority assistance with the
with a remit to increase the availability, capacity and effectiveness of drug treatment in application, contact Kayvon
England. Kirchel, HR Administrator, on
020 7972 1915 or email your
An experienced communications professional is sought to join the communications and contact details to
policy information team at the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. email@example.com
quoting the job title.
The role offers the right candidate the opportunity to work across media handling,
publications, public affairs, and digital communications, to support the NTA to deliver an We will contact shortlisted
ambitious agenda helping individuals and communities to recover from drug and alcohol applicants within three weeks
addiction. after the closing date. If you
have not heard from us by
The ideal candidate will have a Whitehall or health service background with a strong this date, you should assume
political awareness. They will be able to grasp complex and controversial issues quickly, your application has been
and be experienced in briefing senior colleagues about external risks and how they unsuccessful.
should be mitigated.
Crucially, the role requires someone with strong project management skills and who is Closing date for applications:
able to build constructive relationships with senior management and colleagues across Wed 8th August 2012
the organisation. They will be highly organised with excellent verbal and written
communication skills. Interview date: Mon 13th
The role is fixed term from August 2012 to 31 March 2013, at which point the key
functions of the NTA transfer to Public Health England.
The NTA welcomes people from all sections of society. We are committed to
equal opportunities and diversity in the workplace. Applicants are encouraged
from minority groups.
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