Senior Communications & Engagement Officer

Location Sutton, Greater London, England
Job type Contract
Salary £325 per day
Contact Ben Fincham
Reference 160212

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Senior Communications & Engagement Officer to work full-time in Sutton. The pay rate for this locum Senior Communications & Engagement Officer job is £325 per day (Assignment rate) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Requirements of the Senior Communications & Engagement Officer:

  • Experience of working within a complex, political environment with practical understanding and experience of the challenges facing the public sector
  • Experience of managing and delivering projects to meet quality, time and cost deadlines
  • Experience of developing, implementing and evaluating significant communications and engagement campaigns and projects as appropriate
  • Understanding and use of a range of qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Experience in building relationships with senior managers, politicians, key stakeholders and influencers
  • Ability to work proactively and to organise a personal workload to meet competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and influence a wide range of people
  • Demonstrable understanding of communications and engagement campaign and project delivery and management
  •  Be politically and tactically astute with an understanding of how to influence key stakeholders.
  • Ability to analyse a variety of qualitative and quantitative information, presenting it in such a way that it is clear and easily understood
  • A high level of ICT literacy


  • Deliver advice and guidance in a broad area of expertise to ensure needs are met
  • Identify and implement improvements in your own work area in order to deliver continuous service improvement and improved outcomes
  • Regularly communicate with colleagues and partners to share information and build working relationships to support collaborative working
  • Keep up to date with changes in relevant legislation, policy and ways of working to ensure delivery in your own work area is effective and complies with appropriate regulations/statutory guidance

Benefits of Working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive Senior Communications & Engagement Officer knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place after 100 hours of work has been completed
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support with a specialist safeguarding team
  • In-house payroll system
  • A free digital copy of the Social Work News Magazine


This Senior Communications & Engagement Officer job is advertised by Ben Fincham; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.