PR & Digital Communications Assistant

Chelsea Harbour, SW10
c£25,000 + Benefits
14 Feb 2014
14 Mar 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Barchester Healthcare employs 14,000 people to care for 10,000 residents at more than 200 locations in the UK.  We are one of the largest providers of high quality nursing and residential services in the country with the highest average ratings from the independent regulator of any major care home provider. At Barchester, we care about all our staff as individuals; we appreciate that everyone brings with them different skills and experience and we want to build on that. We believe in empowering our people and Barchester prides itself on steering clear of bureaucracy; we feel this enables individuals the freedom to develop professionally and facilitates their career pathways. 

What is expected of you as PR & Digital Communications Assistant?

The PR & Digital Communications Assistant is responsible for creating and implementing communications and PR elements of the Marketing strategy that effectively describe and promote the Barchester brand.

Why join Barchester as PR & Digital Communications Assistant??
As market leaders we place our residents first - and our people are the best. You will benefit from a wealth of experience and as a company that places a great emphasis on investing in its people, you will have the opportunity for both personal and professional development. Barchester's Learning & Development department gives you the freedom to develop professionally and create your own career pathway - it's just a case of high do you want to climb? 

Benefits include:
A great career pathway combined with skills development
Generous annual leave allowance
Secure and supportive working environment
A Market Leading Salary and package including bonus
Long Service Awards
A Voluntary Benefit Scheme with Discounted Retail/Holiday/Leisure vouchers, Child Care Vouchers and much more. 

Am I the right person to work for Barchester?
If you've made the grade in your career so far and want to take the next step, Barchester Healthcare offers a supportive and committed working environment to support you in your career development. 

Ideally you will be educated to degree level; you’ll have proven PR experience, especially in selling stories to the media and achieving coverage as well as practical experience of working with social media to create a strong brand presence. Strong communication skills - both written and verbal are essential as is attention to detail and the ability to write in an engaging manner to suit a variety of audiences.