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Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £27,000 per annum - dependent on experience



Job Advert - Division Information

Our Internal Communications Officer will assist the Priory’s Internal Communications team with communications and engagement. This is a hybrid role, that includes days working within our office.

They will produce and share great content across our internal communications channels to engage our diverse audience of over 20,000 colleagues across 300 sites.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, focused and resourceful communicator with exceptional written skills, and a creative flair, to ensure our communications add value and support our core business objectives. Reporting to the Director of Internal Communications and Engagement, the Internal Communications Officer will be responsible for tasks such as:

  • Producing content
  • Update our communications channels
  • Liaise with sites to find and share great colleague stories
  • Produce content such as digital newsletters, blogs, articles, videos etc.
  • Design simple/ad hoc artwork in-house
  • Film and edit video
  • Project support and administration
  • Update the content calendar
  • Event Organisation - Attend events and support on the day (this will require overnight stays)

Job Advert Location Description

Personal and professional development:

  • Build and maintain an up-to-date knowledge of internal communications
  • Participate in local networking events/join online groups
  • Attend communications training where required

What we would like from the Internal Communications Officer:

  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills with a flair for storytelling
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to write in a warm, engaging tone and find the news hook of a story, and adapt the tone when required
  • Good understanding of how channels, tools and technology help deliver effective internal communications
  • Experience of producing communications materials, working with in-house teams and with marketing, design and print suppliers

Applicant requires:

  • Experience of working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of producing communications materials, working with in-house teams and with marketing, design and print suppliers
  • Experience of working in the health and social care sector would be desirable but not essential
  • Communication - Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels to become a trusted advisor within the organisation

Job Advert Role Description

What we would like to give you: 

  • 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays + Birthday Day off
  • Online discounts and cashback rewards
  • SMART pension
  • Technology scheme (qualifying period)
  • Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Career pathways programme

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the full job description attached prior to making an application.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy ahead of the closing date if a successful applicant is appointed.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS.


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