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Senior Communications Officer
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/21/9740
  • Published: Thu 18/02/2021, 16:15 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 26/02/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.2 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire

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Senior Communications Officer

Team: Transformation

Job Family: Providing - CBG 11

Salary: £34,033 - £37,132 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part-time - 22.2 hours per week

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford with Home Working

Contract Type: 12 months Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date 26th February 2021

Interview Date: w/c 8th March 2021

More about the role:

The council is looking for a talented Senior Communications Officer to provide communications support to the council’s people-focused teams, including Adult Social Care, Housing, and Children’s Services.

You’ll be involved in explaining changes or new developments in these areas - so those impacted know what we’re doing, what’s on offer, and how they can help shape our plans. You’ll also be involved in managing high profile, complex or sensitive issues. With good news sense and editorial skills too, you’ll be adept at crafting messages both for sensitive and positive stories.

It’s a chance to find your greatness by keeping the people we serve informed. With the council continually developing services to support its people, you’ll have plenty of exciting things to share.

You know how to create insightful campaigns, target different audiences and develop successful communication strategies.

Be part of our team and find your greatness by making a real difference to the council and its local people.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

Click HERE to apply now

To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Senior Communications Officer - People Recruitment Pack 

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Glynn Thomas, Communications Business Partner – People at or call 0300 300 6929.

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community. 

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.