currently recruiting - december 2018: Red Zebra - details below:

red zebra

Job Title: Community Engagement Coordinator

Location: Medway

Hours: 20 hours a week, 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with possibility to extend

Annual Salary: £23,000 pro rata (mileage at 40p per mile)

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays

Involving Medway is a community engagement project funded by NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group and delivered by Red Zebra leading a team of VCSE partners. The purpose of the project is to build healthier, more resilient communities across Medway and increase communication between the public and the CCG.

You will be an intrinsic part of the Involving Medway team taking the lead on their community engagement; you will be responsible for devising new methods of engagement, extending our reach in the community and writing reports for NHS Clinical Commissioning Group. A good working knowledge of Microsoft applications is essential as is being confident in the use of social media platforms.

The role is based in Chatham but travel across the Medway towns to meet groups and deliver engagement activity will be required. A flexible approach to working is essential, evening and weekend work may be necesssary, time off in lieu will be given for any hours worked over the contracted amount with prior agreement from your line manager.

Main Duties:

  • Developing relationships with local communities

  • Writing focus group material and delivering focus groups

  • Developing and maintaining a strong social media presence for the project

  • Delivering NHS Medway CCG’s message to harder to reach communities

  • Writing engagement reports

  • Devising creative and innovation solutions to issues that may arise

The Person:

  • Enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude, highly proactive with a creative problem solver mind

  • Good local knowledge of Medway

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to talk to any one from any background

  • Social media savvy

  • Driving license and access to own vehicle desirable

  • Confident user in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Some experience in delivering engagement activity and events

  • Confident in working to agreed targets

  • Clean DBS

To find out more about this role and to request an application form please call Rosie Whitehead on 01634 407337 or email

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 14th December 2018.

Interviews will be held on 19th December 2018 at our head office in Whitstable (we reserve the right to change these dates if we need to, in order to fit in other commitments that may take priority).

Please note that we do not accept CVs or agencies.