Head of Communications, Grade VIII

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145066

Closing Date

19th January 2021

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) operates as a single service across the existing Dublin children’s hospitals at Tallaght, Crumlin, Temple Street and the paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and Tallaght which is due to open in 2021. CHI governs and operates local paediatric services for the Greater Dublin Area and all national paediatric specialist services, some of which are on an all-island basis.

The Head of Communications at Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) will drive strategic change, not only of the CHI Communications function, but of the CHI organisation as it delivers the transformative integration and development of existing children’s hospitals and services to a single entity. The Communications function will strengthen our transformation to One CHI.

Essential Criteria:

  • Possess a third level qualification (at least QQI level 8 or above), in a relevant area of study such as Communications; Media & Design; Public Relations.
  • Minimum of 5 years post graduate, relevant experience in an acute hospital setting.
  • Minimum of three years at managerial level.
  • Experience

 How to Apply:

Applications for this post must be accompanied by a covering letter, setting out relevant experience that illustrates how the essential criteria listed above is met.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Tuesday 19th January 2021 by 5pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns