Employee Engagement Officer

Corporate Communications
Kidlington
TVP Broad Band 3H
Band 3H Circa £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Full Time
Permanent

There has never been a more exciting or important time to work in internal comms within policing and develop our employee engagement offer. Technology is bringing new opportunities to connect officers and staff, emerging and complex issues are leading to significant areas of change and there is greater recognition of the role of communications in employee wellbeing.

In establishing our new and growing Employee Engagement team within Corporate Communications, we are seeking an Employee Engagement Officer.

In this role, you will carry out timely and effective day to day delivery and enablement of employee engagement and communications, writing for different audiences and channels and advising staff and officers across the force on how best to meet their communications and engagement needs.

As well as reactive or slower time requests for support, you will also take the lead on planning and delivering communications for projects providing specialist advice where required. This may include working with other forces’ communications teams where the projects are collaborative.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as proven skills in working on your own initiative and writing for audience needs. The ideal candidate for this role will have proven experience of change communications and experience of developing and delivering internal campaigns, evaluating the success of the communications.

Please note that the associated job description for Communications Officer has specialisms and this role is specifically for the Employee Engagement Team.

This role is being advertised externally and internally. If you have any queries please contact People Services Recruitment Department at RecruitmentPoliceStaff@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting reference 17974. Please note that we are working from home and will endeavour to respond to your query as quickly as possible.

If you are a serving Police Officer, your application will be put on hold in the first instance. For more information please refer to job shop.  

If you are an ‘at risk’ member of staff, please apply directly to the At Risk Recruitment Mailbox with your REI form and do not complete the online application.

Please use Google Chrome when completing your application, wherever possible, as this will enhance performance.

The closing date for enquiries and receipt of completed applications is Sunday 20th June 2021.

Benefits

Police Officers and Police Staff have access to a fantastic range of benefits, dependant on role, location and length of service. To view a full list of our benefits please click here

Important

All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

At Thames Valley Police, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.  

Within our organisation we have a number of active staff support networks.  We are proud to be a ‘Disability Confident’ Level 2 ‘Employer’ that is supported by RAMP – our dedicated reasonable adjustments process.   For more information, please visit our ‘Supporting You’ page on our website, www.tvpcareers.co.uk/supporting-you.

We are also proud to have a Positive Action and Engagement team who can provide support and guidance to anyone from a Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic background throughout the Police Officer recruitment process as well as advise on career development and progression.  They can be contacted via: positiveactionteam@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk  

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