Internal Communications Coordinator

Worthing, West Sussex
£23,270 - £25,780 per annum (depending on experience)
08 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type

St Barnabas Hospices offers specialist palliative care through two hospices:

St Barnabas House provides palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including In-patient Care, Day Hospice and Community Care. 

Chestnut Tree House is the children's hospice reaching across Sussex and South East Hampshire. Providing care and support for children/young people and their families with life-shortening conditions.


37.5 hours per week (part-time of 30 hrs and above will be considered) 

Salary £23,270 - £25,780 (or pro rata for part-time) depending on experience

Based at St Barnabas House, Worthing, with travel to our other sites

We have a new opportunity for an experienced communications and marketing professional to plan and deliver great internal communications to staff and volunteers of St Barnabas House adult hospice and Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice.

Working closely with the HR Director and Head of Communications, you will compile, write and disseminate messages and information around the hospices’ new strategies for an internal audience at the hospices, shops and other sites, including the production of regular bulletins. You will also provide marketing support to the HR, Voluntary Services and Education Teams, develop and launch the organisation’s intranet and manage internal communications around special projects.

Proven experience of internal communications and marketing is essential, including managing projects from start to finish on time and on budget. You must have excellent communication, copywriting, proofreading and design skills and the ability to work across teams, negotiate, solve problems and use your initiative.

A driving licence and access to a car is essential for this post.

Closing date:  5th January 2018

Interview Date: 19th January 2018

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. (Safeguarding)

The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding.

Benefits include:

  • Enrolment onto our company pension scheme or the option to continue in the NHS pension scheme
  • Up to 35 days’ (FTE) annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • On-site education support
  • Free clinical indemnity insurance cover
  • Option to join Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Corporate Rate Gym Membership

Please visit for an application form and job description. Alternatively contact the HR team by email  Please complete the application form in as much detail as possible as we use this form to shortlist candidates.  We do not require any other documents at this stage but we will ask for evidence of your right to work in the UK at interview and evidence of all qualifications you identify in your application form.