Two New Communication Jobs with NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestshire!

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NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are looking for a Senior Campaign Lead and a Project Support Officer to join their team.

Senior Campaign Lead

The Senior Campaign Lead will coordinate an insights-driven approach to urgent care communications for the system. This is a really exciting role where communications, marketing and insights skills will be needed, and the post-holder will become part of their system strategic communications group.

More details on the job role at: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916782981.

Project Support Officer

The Project Support Officer for the Strategic Communications group – a critical role as they get their ICS work stream and shared ambitions on behalf of the population they serve onto a proper programme footing.

The team at BNSSG are a friendly bunch, and communications and engagement is respected as a strategic discipline within the system, which is great to be part of.

More details on the job role at: https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/xi/vacancy/916782980.

The deadline for both jobs is 25th October 2021.

Bristol Covid Rapid Testing Vans Schedule for Week Beginning 11th October

Please see below for details of where and when the Bristol Covid Rapid Testing Vans from Bristol City Council will be out and about this week.

Monday to Saturday 9am to 12noon

Monday: Ridingleaze Shops, Ridingleaze, Lawrence Weston, Bristol BS11 0QB. Wellspring Shops, Beam Street, Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 9QY.

Tuesday: Asda, Oatlands Avenue, Whitchurch, Bristol BS14 0ST.
Vench, 70 Hogarth Walk, Lockleaze, Bristol BS7 9TB.

Wednesday:
Tesco, Callington Road, Brislington, Bristol BS4 5AY.
Malcom X Centre, 141 City Road, Bristol BS2 8YH.

Thursday: Shirehampton Hall, 32 Stationer Road, Bristol BS11 9TX.

Friday: Withywood Centre, Queens Road, Withywood, Bristol BS13 8AQ.
Morrisons, 668-718 Fishponds Road, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3US.

Saturday:
Horfield Leisure Centre, Dorian Road, Horfield, Bristol BS7 0XW.
Easton Leisure Centre, Thrissell Street, Easton Bristol BS5 0SW.

Monday to Saturday 2pm-5pm

Monday: Greenway Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead Bristol BS10 5PY.
St Pauls Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Road, Bristol BS2 8XJ.

Tuesday: Morrisons, Symes Avenue, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 0BE.
Southmead Library, Greystoke Avenue, Southmead, Bristol BS10 6AS.

Wednesday: Filwood Broadway Shops, Filwood Broadway, Bristol BS4 1JN. Ducie Road Car Park, Ducie Road, Lawrence Hill Bristol BS5 0AF.

Thursday: Stockwood Shops, Holloway Road, Stockwood Bristol BS14 8PL.
Avomouth Shops, Avonmouth Road, Bristol BS11 9EG.

Friday:
Asda, East Street, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4JY.
Tesco Eastville, Eastgate Road, Bristol BS5 6XU.

Saturday: Crow Lane Shops, Crow Lane, Henbury, Bristol BS10 7DR.
St Pauls Learning Centre, 94 Grosvenor Road, Bristol BS2 8XJ.

Sunday 10am-4pm

Imperial Retail Park, Wills Way, Bristol BS13 7TJ.
Wai Yee Hong Chinese Supermarket, Eastgate Road, Bristol BS5 6XX.

Bristol Disability Equality Commission – Commissioner Voluntary Post

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The new Bristol Disability Equality Commission, launched in September 2020 by Deputy Mayor Asher Craig, is looking for Commissioners.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Disabled person, with a strong personal interest in Disability as an equality and human rights issue.

The Commission was set up to identify the barriers faced by Disabled people in the city, and on the back of the negative impact COVID is having on Disabled people.  It was recently announced that Alun Davies will be its Chair.

The Commission will lead the work of including Disability Equality in every part of Bristol to improve the lives and opportunities of all Disabled people. 

Membership will include individual Disabled people, Disabled people-led organisations and groups working with Disabled people, as long as their representative is a Disabled person.

The role involves you knowing the city’s diverse community, being aware of at least one area or issue impacting Disabled people, being able to work as part of a team, being a voice for the group and making sure that the work of the team reflects all Disabled people in Bristol.  This includes all impairments and backgrounds.

Applications from Disabled people from all backgrounds are welcome, but the Council encourages Disabled people who are currently under-represented in this type of work to apply. 

The role is voluntary and you will be able to claim expenses.  The amount of time needed for the job is expected to be 2-3 days per month.  Support will be given to those in the role through training and mentoring.

Application Process:

Please submit a personal statement of no more than 1,500 words setting out what you could bring to the role and how you meet all the essential criteria to General.BDEC@gmail.com by midnight on Tuesday 23rd November 2021.

The personal statement can be submitted in any accessible format – for example, by email, letter, or video.  Please include your address, a telephone number and email address.

The application documents, including Role Description and Person Specification, Equalities Monitoring Form and Sensitive Interests Form, can be downloaded here: https://bit.ly/3FiqBBq  

If you’d like further information, would like the forms posted to you or need the paperwork in a different format contact: General.BDEC@gmail.com or call 0117 922 3114. Formats include Easy Read, audio CD, braille, British Sign Language or large print or accessible PDF.

Those who need the documents in a different format will get a deadline extension.

Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 23rd November 2021

Shortlisting: Week beginning 6th December 2021

Interview date: Weeks starting 13th and 20th December 2021

If you would like to learn more about the role and meet Alun Davies, the Council will be holding two ‘What is a commissioner Q&A’ virtual Zoom sessions.

What is a commissioner Q&A Zoom session 1: 14.00-15.00 on Tuesday 26th October 2021: https://zoom.us/j/95019198915

What is a commissioner Q&A Zoom session 2: 19.30-20.30 on Monday 8th November 2021: https://zoom.us/j/97782659547

If you have any accessibility needs for the Zoom sessions, please email General.BDEC@gmail.com or call 0117 922 3114.  Please note however that these will be difficult to arrange last minute so please tell them your access needs as soon as possible.