West Sussex Council - Communications Consultant

Posted 08 May 2024
Salary Up to £350 per day + Outside IR35
LocationWest Sussex
Job type Temporary
Discipline Interim
Contact NameLorna Burner

Job description

The consultant will advise on the effective creation and co-ordination of holistic messaging to embed new ways of working that will transform services for SEND support. This includes two DfE funded programmes that are running to Summer 2025. The consultant will work in partnership with key officers to engage with a broad audience of stakeholders including schools, professionals and parent / carers.

Statement of Works

* Implement an effective approach for the Change Programme to achieve its milestones and objectives through communication and engagement

* Develop and co-ordinate communication activities and advise on the delivery of complex and varied messages via a variety of channels

* To be accountable to a WSCC Strategic Steering Group, and report progress to DFE as part of the Programme and DfE funding requirements

* Collaborate with key officers to develop key messages in relation to the SEND & Inclusion Change Programme

* To advise senior leads on strategic narratives with stakeholders, partners and teams.

* Compile, analyse and produce intelligence to show impact and completion of objectives

* To align with WSCC Communications Standards and Guidelines

* To leave a sustainable communications approach for SEND & Inclusion to be managed as BAU

This role is offered outside IR35.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.