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Digital Media Production Specialist

Band 6

Main area
Internal Communications Department Communications & Engagement Directorate
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
308-CORP-0964
Site
C&E Internal Communications
Town
London
Salary
£37,638 - £44,780 per annum inclusive of HCA pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
29/11/2020 23:59
Interview date
15/12/2020

London Ambulance Service covers an area of 620 sq. miles, serves one of the world’s most dynamic and diverse cities and is the busiest ambulance service in the UK. We handle over 1.9 million emergency calls from across the capital and attend more than 1.2 million incidents every single year as well as delivering a 24 hour NHS 111 Integrated Urgent Care Service in South East and North East London that we estimate will respond to around 1.4million urgent care calls by the end of the year.

 

We employ over 8,000 people who work or volunteer across London to respond to the health needs of over eight million people who live, work and travel in the capital. We work closely with our NHS partners and are commissioned by 32 clinical commissioning groups spread across 5 sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and NHS England for our specialist services. We work alongside London’s hospital, mental health and specialist trusts, as well as the five STPs across Greater London.

 

In addition we work in partnership with the other emergency services, London’s Air Ambulance and London’s Resilience Forums to make sure we are ready and prepared to respond to major incidents and ensure we keep Londoners safe. As the only pan-London NHS provider we have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in integrating access to emergency and urgent care right across London.

 

By 2023 we will improve outcomes and experiences for all our patients by providing the right care to patients at the right time, and in the most cost effective way. This will mean up to 122,000 fewer patients being taken to emergency departments when their needs could be better met in a different way, and we will deliver significant efficiencies in avoided costs to the urgent and emergency care sector.

Digital Media Production Specialist

We are one of the world’s busiest ambulance services. We have around 8,000 staff and volunteers in our Service: around 3,300 frontline crews in ambulance stations across London, 500 people in our two 999 control rooms and hundreds of support staff based in our offices across the city. We also have two 111 control centres, in Barking and Croydon.

Working for us is an experience like no other, in a city like no other. Whatever your role you’ll be helping people who need us the most. As well as roles directly related to caring for patients, we employ people in a range of corporate departments. Together, we all play a key part in making sure that we can respond to anyone needing our help 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

The London Ambulance Service is looking for a Digital Media Production Specialist to join the team. Working as a part of the Internal Communications team you will be responsible for producing and editing engaging digital media, consistent with the business brand, tone, and guidelines.

Responsibilities:
• Promote, coordinate and produce LAS TV. Including a live stream with staff and the Executive Team, three times a week, recognition events and high profile visits.
• Responsible for the in-house Media studio, including maintenance and use of the kit.
• Provide specialist knowledge of streaming services such as Microsoft Stream/Teams, Facebook Live, YouTube and Restream.
• Provide expert advice and guidance to the communications team and other departments within the Service regarding the planning and production of photography, filming and broadcast media related products.
• Where required train staff in the basic use of still and video cameras as well as broadcast equipment and techniques for a variety of tasks and situations.

Applicants are advised to read all the information enclosed in the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

We reserve the right to close the application window early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Mandy Dryden
Job title
Head of Internal Communications
Email address
Mandy.Dryden@lond-amb.nhs.uk