Based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire; Operation Hydrant is the national coordination hub for non-recent child sexual abuse cases involving people of public prominence and/or within an institution or organisation.
The Operation was established in August 2014 to provide operational coordination across policing in a complex and high profile area of operational activity. The business area remains subject to high levels of public interest and is frequently required to be accountable to external scrutiny at the highest level.
This requires a sophisticated communications response to establish a consistent and transparent public narrative. Operation Hydrant also acts as the interface between policing and the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.
This critical role of Communications Officer provides both tactical and strategic communications support to the Strategic Communications Manager; additionally the role provides specialist expertise to the Operation Hydrant Management Team and forces nationally.
It is essential that applicants meet the following criteria:
It is desirable that applicants meet the following criteria:
Role profile >> communications_officer_op_h_-_oct_18.pdf
Hours of work are 37 per week Monday to Friday. This post is offered on a temporary basis to 31 March 2020.
Consideration will be given to whether the post can be delivered on either a part time or job share basis, in line with the organisational requirements of this role.
The recruitment criteria for all posts are subject to reasonable adjustment in line with the Equality Act 2010.
Applications from at-risk staff will be prioritised and receive preference in any selection process.
These forms as well as application guidance notes are also available on the right hand side of the page in the Downloads section.
Please return completed applications by email to below email address quoting vacancy Reference Number: L811