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Graphic Designer

Employer
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per Annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to join a vibrant and forward looking department as a Graphic Designer at one of Europe's leading women's & children's hospitals?

We are looking for a graphic designer to join our design team. You will have a HND in Graphic Design or equivalent. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team and under your own initiative to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of work.

Our ideal candidate will have professional experience of working as a graphic designer and a high level of illustrative skills. You will have good working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite and possess excellent computer software skills, including Microsoft office applications. You will have experience of working with and developing a brand which you will be able to display within your current portfolio of work.

We work within the trust brand to create, promote and maintain the visual identity of the trust. From patient information and clinical forms to annual reports and large format printing our graphic designers bring concepts, ideas, and stories to life using a brand that uses typography, shapes, colour and images. We educate and inspire staff and clients to learn more about something, to make a piece of work be the best it can be within its area.

For an informal chat or visit, please contact: Jason Pitt on 0121 333 8492

Main duties of the job

To provide design and administration assistance to the Graphic Design Team who are situated within Clinical Photography and Design Services. The post will provide assistance for our range of graphic design services, to meet the educational and marketing requirements of the Trust. These services include the design and print production of Trust publications such as leaflets, posters, signage, web graphics, merchandise and bound documents.

To actively promote the departments' services within the Trust.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in graphic design or an equivalent related subject
  • BTEC HIND in graphic design and equivalent post qualification experience as a graphic designer


Desirable

  • Post-graduate certificate in Healthcare Design.


Experience

Essential

  • Professional experience of working as a graphic designer.
  • Design Skills for producing Trust publications including posters, leaflets and signage
  • Computer literacy and in-depth knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.


Desirable

  • Graphic Design experience within a healthcare environment.
  • Multimedia design experience.


Professional/Managerial/Specialist Knowledge

Essential

  • Advanced computer literacy with in-depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite, specifically Adobe InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator


Personal Skills/Abilities and Attributes

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to be remain professional at all times.
  • Demonstrable ability to maintain concentration for lengthy periods
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully work under pressure.
  • Possess and demonstrate problem solving skills.


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Steelhouse Lane

Birmingham

B4 6NH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

284-24-6253785-DMCM

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