Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Digital officer (recovery college)

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we’re building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health team. One that will give talented professionals like yourself the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

Our ambitious service delivery model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families.

All new members to our Trust can look forward to an exciting and thorough induction programme, an outstanding rewards package, including access to a range of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) opportunities, opportunities for professional development and career progression supported by a Talent Management programme, clinical and professional support from a diverse and growing multi-disciplinary team, a creative, learning and forward thinking environment, an extensive Health and Wellbeing offer from internal and external services, generous annual leave, an NHS pension, long service awards, our net deduction car lease scheme and our ‘purchase white goods through salary’ scheme.

Job overview

The Black Country Recovery Collegeare looking to recruit a Digital Officer that will lead on the development, administration and management of the Recovery College website, social media, digital library and Moodle learning management system. Holds a Level 3 Diploma in Creative Digital Media or equivalent experience in addition to having demonstrable experience in a similar, leading and advisory role on social media and website content authoring and management,the management of digital libraries, administering and the management of Moodle or other learning management systems, using digital platforms such as Teams and Zoom and desktop publishing.

The post holder will have personal experience of mental health challenges, through family or own lived experience, empathy, compassion and patience and a keenness to make a positive contribution to the recovery of students through digital solutions.

Main duties of the job

To be an advisory regarding all Black Country Recovery College digital projects. Supporting the authoring, creation and publishing of the Recovery College website content in addition to participating in the development of social media and web based marketing and promotional campaigns in partnership with the Marketing Group. Support the development, administering and management of the Moodle Learning Management System, responding to and trouble shoot all Moodle user based issues. Conduct the digital library content audits to eliminate redundant and/or duplicate information. Collect, analyse and report on website, digital library and Moodle statistics. To participate in the development of coproduction within the Recovery College in particular but not limited to, the improvement of the user experience and content of the website, digital library and Moodle. Please see full Job Description

Working for our organisation

The Black Country Recovery College is founded on an educational culture and ethos and empowers adults with mental ill health to become experts in their own recovery. The college aims to build lives that have meaning and purpose, focusing on an individual’s strengths and empowerment and helping people to recognise their talents and resources. We deliver a range of courses, activities and programmes that have been developed in true partnership with and are for people who have been affected by mental health issues. Students self-enrol, design their own pathway and are empowered to choose what courses, activities and programmes will help them meet their goals. .

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Essential criteria

  • Achieved minimum grades

Essential criteria

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar, leading, supervisory and advisory role
  • Level 3 Diploma in Digital Media or equivalent and 4 GCSE’s grade 9-4 (A-C)
  • Experience in managing and authoring social media content and digital libraries
  • Administering and managing moodle or other Learning Management System
  • Experience of using IT, desktop and creative suites for design and publishing

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of marketing and promotion
  • Lived experience
  • Experience of coproduction

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,949.00-£26,282.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Childcare
  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oldbury, West Midlands: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Digital marketing: 1 year (preferred)
  • managing and authoring social media content: 1 year (preferred)


  • Level 3 Diploma in Digital Media or equivalent (preferred)
  • ” moodle” or other Learning Management System experience (preferred)

Reference ID: 285-7887-MH

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