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Communications Lead – Infuse (potential secondment)

Infuse is looking for a creative, innovative and effective Communications Lead. If you are looking for an opportunity to be part of a regional public service innovation, change and improvement programme then you should read on.

We need you to both plan ahead and react to changing needs. We do as we teach, we review and evaluate, change and iterate our work to ensure maximum effect, nothing is set in stone.

You will be integrated into the Infuse team to identify opportunities for communications and publicity.

You will have support from the entire Infuse team, each of whom have a wealth of skills and experience and all are driven to help innovate for the future of public services.

We want ideas and concepts to improve our reach and to ensure our messaging is reaching the right people.

Infuse is challenge-led, and your challenge is to inform and enthuse the region about the programme, its progress, achievements and outcomes.


Infuse is a brand new innovation and research programme designed to build skills and capacity for future public services. You will work as part of Monmouthshire County Council’s Communications, Marketing and Engagement Team to develop and deliver the Infuse Communications Strategy.


Working in partnership with the ten local authorities operating in the Cardiff Capital Region (CCR), Cardiff Capital Region City Deal, Cardff University, Y Lab and Nesta –   Infuse seeks to enable the Welsh Public Sector to develop new skills to scenario-plan, develop rapid prototypes, experiment and carry out research and development.


Infuse is led by Monmouthshire County Council, on behalf of the CCR City Deal (Strategic Lead) and its ten constituent local authority partners and is supported by the European Social Fund through Welsh Government. Priority 5: Public Services Reform and Regional Working. Monmouthshire County Council has been reconsidering its role and purpose in a changing public sector landscape for a number of years and has been redesigning its operating model to meet the demands of future generations. Infuse, therefore, offers the Council a real opportunity, to consider the future delivery of its services through a thought leadership programme, which will identify and support the future skills needs of its workforce and Senior Leadership team.


Although based with Monmouthshire County Council, the Lead Authority/Beneficiary, this role will work collaboratively with colleagues in Cardiff Capital Region City Deal Office and Y Lab, Wales’ Public Service Innovation Lab, to help design, support, and manage this exciting new Programme.

Post ID: YS023

Grade: BAND G SCP 23-27 £30,151-£33,820

Hours: 37 Per Week (flexible working options are available)

Location: County Hall, Usk with agile working

Closing Date: 09/12/2022 12:00 pm

Temporary: Yes (Fixed term funded via the European Social Fund until September 2023)

DBS Check: No