Date Added: 11 January 2017
: 23 January 2017
Job Title: Senior Policy Officer
Working For: Bowel Cancer UK
Salary: £28k - £34k according to experience
We are the UK’s leading bowel cancer research charity. We are determined to save lives and improve the quality of life for all those affected by bowel cancer. We support and enable research, educate patients, public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and access to best treatment and care.
The Senior Policy Officer will play a vital role in developing our policy positions, actively involving those affected by bowel cancer. Working with clinicians and key government and NHS decision makers, you will advocate for the charity’s positions in a wide variety of forums in order to achieve positive change across the UK. You’ll also play a leading role in the international “Get Personal” campaign on advanced bowel cancer, which we co-chair with Bowel Cancer Australia.
With significant experience of working within a public policy team and a strong understanding of evidence-based policy development, you will have the skills to develop high quality, authoritative policy reports and have the ability to cut through the detail to identify key issues and find effective solutions.
You’ll have a good knowledge of the health service and awareness of cancer issues – with the ability to develop your expertise in bowel cancer in particular. You’ll understand the value of patient and public involvement, and have strong networking skills. Most importantly, you’ll have the desire to succeed and make a difference to the lives of people affected by bowel cancer.
Closing Date: 23 January 2017
Interviews: 2 February 2017.
For more information see our website https://www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us/.
To apply, please forward a CV and supporting statement setting out how you meet the job requirements and why you are interested in the role to firstname.lastname@example.org.