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Reference: 73314

Date Added: 2 November 2019
Closing Date: 24 November 2019

Job Title: Public Affairs and Policy Officer

Working For: Together for Short Lives

Location: Bristol

Salary: £29,000 per annum 35 hours per week

Job Details

Do you have a keen interest in public affairs and policy? Are you passionate about making a difference to seriously ill children and young people and their families?

Together for Short Lives, the UK’s leading children’s palliative care charity, is offering an exciting opportunity to influence public policy to improve quality of life for children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.

Our Public Affairs and Policy Officer will work within our Communications and Public Affairs Team, reporting to our Head of Public Affairs and Policy. The post-holder will engage with politicians, officials and other policy makers at both national and local levels in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. They will also help keep young people, families and children’s palliative care providers abreast of latest developments in public policy. Collating, analysing and reporting evidence from families, services and public bodies will be an important part of the role.

Together for Short Lives is the UK charity that is here to make sure the 49,000 seriously ill children and their families can make the most of every moment they have together, whether that’s for years, months or only hours. Many of these children have complex conditions and need specialist care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We stand alongside families, supporting them to make sure they get the vital care and help that they need.

Closing Date: 24 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on Friday 6 December 2019

Application Details

Please do apply via the forms on our website: https://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk/job/public-affairs-and-policy-officer/ and email them to recruit@togetherforshortlives.org.uk

Website: https://www.togetherforshortlives.org.uk

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