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Reference: 83795

Date Added: 25 April 2022
Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Job Title: Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer

Working For: Centre for Ageing Better

Location: London

Salary: £32,825.00 per annum

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Full time (37.5 hours/5 days per week)
Flexible working options will be supported
Central London Office and Hybrid working to be supported
We offer a pension scheme with employer contribution up to 10%, in addition you’ll receive 28 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, 24 hours access to a comprehensive employee assistance programme, cycle purchase and season ticket loan scheme and other benefits.

The Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer will play a key role in responding to, and advocating for, policy and practice developments to ensure we can all live good later lives. They will have an interest in policy areas including ageing, employment, housing and be committed to tackling age discrimination and tackling inequalities in enjoying later life.

They will help Ageing Better to keep abreast of key policy political and stakeholder developments, and work with colleagues to build a network of advocates in Westminster and Whitehall. They will support colleagues to create and deliver effective influencing plans and will liaise directly with the Chief Executive and the senior team on their engagement with key stakeholders in support of strategic influencing objectives.

This role sits within the Communications team and will work across functions and teams in an integrated way, providing advice and co-ordination so that activity is aligned and as impactful as possible.

About you
The successful candidate will be experienced and knowledgeable about Parliament, the machinery of government and how policy translates on the ground.

You will be a great communicator with the ability to engage, influence, collaborate and build strong relationships.

You will have a proven record of being able to work to tight deadlines, managing your time and prioritising your work, in addition to being collaborative and enjoying working in a small team with an eagerness to understand the culture of the organisation and its mission.

You will be passionate about equity and tackling the inequalities that prevent people from having a great later life.


Closing Date: 16 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

The closing time for this role is 9am with in-person interviews to take place week commencing 30th May 2022.

Application Details

To apply, please send application form in Word format (no CVs) to HR@ageing-better.org.uk. Please answer the three competency-based questions on the application form as fully as possible to demonstrate why you should be shortlisted for interview for this post. Failure to do so will result in your application being automatically rejected.

No previous applicants for this role need apply.

Please complete the below Equality and Diversity form and return alongside your application form.


Website: https://ageing-better.org.uk/

Additional Notes