Date Added: 11 May 2022
: 23 May 2022
Job Title: Policy Officer
Working For: Independent Age
Salary: £28,950 per annum, increasing to £29,750 after 6 months and £30,550 after 12 months
Length of Contract: Permanent
Independent Age works to ensure that as we grow older, we all have the opportunity to live well with dignity, choice and purpose. To achieve this we provide information, advice and connection services for older people; campaign on the issues that matter most to them around health and care, poverty and loneliness and provide capacity building support to others working in the sector.
This role is situated in a department that brings together policy, campaigns and public affairs professionals. The Policy Officer will provide vital support on our policy and research activities, ensuring our work delivers the maximum possible impact for older people.
The postholder will be responsible for developing policy activity, research and analysis to influence change on key areas of work for Independent Age.
We champion inclusion and celebrate diversity within and outside our charity to create a culture where everyone knows that they belong and can bring their whole self to work. We hire from a variety of backgrounds as we know this makes our charity stronger.
If you are passionate about our cause, share our values and believe you have the skills for this role, then we’d love to meet you.
We know that a good work life balance helps us perform at our best, so we provide support to attain this with flexible working hours and regular remote working opportunities. We also offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave plus public holidays, a generous pension scheme with life assurance and fantastic learning and development opportunities.
For further information, please visit our website: https://jobs.independentage.org/Vacancy.aspx?ref=X105-22
Closing Date: 23 May 2022
Deadline for applications at 23.59. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 8 June.
To apply, please visit our website to submit a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the criteria within the Job Description and Person Specification, along with your CV.