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Reference: 86800

Date Added: 22 November 2022
Closing Date: 5 December 2022

Job Title: Senior Policy and Campaigns Adviser (Mental Health & Dementia)

Working For: Parkinson's UK

Location: London

Salary: £37,842 per year

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Are you looking for flexibility and an opportunity to make a difference? Join us!

There's never been a better time to join Parkinson's UK than now. As an ambitious and dynamic charity passionate about improving the lives of everyone affected by Parkinson’s, we are working towards bringing forward the day that no one fears Parkinson’s, and our pace and determination are stronger than ever.

About the role

A varied and exciting role where you'll influence national policy and the planning and delivery of mental health and dementia services for people with Parkinson’s, their carers and their families. You’ll also work closely with both colleagues and external stakeholders to drive the implementation of these policies.

What you’ll do

  • Creating policy positions and identifying opportunities to influence national mental health and dementia policy across government departments and bodies.
  • Developing and implementing national campaigns involving people with Parkinson’s, their families, and carers.
  • Undertaking research and gathering relevant insights from people affected by Parkinson’s and across the organisation to produce robust evidence.
  • Analyse the implications of relevant policies, consultations from Westminster and develop our response.

What you’ll bring

  • Thorough understanding of and proven experience of influencing government, decision makers and public policy at every level, preferably in the mental health, dementia and disability sector.
  • Experience of running successful national campaigns, organising events and managing coalitions
  • Research, analytical and information gathering skills with the ability to process large amounts of detailed information and present them in a persuasive manner.
  • Ability to organise internal and external events and meetings and building working relationships.

As well as flexible working hours, this role is offered on a flexible contract giving you the opportunity to also work from home, on an agreed working pattern. You will be required to cover your own travel expenses to the office.

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We actively encourage people with Parkinson's to apply.

Closing Date: 5 December 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on 12 and 13 December.

Application Details


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

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