Current vacancies

Please find below the details for our current vacancies.

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Thanks for your interest in working for Hospice UK. Please note that all our current vacancies are listed below and we use application forms with a written statement of suitability as part of our recruitment process.

We don’t use CVs or keep them on file and look forward to applications for specific vacancies using the process outlined. See inside each vacancy for details of the role and how to apply.

Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer

Closing Date: Sep 17, 2018
Interview Date: Sep 19, 2018
Salary: £31,678 per annum + benefits
Contract: Permanent

Do you want ensure that hospice care is available for every person in need and enable hospice care to transform the way society cares for the dying and those around them?

What we’re looking for

Hospice UK, the national charity for hospice care, is looking for a driven and creative Senior Policy and Advocacy Officer to join our organisation. You will use your passion for equalities and your skills across research and influencing to drive forward our strategic goals.

 Working with member organisations, parliamentarians, local government, policy makers, civil servants, commissioners and other key stakeholders, this post will play a key role in ensuring that Hospice UK effects change for people in need of hospice and palliative care, and the provision of such care.

Ideally you have experience in policy and influencing at local or national level, possibly in health or social care, or where equalities were central. You use your solid communication skills to build relationships and your analysis drives effective interventions. You’re focussed on finding solutions and driving the agenda forward. You’re collaborative, enthusiastic and user-centred.

More details of the role can be found in the job description and person specification.

Next steps

Our Head of Policy and Advocacy, Kathleen Caper, is available to discuss the role in more detail. If you’d find this useful before submitting your application, please email to arrange a time.

If this sounds like you, and you’d love to work in a committed and passionate environment, please complete our application form and equal opportunities form and return them to by the closing date: 9am, Monday 17 September 2018.

First interviews to be held 19/20 September and second interviews on 25 September.


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