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Tel: 01227 639768

Public Affairs and Policy Officer

Location: Bristol (occasional travel to London)

Salary expectation: £29,000

Application deadline: Sun 24th November

This is a part-time role
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.

Together for Short Lives is a Disability Confident Employer. We also offer a guaranteed interview to all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job.

Interviews to take place on Friday 6 December 2019. If you have not heard from us by 12 December 2019 please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.



Deadline: Sun 24th November