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Tel: 01227 639768

Public Affairs and Policy Lead

Location: Remote

Salary expectation: £40,000

Application deadline: Sun 26th September

This is a full-time role

United Response is currently looking for an experienced individual to join our team as the Public Affairs and Policy Lead with the aim of developing our public affairs and policy strategy. As a leading national disability charity it is our mission to ensure that individuals with learning disabilities, mental or physical support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full. That is where you come in, through your work you will help make sure that the voices of the people we support are heard far and wide.

The job

At the centre of United Response’s new long term strategic plan is the drive to advance the interests of the people we support at both a local and national level. As the Public Affairs and Policy Lead you will:

  • Monitor and forecast the impact of policy changes on United Response and the people we support
  • Work alongside senior figures to establish regular contact with politicians and public bodies
  • Act as a spokesperson for United Response’s policy and public affairs work
  • Collaborate with other parts of the organisation to develop strong public campaigns
  • Advise colleagues and the people we support on getting their voices heard
  • Work to ensure the people we support have ample opportunity to be involved in campaigning
  • Ensure that our strategy is planned and carried out in an inclusive way
  • Write and edit submissions to relevant social care consultations
  • Provide regular feedback and briefings to senior managers

Deadline: Sun 26th September