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CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

About the role

A key member of our government engagement team, you will support the government engagement manager in upholding CQC’s formal accountability and transparency to government and parliament, as well as informal engagement across Whitehall and beyond.

You will identify and support opportunities for collegiate working and effective information exchange with these audiences, including keeping them informed of progress on the implementation of CQC’s strategy, as well as ensuring CQC is updated on relevant developments across government.

About you

Educated to degree-level or equivalent, you’ll have proven experience of working in a government relations or communications role.

You’ll have a well-developed understanding of the UK government and parliamentary systems; a keen eye for detail; excellent stakeholder management skills – both internal and external; strong research skills; be able to manage a number of work streams simultaneously, often to tight and competing deadlines.

Experience in health or social care or regulatory issues, and of Parliamentary Questions would be beneficial, but is not essential.

Closing date

Applications for this post closed 11:45pm on Sunday 22nd July 2018