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A charity is seeking a Senior Policy Advisor to broaden the remit of their health and social care policy and expand their networks with key external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing expert advice on health and social care, including to the chief executive, with a view to strengthening our client’s knowledge, understanding and ability to influence externally;
  • Designing and implementing an influencing strategy, to support the organisation to navigate the changing external environment and to make an impact through their health and social care advocacy work;
  • Taking the lead on devising their engagement with health and social care organisations, groups, individuals and decision makers.

Essential skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of health and social care policy in the UK;
  • Designing, delivering and evaluating policy;
  • Excellent working knowledge of Government, public policy making and implementation and/ Parliament, parliamentary processes and legislation;
  • Ability to translate sometimes complex policy ideas into a persuasive format for a public or political audience;
  • A creative approach to advocacy and/or campaigning and the ability to use a variety of methods for impactful influencing.

To Apply

Please apply by way of CV to Sarah Smith by clicking on the Apply button below, quoting reference ‘249/17/PubAffairs’. Processes are ongoing, and appointments will be made as soon as suitable candidates are identified and interviewed. You are encouraged to get in touch ASAP.

Your application will be reviewed by Michael Page. Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

Michael Page is a world leading recruitment consultancy.

Apply online

  • Fill out the short form below and upload your CV.

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 11:59pm on Friday 23rd June 2017