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Do you have the skills and experience to drive positive change for people with cystic fibrosis as our Head of Policy and Public Affairs?

As Head of Policy and Public Affairs you will devise and lead the Trust’s UK-wide policy and influencing plans on issues including access to treatments, financial support, and mental health. You will inspire the Policy and Public Affairs Team and the wider organisation to deliver high-quality, well-targeted policy and advocacy activity, informed by deep engagement with the cystic fibrosis (CF) community. Horizon scanning, developing evidence-based positions, engaging with senior stakeholders, producing content for a range of audiences, and acting as a media spokesperson are just some of the elements that make this such an exciting and varied role.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to create a life unlimited for people with CF through this role, then we would love to hear from you.

*Please note: the starting salary is dependent on experience. There is an option to be home based for which the salary range is £47,330 - £52,665 pa plus £300 pa home working allowance. Please also note that at the moment, if you chose to be office based, due to COVID-19, you will be working from home until further notice from us. 

To Apply

Please click on the Apply button below for more information about the role, application process, and to download the full Job Description. When applying please clearly state that you saw the role through the PubAffairs network.

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust welcomes applications from candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from people with cystic fibrosis, disabled people, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) and LGBTQI candidates.

Closing date for completed applications: 9am on Monday 17 May 2021.
Interviews expected: weeks commencing 24 May and 7 June 2021.

Apply online

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

Closing date

The closing date for applications for this post is 9:00am on Monday 17th May 2021