Policy Engagement Manager
£41,650 - £46,130 per annum
35 hours per week
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is launching an engagement network to improve how we work with and support our members locally on policy development and implementation.
This new role of Policy Engagement Manager will play a vital part in establishing the Network, as well as providing ongoing operational and strategic management. We are looking for a dynamic individual who can devise, implement and evaluate a local engagement strategy, and who can work effectively with internal and external stakeholders to maximise the influence of the network.
The successful candidate will be passionate about achieving change and have experience of linking the national policy agenda with local implementation. In doing so, you will need to be able to work with and utilise the expertise and experience of College representatives and grassroot members to improve the care of people with mental illness.
Working with other members of the Policy and Campaigns team and wider College you will identify and seize opportunities to promote and develop College policy, particularly in relation to delivering the mental health commitments in the NHS Long Term Plan. You will need excellent planning and project skills, and enjoy working across a range of policy areas.
The post-holder will sit within the Policy and Campaigns team and will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of passionate staff and members on this important initiative.
We only recruit the best and in return for your commitment the College offers an attractive salary and benefits.
For an information pack please visit the college website.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the leading medical authority on mental health in the United Kingdom and is the professional and educational organisation for doctors specialising in psychiatry. The College plays a central role in establishing and promoting the highest standards of psychiatric care and training in the United Kingdom.
Closing date for applications: Monday 17 February 2020
Interview date: Wednesday 26 February 2020
The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Charity registration. no. 228636.
We welcome applications from all sections of the Community.
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