138 Policy research officer jobs near London, Greater London

Don’t miss out on a job again!

Get job alerts for this search sent straight to your inbox

You haven't selected any filters. To create a tailored job alert, select your filters first.
Email address

Oh no!

{{ alertCtrl.errorMsg }}

By clicking 'Create alert' you agree to the Terms and Conditions applicable to our service and acknowledge that your personal data will be used in accordance with our Privacy and Cookie Policy and you will receive emails and communications about jobs and career related topics.

All done!

You will now get the latest from this search sent to your inbox.

Check your email inbox to verify your email address and start receiving job alerts.

{{ alertCtrl.errorMsg }}

Sign in or create an account to start managing your alerts.

Register

Top job
Wheels for Wellbeing
Brixton
£30,000-£35,000 depending on experience
You will lead our policy and campaigns brief to make the most of opportunities to make lasting change in the UK for Disabled people.

What’s my CV Worth?

Find out what your CV is worth in the third sector and get tips on how to improve it using our new instant CV worth checker.

Check my CV
Breast Cancer Now
London
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Opportunity to manage a critical area of our policy work, influencing change across the UK for people affected by secondary breast cancer.
High Trees Community Development Trust
SW2, London
£23,000 - £27,000 per year
CARE (Christian Action Research & Education)
Westminster
£37,000 - £40,000 per year
General Pharmaceutical Council
Canary Wharf
£37,105 - £42,900 per year
The Fostering Network
London
£31,744 - £47,616 per year plus £3,737 (pro rata) London Weighting, if applicable
Page 1 of 10
Brixton, Greater London
£30,000-£35,000 depending on experience
Contract, Full-time
Job description

35 hours per week (possibility of part-time/ flexible)

Brixton, London/Homeworking

About us

Wheels for Wellbeing is the only inclusive cycling organisation run by and for Disabled cyclists. We have been supporting Disabled people to discover cycling for leisure, health improvement and transport since 2007.  We work tirelessly at local, regional and national level to spread our unique understanding of the barriers and solutions to accessing active travel. Our approach is optimistic, dynamic and flexible, supporting others to ensure that cycling services, infrastructure and facilities are attractive and accessible to Disabled people, older cyclists, people cycling with children, cargo cyclists etc.

All our work stems from the diverse lived experience of our members, trustees, staff & volunteers. Difference is what makes us who we are and what makes us strong. It is what others value in our approach. We trust and hope you will bring yet new perspectives. Wheels for Wellbeing recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome job applications for people of all backgrounds.  

About the role

This senior role will lead Wheels for Wellbeing’s policy and campaigns brief, working closely with our Director, Campaigns & Policy Officer, Trustees and ambassadors to make the most of opportunities to make lasting change in the UK for Disabled people. You will ensure that the voice of Disabled people who wheel and cycle is heard loud and clear, in particular by the Department for Transport’s Active Travel team and the new Active Travel England as they implement the Government’s Gear Change plan. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the campaigning work of Wheels for Wellbeing to ensure the systemic barriers to Disabled people accessing cycling are understood and addressed at the national level.
  • Increase co-operation and partnerships across the expert inclusive/accessible cycling sector to grow capacity for lobbying, consultation and engagement.
  • Ensure the dissemination of WfW’s existing expert knowledge so that the Department for Transport’s Gear Change investment fully benefits Disabled people.
  • Ensure WfW supports increasing numbers of Disabled people and Disability organisations to positively influence Active Travel.
  • Participate positively in the running and development of Wheels for Wellbeing.

If you are a politically astute big-picture thinker and have experience in a Policy and/or Campaigning role; if you have personal experience of Disability and/or of working in the Disability sector, then please have a look through the application pack, available on our website via the Apply button, and consider applying!

Closing date: May 4th 2021

Check commute
Starting Address
Destination
Mode of transport
More about Prospectus
About
Prospectus

We believe our clients change the world for individuals, communities and society. For over 60 years Prospectus has been working across the UK a... Read more

Refreshed on: 19 April 2021
Closing date: 04 May 2021
Tags: Campaigning,Policy/Research
You have hidden this job: