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Versus Arthritis
City of London
Up to £31000 per annum + Additional benefits
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City of London, London
Up to £31000 per annum + Additional benefits
Job description

Location: London
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £31,000 per annum
Benefits: Read more about our excellent benefits on our website
Contract type: Fixed term for two years
Travel: Some travel within the UK
Closing date: 3 November 2021


Our Policy, Public Affairs and Campaigns team is focused on creating lasting change. We identify creative policy solutions in response to the challenges people with arthritis face. We influence decision-makers through stakeholder engagement, public affairs activity and by campaigning alongside people with arthritis. We're looking for a Policy Officer who will make a difference to health and social care policy for people with arthritis.

About the role

The purpose of this role is to drive policy development across our priority areas. The Policy Officer will lead on specific policy projects, commissioning research, developing policy positions, and producing reports and consultation responses.

The Policy Officer will also contribute to the wider work of the team, directorate and charity, including by representing us on cross-sector policy groups, drafting briefings, and participating in events and conferences.

We'll give you autonomy, variety and challenge with opportunities to work with inspirational campaigners, attend events in Parliament and meet senior stakeholders in government. We're a supportive team who will value your well-being and professional development.

Key requirements

If you have the following then we'd love to hear from you:

  • Understanding of policy issues relevant to people with long-term conditions or disability.
  • Experience of working in a policy team.
  • Experience of developing and influencing health and social care policy.
  • The ability to think creatively and communicate effectively.
  • An enthusiastic, adaptive and flexible approach.

How to apply

To apply you MUST submit the following:

  1. A concise, up-to-date CV
  2. Along with a completed supporting statement form demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification for the Policy Officer role.
  3. Please include where you've seen this role advertised.

Email your completed application by 3 November 2021.


First interviews expected: 10 November 2021, in London or by Microsoft Teams.

Second interviews expected: 17 November 2021, in London or by Microsoft Teams.

About us

There are 18.8 million people living with a musculoskeletal (MSK) condition like arthritis in the UK. Arthritis causes pain, fatigue and isolation every single day. It can impact on the ability to work, our relationships and take away our independence. We don't accept this. We are Versus Arthritis. We are volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis. Join us and use your skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis.

Read more about what we do, working for us and what we offer on our website.

Happy to Talk Flexible Working

Promoting equality in the workplace.

Versus Arthritis is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156.

Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace.

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Versus Arthritis

Arthritis causes pain, fatigue and isolation for 10 million people in the UK every single day. It can impact on the ability to work, our relati... Read more

Posted on: 14 October 2021
Closing date: 11 November 2021
Job ref: VA-B-066
Tags: Policy/Research
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