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Reference: 62167

Date Added: 11 August 2017
Closing Date: 28 August 2017

Job Title: Government Engagement Officer

Working For: Care Quality Commission

Location: Flexible with regular travel to London

Salary: £29,664 London or £24,982 national per annum

Job Details

12 month fixed term contract or secondment.

About the role
A key member of our Government Engagement team, you will support the Government Engagement Manager in maintaining the accountability and transparency of information to Government Departments and Parliament. The successful candidate will work to identify and support opportunities for collegiate working and effective information exchanges, including keeping Government Departments and Parliament informed of the implementation of CQC’s strategy. This will also include ensuring the CQC is kept informed of relevant developments across Government Departments.

In addition, you will be accountable for supporting the Government Engagement Manager in managing CQC’s responses to Parliamentary Questions, ensuring responses are accurate, helpful, timely, and consistent, of a high quality and are logged appropriately. You will also be accountable for providing briefing support for colleagues which reflects appropriate consultation with the wider organisation.

We are looking for an individual with exceptional experience of working in government relations or communications and experience in health or social care or on regulatory issues would be beneficial.

Your ability to manage relationships and collaborate effectively is also crucial for this role.

About CQC
CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services to ensure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.

For further information about the role please view and download the attached job description https://jobs.cqc.org.uk//templates/cqc/jobdetail.aspx?raparam=674941416759325A39314E384B42527876434F33726F6778326D6C387637442F58517569445867384276764D73612B6C75662F7770773D3D.

Closing Date: 28 August 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

See https://jobs.cqc.org.uk//templates/cqc/jobdetail.aspx?raparam=674941416759325A39314E384B42527876434F33726F6778326D6C387637442F58517569445867384276764D73612B6C75662F7770773D3D.

Website: http://www.cqc.org.uk/

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