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Reference: 79480

Date Added: 22 July 2021
Closing Date: 2 August 2021

Job Title: Policy and Advocacy Manager Scotland

Working For: Hospice UK

Location: Scotland

Salary: £28,649 (pro rata of £40,928) per annum + excellent benefits

Length of Contract: Fixed term contract to cover up to a years maternity leave

Job Details

Dynamic and proactive Policy & Advocacy Manager for Scotland sought by national hospice care charity

Are you looking for your next policy challenge and would welcome the opportunity to shape the future of end of life care in Scotland with the UK’s leading hospice care charity?

Hospice UK is looking for an experienced and creative Policy & Advocacy Manager to help drive its strategic aims in Scotland.

The role

Reporting to the Head of Policy and Advocacy, the Policy and Advocacy Manager Scotland will identify routes to positive change, influence decision makers, develop policy positions and build partnerships in the interests of people at the end of life and their families and carers, alongside our member hospices, as we work towards our vision of hospice care for every person in need.

This is a key role in the organisation which to help us drive our vision and play a leading role the strategic direction of hospice and end of life care in Scotland, at a time when death, dying and bereavement is high on the public and political agenda.

The candidate

We are seeking a confident self-starter who is able to manage the complexity of continuing to develop and deliver our policy presence in Scotland and creating opportunities to achieve our policy and advocacy ambitions. The right candidate will be a self-motivated, resilient, creative and experienced policy and advocacy professional.

You will have solid experience in policy, with a track record of contributing to and achieving positive change. You will be strategic, dynamic and bursting with ideas, as well as having excellent judgement and a well-honed ability to deal sensitively with a range of stakeholders.

More information about the role can be found in the job description available on our webiste: https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-us/work-for-us/current-vacancies/policy-and-advocacy-manager-scotland---maternity-cover 

This is a part-time role (0.7 FTE) on a fixed term contract covering up to a year’s maternity leave.

Location: There is a strong preference for being based in Scotland. Depending on location the post holder may be based within a hospice office combined with a flexible approach to working from home.

Closing Date: 2 August 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews are scheduled to take place (virtually, using Zoom) between Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 August 2021.

Application Details

To apply for the role, please send us your CV along with your completed Support Statement Form and equalities monitoring form to recruitment@hospiceuk.org by the closing date.

Both forms are available on our website to download: https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-us/work-for-us/current-vacancies/policy-and-advocacy-manager-scotland---maternity-cover 

The closing time is 10am

Website: https://www.hospiceuk.org/

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