Coeliac UK is the national charity for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.
Coeliac UK represents nearly 60,000 Members by providing information and support to those medically diagnosed with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis. It also campaigns on behalf of all those living with coeliac disease and undertakes research into the causes of the disease. We are not government funded and the main source of our income comes from those individuals who benefit from our services – our Members and other individuals who wish to follow a gluten-free diet.
Healthcare Policy Lead (12-month maternity cover) ca. £25-£30K p.a., based in High Wycombe
The Charity has established itself as a key stakeholderA person, group, system or organisation who affects or can be affected by an organisations actions.
at national level and an important part of this role will involve monitoring developments within the new NHSNational Health Service. Health Service experience would be valuable. This role will also focus on developing the Coeliac UK health agenda, working with the NHS, healthcare professionals and healthcare bodies.Directly reporting to the Research Manager in the policy team, you will help to develop the Charity’s evidence base and promote the work of the Charity within the healthcare sector and to healthcare professionals, You will also be involved in drafting policy positions to inform health campaigns.
For more information, please download the job description on the right hand side of this page and send your CV with a cover letter to Jean Christopher at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline: 17 May 2013
We recruit on an annual basis for Governors who can help the Charity develop its strategic activities addressing the health and food sectors. If you would like to apply now for the next recruitment round, we would be happy to hold your CV on file in the interim.
For more information on Governor recruitment, please click here.
Please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com or by post to: Chief Executive, Coeliac UK, 3rd Floor, Apollo Centre, Desborough Road, High Wycombe, HP11 2QW, Buckinghamshire.
If you would like to have a chat first with our Chief Executive, Sarah Sleet, please call 01494 796720.
We have a fantastic variety of volunteering roles, giving you the chance to gain unique experiences and to help continue Coeliac UK's support in the community. If you would like to get in touch with your Local Voluntary Support GroupA local Group where Members of Coeliac UK can meet and they often organise events.
or for more information on any of Coeliac UK's volunteering opportunities please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Coeliac UK is committed to employee and volunteer equal opportunities and offer a range of flexible working practices.