JOB VACCANCIES

Communications and Information Officer

 

The British Polio Fellowship are looking to hire a dedicated communications officer to join our team to fill two main roles. Firstly to search out information relevant to polio survivors, including developments in clinical management of prior polio and post-polio syndrome (PPS), wider information to help polio survivors live well with disability and also on social issues and well-being. Secondly, the role is to communicate that information clearly through a range of media; the Fellowship magazine, its website, online and face to face presentations, and through campaigns and responses to public consultations. We aim to increase awareness of PPS issues across the UK regions, and within different groups such as BAME polio survivors, younger people and older people in difficult circumstances.

The role requires a level of involvement in all internal and external communications

 

To view the full job description with required skills and experience please download here

Working at BPF

This is a full-time 5-day week position with the normal working week consists of 35 hours. Location can be agreed during the selection process. Agile working is available following agreement with the line manager. Some travel may be required.

 

Benefits include

28 days holiday and pension contributions (following successful completion of the probationary period). The probation period for all permanent appointments is six months.

 

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post. Please let us know in advance if any adjustments required.

 

Deadline

25th October 2021. This is a rolling deadline and may be extended or closed early.

 

Application

Send all applications to matthew@britishpolio.org.uk with subject 'BPF Communication Officer'. All applications must include a CV and covering letter both no more than 2 pages. No Agencies.