Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Wales

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Wales | Cardiff & Vale Hospice
Cardiff and Vale Hospice
Job function
Policy & Public Affairs
Competitive salary

Permanent, full time position – 35 hours per week

Closing Date: Monday 6 April 2020 

Interview Date: Monday 20 April 2020

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Marie Curie Senior Management Team to take forward our strong policy and public affairs reputation in Wales as the Charity seeks to deliver against a renewed vision.  Our ambition is to become recognised as the thought leader in end of life care, to have an impact on the wider end of life experience with social inclusion underpinning all our work.

The role

  • Lead our influencing work in Wales as we seek to secure change which addresses inequality of access and quality of end of life care and experience in Wales.
  • To be a public face for our work in Wales.
  • Part of a team producing evidence based analysis of issues impacting on the experience people have at the end of their lives.

The person

  • An experienced policy and public affairs professional with a strong track record of influencing at the most senior levels across government, elected representatives and public services.
  • The ability to get messages across in all forms of media and to a wide range of audiences.
  • A strong understanding of how Wales works, its policy drivers and how these impact on people’s lives.

For an informal discussion, please contact our retained executive search agency Goodson Thomas team on 029 2167 4422 or via info@goodsonthomas.com

About Us

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

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