Policy & Public Affairs Officer – England

England | London - Head Office

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England | London - Head Office
Vauxhall, London
Job function
Policy & Public Affairs
Salary: up to £26,044 (plus £3500 London Allowance if applicable)

Hours/Contract: Full time, Permanent, 35 hours per week (we will consider job share arrangements and flexible hours)

Based: 89 Albert Embankment, London (remote working currently). We are open to candidates who are based in other locations but willing to be based in London 2-3 days per week

Closing date:  29th November 2020

Interview date: TBC

We are looking for someone who wishes to develop or pursue a career in policy and public affairs to join our award-winning Policy & Public Affairs team.

The Policy and Public Affairs Officer, England is a key role in the team – supporting the development of evidence-based recommendations to improve end of life care across England.


Working with Head of Policy and Public Affairs, England, and in partnership with the Policy and Public Affairs teams in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, this role will also work to engage with the UK Government in Westminster, as well as CCGs, Local Authorities and other local decisionmakers across England.


We are looking for someone with passion for working in policy and public affairs to address key social justice issues.  You will be able to evidence an aptitude for accurate and evidence-based writing as well as the ability to build skills in presenting messages to decision makers through a range of means.

A background in health and social care is not essential, but the ability to demonstrate an existing or aptitude to gain an understanding of relevant public policy development and public affairs activity is required.

What’s in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Flexible Working

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.

Marie Curie is committed to its values, which underpin our work.  We take stringent steps to ensure that the people who join our organisation through employment or volunteering, are suitable for their roles and are committed to safeguarding all our people from harm. This includes our staff, volunteers and all those who use or come into contact with our services. We are dedicated to creating not just a safe place to work but also a supportive and rewarding one.

We are committed to a world where everyone can thrive and fulfil their potential. We are devoted to the social justice imperatives and organisational benefits of full diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, and are a Stonewall champion. We actively encourage and welcome applications from candidates of diverse cultures, perspectives and lived experiences.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early.  Agencies need not apply.