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Policy and Public Affairs Manager – SignHealth

Job Title: Policy and Public Affairs Manager
Location: Home based but with some travel
Salary: £40,000
Reporting to: Chief Executive
Hours: 37 hours per week

SignHealth is a passionate and unique Deaf-led charity, committed to creating a future where there are no barriers to good health and well-being for Deaf people.

Are you passionate about Deaf people’s rights and improving access?

Are you ready to make sure Deaf people don’t get forgotten again?

Can you help us show the health system how to include Deaf people?

We are recruiting for a new Policy and Affairs Manager to join us – you will ensure that Deaf people are included in relevant health and social care policy developments, using the data and stories from our own services and a wide range of other evidence.

As our Policy and Public Affairs Manager you will have a wide range of responsibilities, including identifying public policy issues across a range of sectors responding to consultations, developing policy positions and SignHealth’s evidence base, developing stakeholder relationships and representing the charity at high profile meetings and events.

Your work will enable SignHealth to influence public policy, Government, Parliament, NHS England and other key stakeholders in order to achieve the charity’s purpose of improving Deaf people’s health and wellbeing.

Working with the Chief Executive and the other Directors at SignHealth, you will develop relationships with influential stakeholders, including MPs and peers, civil servants, service users and colleagues in other organisations.

If you are interested in the role and would like an informal chat before applying, please contact Cait Baker, Administration Manager and PA to the CEO, to arrange a Zoom or FaceTime chat.

To apply, please send your CV and Supporting Statement to Cait Baker before 9am Monday 4th January – cbaker@signhealth.org.uk

To view the advert in BSL, please click the links below:

Job Advert – https://vimeo.com/488901855
Job Description – https://vimeo.com/488903089