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Yorkshire Cancer Research


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"Yorkshire Cancer Research is the largest independent regional cancer charity in England"

About Us

Yorkshire Cancer Research exists so more people can live longer healthier lives, free of cancer. Thanks to the kindness of supporters, the charity has been funding cancer research and saving lives since 1925. Our aim is for more people to survive cancer each year. Every week in Yorkshire almost 600 people are told they have cancer, by working for Yorkshire Cancer Research you are helping to protect and save these lives.

Yorkshire is big, beautiful, and diverse and, as an inclusive employer, our aim is that our workforce reflects the rich diversity of our region. We believe a diverse workforce is central to us achieving our strategic goal of saving more lives in our region. We offer equal opportunities regardless of race, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnerships.

Yorkshire Cancer Research is entering an exciting period in its development. The charity is expanding and funding more research than ever before.  An exciting opportunity to join the team for a year has arisen as we are looking for a Head of Policy and Cancer Insight as a Maternity Cover post to support our Research, Services and Policy team.

The Benefits

We offer all our employees a wide range of benefits including an enhanced contributory pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service), flexible working arrangements, private medical insurance, enhanced maternity leave, career progression, learning and development, wellbeing initiatives, offices within walking distance of Harrogate train station, free onsite parking, and a whole lot more.

We’ve got a strong set of values that inform everything we do and we’re looking for people who are aligned with these. As our Head of Policy and Cancer Insight, you will strive for excellence in everything you do, have integrity, champion expertise through improvement and innovation, and be a great team player. To find out more about our values and how important they are to us, please visit our website.

Visit and join us in tackling cancer and saving lives together

Yorkshire Cancer Research
Jacob Smith House
7 Grove Park Court

01423 501 269


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