Senior Health Information Officer

5 days left

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
South East London
Salary
Up to £30000.00 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Oct 2018
Ref
HQ00173392
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with Bowel Cancer UK, an organisation determined to save lives and improve the quality of life of all those affected by bowel cancer in the UK. To achieve this mission, they enable and fund research, provide support and information to patients and their families, educate the public and professionals about the disease and campaign for early diagnosis and best treatment and care for all. They are now seeking an experienced Senior Health Information Officer to join their Support Services Team.

As their Senior Health Information Officer, you will be responsible for developing their patient and public information about bowel cancer as part of a new Evidence and Information unit within their Support Services team. Reporting to the Evidence and Information Manager, you will work collaboratively with relevant colleagues and departments across the charity, as well as patients and healthcare professionals, to ensure that all information material meets patient needs, is of high quality, and has a strong evidence base. This vital and unique role will enable you to proactively and directly make a difference to people affected by bowel cancer by providing them with crucial information and new materials and content that will support patients to make informed decisions prior, during and post diagnosis and treatment.

To be considered you will have demonstrable experience of providing a variety of health materials to patients and healthcare professionals, and will have strong knowledge of digital communications. Joining the charity at an exciting time, you will possess the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and wider organisations, and will communicate creatively with a wide variety of audiences. An exceptional communicator, you will have excellent copywriting, editing and proofing skills, and will demonstrate proven experience of implementing digital and print content, as well as experience of SEO and uploading information using a CMS. Finally, experience of explaining and translating science and research for lay audience is essential.

This is an incredible opportunity to join a charity who are unashamedly ambitious and determined to stop this disease for good; ultimately, you will be saving lives!

Please apply with a Word copy of your CV. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

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