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Public and Patient Affairs Advisor

Lymphoma Action
Aylesbury, HP19/Hybrid with options for flexibility
Circa £35,000 per annum (pro-rata basis for part-time hours)
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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Advocating for better treatment and care for lymphoma.

Do you have a passion for effecting real change? If so, we are looking for a Public Affairs professional to join our friendly team and help us make a real impact for people affected by lymphoma. 

Public and Patient Affairs Advisor
Location: Aylesbury, HP19/Hybrid with options for flexibility
Hours: Between 28 and 35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum (pro-rata basis for part-time hours)

This is an exciting time to be at Lymphoma Action as we work to an ambitious plan to develop services and advocate for better treatment and care. We also want to raise the profile of lymphoma and be a voice for people affected by lymphoma so that they can influence the decisions that affect them.

We have developed a great working culture that focuses on prioritising a creative, inclusive and supportive environment. Staff receive excellent benefits including generous holiday entitlement, enhanced entitlements to sick pay and maternity/paternity/adoption leave and pay, and a life assurance scheme.

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will be:

  • A fantastic communicator with the ability to engage, influence, collaborate and build strong relationships;
  • Analytical with the ability to gather and understand complex information about lymphoma, it’s treatment and the environment we operate in;
  • Focused with great organisational skills and attention to detail to manage a varied workload;
  • Passionate about representing the patient voice and about equity of access to good care and treatment.

You may have transferable skills from a different but relevant specialism or sector, from medical writing to policy, or from communications and campaigns to patient advocacy. If you believe you can learn quickly to succeed in this role, we’d love to hear from you.

Join us and be part of a national cancer charity that’s been providing information, support and connection to people affected by lymphoma for more than 35 years.

Please note that applicants need to be resident in the UK and have the right to work in the UK.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 April, 12pm
Interviews will be held on Thursday 2 May


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

We actively welcome applications that will help increase the diversity of our workforce, welcoming applications from those with disabilities and from minority groups and from different backgrounds and experiences.

Lymphoma Action is a registered charity in England and Wales (1068395) and in Scotland (SC04850).

No agencies please.


Lymphoma Action is a national charity providing information and support to anyone affected by lymphatic cancer, whether as a patient, carer, relative or friend. We also work to represent patients’ and carers’ views to policy makers and provide educational resources and events for haematology nurses. 

We have a freefone helpline, network of over 40 local support groups and a buddying scheme as well as a wide range of booklets and information sheets on all aspects of lymphoma, its treatment and care.

Our website includes message boards and a chatroom and we also have a lively Facebook group.

Company info
01296 619400
Unit 3, Bell Business Park
Smeaton Close
HP19 8JR

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