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Registered Charity 1092268

Support the health and wellbeing needs of the Irish community in Britain

We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to strengthen and develop Irish in Britain’s health and wellbeing activities and advocate for progress in policy for the community.

Health and Wellbeing Development Officer

Contract: Full time, 37.5 hours, permanent

Location: Irish in Britain London office, N17 8DX, occasional travel may be necessary

Reporting to: CEO 

About the role

The Health and Wellbeing Development Officer will strengthen and develop Irish in Britain’s (IiB) health and wellbeing activities to ensure that health inequalities experienced by the Irish community in Britain are on the agenda of policymakers and providers at national and local level.  

You will advocate for change in public policy, research, health and social care systems, facilitating consultations and presenting evidence from member organisations and community members. You will need to broker relationships between policy makers/providers, disseminating policy, research evidence, campaign and funding information and facilitating opportunities to engage the Irish community in national and local strategies to improve health.

Job description and specifications

Read the job specification for full details about the role

Some of the key accountabilities in the job spec include: 

How to apply

  1. Read the full job description and specification
  2. Download and complete the Equality and Monitoring Form 
  3. Send your CV together with a covering letter and the completed equality form to info@irishinbritain.org with the subject line: 

    Application for Health & Wellbeing Development Officer role 

Closing date

28 September 2017

More information

See our organisational structure.

Individual applicants accepted only, agencies not accepted.