Patient Involvement Manager

British Heart Foundation
Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The British Heart Foundation's (BHF) vision is of a world in which no-one dies prematurely or suffers from heart and circulatory disease. Since 1961, our research has transformed the way we prevent, diagnose and treat heart disease. And we've saved countless lives along the way. That's what keeps us going.

About the role

We know that high quality patient involvement helps to ensure that our work, and the research we fund, meets the needs of heart patients and their families. We need someone to develop and implement a new organisation-wide patient involvement strategy.

You will coach teams and individuals to identify and develop innovative and meaningful mechanisms that involve patients in their work, and highlight the benefits and impact of effective patient involvement.

You'll provide internal expertise on best practice in patient involvement.

About you

The successful applicant will have significant experience and personal commitment to patient and public involvement, ideally in relation to healthcare and/or health/medical research.

You will be an excellent facilitator, who can confidently guide and direct groups of patients and service users. An excellent communicator, able to translate complex information succinctly to a range of audiences, you'll enjoy working with people and managing multiple projects at the same time.

So if you have significant experience of and personal commitment to patient and public involvement, this could be the ideal role for you!

How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Please note this is a 1 year fixed term contract, to provide additional capacity to the team as we expand our current patient involvement activity.

Interviews will be held on 13th December 2017.

British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.