Patient Involvement Manager
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 have an exciting opportunity for a Patient Involvement Manager to join us and play a pivotal role as we expand our current patient involvement activity. You'll provide internal expertise on best practice in patient involvement and be responsible for developing and implementing 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 also 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! About us When you work at the British Heart Foundation, you become a part of medical history. Part of a world leading organisation that has played a role in decades of life saving breakthroughs, from heart transplants and pacemakers to stents and clot busting drugs. And we're not about to stop any time soon. We are here to beat heartbreak forever. To stop heart and circulatory diseases devastating families. And if you want to help us get there sooner, you could be the Patient Involvement Manager we need. 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 31 October and 1 November 2018 at our London head office. British Heart Foundation recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.