Category: job vacancies

[Job, London] @DiabetesUK, Clinical Advisor x2, c£40k, clos 8 July 2013

You get to go on the telly and stuff as well 🙂

Diabetes UK
Clinical Advisor x2
http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/Jobs/Vacancies-/Clinical-Advisors/
also
http://www.i-appoint.co.uk/diabetesuk/job_details.php?vid=177&ref=DUK39&desc=Clinical+Advisors+x2&featured=1

Job description: Job_Description-Clinical_Advisors_x2

Job Tenure:
» 1 x permanent fulltime post
» 1 x fulltime fixed term contract (until March 2014)

Location: Camden, London
Salary:  Circa £40,000 per annum
Application closing date:  Monday 08 July 2013 (9.00am)
Interview date: July 2013 TBC

Diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges facing the UK today. Diabetes UK is the country’s largest charity devoted to the care, treatment and improvement of the quality of life for people with diabetes.  Our success in supporting people is underpinned by our clear and consistent values relating to high performance, integrity, empowering, valuing others and working together.

Are you passionate about improving diabetes care?  Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding post?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two clinical advisors to join the Policy and Care Improvement Directorate – one permanent post to cover a retirement and one fixed term contract providing maternity cover.  We are looking for motivated, innovative, enthusiastic team players with excellent communication and organisation skills to join our dynamic team. 

The clinical team works closely with the Head of Care to create the conditions to improve standards of diabetes care and the lives of people with and at risk diabetes.   The team is responsible for the production of high quality clinical and policy information that reflect Diabetes UK’s health agenda and how it relates to people living with diabetes and people working within the field of diabetes care. 

We are looking for a Diabetes Specialist Nurse and/or Specialist Dietitian with at least 4 years clinical experience and at least one years experience working in a diabetes specialist area.  You will have a sound knowledge of diabetes and challenges facing diabetes care and be able to show evidence of professional development. 

The work is varied and no two days are the same.  The post-holder will develop consistent, high quality information and education interventions, share clinical knowledge and indentify needs for care programmes and tools for people living with diabetes and healthcare professionals.  You will be an expert clinical resource for internal colleagues and network with external agencies impacting on the care of people with and at risk of diabetes.

The applicant should be dynamic, forward thinking and work imaginatively.  You should be able to work independently and as part of a team and be flexible while working to tight deadlines. 

In return, we provide Group Personal Pension scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme, flexi-time working, Life Assurance/Death in Service Benefits and enhanced Annual Leave entitlement.

For more information and to apply please visit www.i-appoint.co.uk/diabetesuk and complete our downloadable application form. Select the appropriate vacancy and click ‘Apply For Job’. If not registered already you will be required to register on the i-appoint website.

Please ensure you address the essential criteria in your application’s supporting statement. All applications must be made using the form – we cannot accept CVs.

*Job, Scotland* Diabetes UK, Patient & Healthcare Engagement Mgr, £27-30k, clos 18 March 2013

Diabetes UK
Patient and Healthcare Engagement Manager
http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/Jobs/Vacancies-/Patient-and-Healthcare-Engagement-Manager/

Job_Description-Patient_and_Healthcare_Engagement_Manager

Ref: DUK20
Organisation:     Diabetes UK
Salary:     £27,000 – £30,000 per annum
Location:     Scotland / ANY
Type:     Permanent Full Time
Closing Date:     18/03/2013
Closing Time:     12:00

About the role
Diabetes is the fastest growing health threat in the UK. Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of people affected by, and at risk of, diabetes.

Diabetes UK Scotland works to campaign, influence and engage, to improve care for people with diabetes. To do this we deliver an extensive engagement programme working with Health Boards, Managed Clinical Networks and national and local patient groups.
We also deliver national campaigns aimed at improving diabetes care including Putting Feet First, the 15 Healthcare Essentials and Pump up the Volume.

The role will focus on ensuring that patients with diabetes have full and supported engagement in developing and designing diabetes care services. It will also include responsibility for delivering our engagement work with healthcare professionals across Scotland and working with our healthcare professional members to improve and develop diabetes care within the NHS in Scotland.

You will ideally have demonstrable experience in engagement work within the NHS or a comparable setting. You will be experienced in user centred service improvement and be well versed on the patent engagement landscape in Scotland. You will also have strong interpersonal and networking skills, and ability to develop appropriate responses and reports for internal and external audiences.

To apply please complete our downloadable application form. Select the appropriate vacancy and click ‘Apply For Job’. If not registered already you will be required to register on the i-appoint website.

Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

No agencies please. As an organisation we are committed to keeping costs down, which is what our beneficiaries, supporters and staff expect of us. We have decided to manage this recruitment process without the assistance of recruitment agencies and simply ask that this decision is respected.

*Job, London* Diabetes UK, Head of Healthcare Professional Engagement, £40-45k, clos 2 April 2013

Diabetes UK
Head of Healthcare Professional Engagement
http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/Jobs/Vacancies-/Head-of-Healthcare-Professional-Engagement/

Job_Description-Head_of_Healthcare_Professional_Engagement

We are looking for an experienced manager to head up our new Healthcare Professional Engagement team and lead the support and liaison programmes to promote the work of Diabetes UK and the issues affecting people with diabetes with healthcare professionals.

Application closing date: Tuesday 2nd April 2013 (5pm)

Head of Healthcare Professional Engagement
Job Tenure: Permanent
Location: London or to be negotiated
Salary: £40,000-£45,000 per annum
Application closing date: Tuesday 2nd April 2013 (5pm)
Interview date: 12th April 2013
Ref: DUK19

Diabetes is one of the largest health challenges facing the UK today. Diabetes UK is the country’s largest charity devoted to the care, treatment and improvement of the quality of life for people with diabetes.

We are looking for an experienced manager to head up our new Healthcare Professional Engagement team and lead the support and liaison programmes to promote the work of Diabetes UK and the issues affecting people with diabetes with healthcare professionals.

We are looking for someone with strong relationship management skills who is confident, proactive and excited by the prospect of taking on a huge challenge. You’ll build up relationships with specialist and non-specialist healthcare professionals, making sure everyone is collaborating to push through best practice in diabetes care. Whilst you’re not necessarily an expert in the condition, you’ll bring to the table a sound understanding of the health service (perhaps gained from an NHS management role), the capacity to increase our membership and an ability to negotiate solutions between divergent or disengaged groups.

This is a wide and varied role. It’s a chance to have a huge impact on one of the biggest problems in UK healthcare. The successful candidate will have experience of building and managing relationships with healthcare professionals working within the NHS, programme management, and setting and implementing strategy within Diabetes UK to deliver clear outcomes. Experience of working with professional bodies would be an advantage.

You will be organised with an attention to detail and the ability to work under your own initiative, ensuring accuracy and delivery to tight deadlines. Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills are required, together with the ability to work proactively with, and influence, both internal and external audiences.

In return, we provide Group Personal Pension scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme, flexi-time working, Life Assurance/Death in Service Benefits, enhanced Annual Leave entitlement and more.

For more information and to apply please visit http://www.i-appoint.co.uk/diabetesuk and complete our downloadable application form. Select the appropriate vacancy and click ‘Apply For Job’.  If not registered already you will be required to register on the i-appoint website.

Please ensure you address the essential criteria in your application’s supporting statement and send your form in good time to reach us by the closing date.

Diabetes UK recognises and respects the value and diversity of all.

[Job] Diabetes UK, Research Communications Officer, ??28k, clos 22 July 2011 #scicomm jobs

[Cross-posted to @ScicommJobs and ScienceDiabetes.posterous.com]

Check me, blogging from work 😉

But I am on semi-official business as this is a Diabetes UK role, in the Research team, which currently belongs to my lovely colleague Katherine who’s off to be the new Research Information Manager at Breast Cancer Campaign. Lucky them, unlucky us…

Previous jobs from us include the following, and don’t forget that our Research Evaluation & Impact Officer role is still open until 13 July.

Diabetes UK

Science Information Officer p/t, ??22.5k, clos 17 Dec   

Media Assistant, ??15k, clos 6 Dec 2010

Research Communications intern (26 July 2010) ??0 (expenses)

Media Officer (29 May 2010) ??27k

Science Information Officer p/t (26 April 2010) ??22.5k

Media & Public Affairs Officer (6 April 2010) ??27k

Research Officer (18 January 2010) ??28k

Diabetes UK

Research Communications Officer

http://www.diabetes.org.uk/About_us/Jobs/Vacancies-/Research-Communications-Officer/ – application form and guide to filling it in can be found in the blue box on the right hand side of this page.

Job Tenure: Permanent
Location: Camden, London
Salary:
 Circa ??28,000 per annum
Application closing date: Friday, 22nd July 2011 (5pm)
Interview date: Monday,1st August 2011

Diabetes is one of the biggest health challenges facing the UK today. Diabetes UK is the country’s largest charity devoted to the care, treatment and improvement of the quality of life for people with diabetes. Our success in supporting people is underpinned by our clear and consistent values relating to high performance, integrity, empowering, valuing others and working together.

In this exciting role within the Research Team, you will be our research content expert and will be responsible for working with members of the Communications Directorate to help manage the communication of research, with a focus on Diabetes UK-funded research, externally through our publications and digital media channels. In addition, you will work internally to support fundraising teams with research-related content and appeals and work closely with Media Relations on diabetes research news stories.

This is a busy, varied and interesting role where you will need to hold a degree in a life-science area, be highly organised and have previous experience and evidence of communicating medical research to the public. You will also possess a passion for working with people, be a true team player and have experience of collabora
ting effectively with people from a range of disciplines.

In return, we provide Group Personal Pension scheme, Childcare Voucher scheme,
flexi-time working, Life Assurance/Death in Service Benefits, enhanced Annual Leave entitlement and more.

To apply please complete our downloadable application form and return via email to recruitment@diabetes.org.uk . Or send via post to 10 Parkway, NW1 7AA.


Please ensure you address the essential criteria in your application’s supporting statement. CVs will not be accepted.

I’ve put that last line in red scary bold because people often don’t do this. And they need to 🙂