Caritas Diocese of Salford is the principal social action agency of the Catholic Diocese. Our mission is to put Love Into Action.
We help those across Greater Manchester and Lancashire experiencing poverty, disadvantage and discrimination to transform their lives with dignity. We provide a practical response to those in crisis, suffering hardship or who are at risk. We rebuild lives for the long-term, enabling people to live in a safe, healthy and secure environment. We call for a better, more just world, where the voices of the poor are heard and acted upon and positively influence the systems, decisions
and resources that affect those in need.
ADVOCACY, POLICY & RESEARCH COORDINATOR
37.5 hours per week
SCP28-32 £33,241 – £36,863
BASED AT CARITAS HOUSE M4, WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO WORK FLEXIBLY
The newly created post of Advocacy, Policy & Research Coordinator will play a central role enabling our work of improving the lives and opportunities of those experiencing poverty, disadvantage and isolation by better engaging and influencing key stakeholders to change policies, structures and systems.
Working closely with the Director and Senior Team, you will lead on and resource the creation and delivery of Caritas advocacy, policy and research work and commit to the expansion of our activity in this area.
You’ll be an excellent communicator, self motivated, committed and reliable. You’ll be able to develop and produce evidence based, high quality policy briefings and research projects in support of advocacy objectives, using a range of tactics. You will resource and co-ordinate advocacy activity working across our services, putting people who are facing crisis and challenge at the heart of what you do.
This is a brilliant opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of those suffering with poverty, discrimination and isolation and enable a clear plan of activity to over come this.
An appropriate professional qualification and / or relevant experience is essential.
Closing date: Thursday, 7 July 2022 at 10am
Interview: Monday, 18 July 2022 (PLEASE CONFIRM ON APPLICATION IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE ON THIS DATE)
Caritas follows Safer Recruitment practices and this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure & Barring Service check.
To apply, please visit our website www.caritassalford.org.uk for an application pack or if you would like to discuss the role with the Director then contact Hannah Murphy by e-mail on email@example.com
Please note we do not accept applications via agencies or CVs.
Caritas Diocese of Salford is an equal opportunities employer.
Registered Charity Number: 1125808