Policy Advice and Support Officer


Job Description

Job description

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and trade union for doctors and medical students in the UK. It has a prominent and influential position at the very heart of current debate over the future of healthcare provision.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Policy Advice and Support Officer to join our Workforce and Innovation team until May 2021. Successful candidate will be working remotely initially.

In your new role you will:
-work closely with the BMA`s democratic structures to gather evidence, develop policy solutions, advice and guidance and deliver policy change
-support the team to deliver its work programme which includes NHS staffing, IT and digital transformation and workforce wellbeing and retention
-provide expert policy advice and guidance to a variety of audiences including senior staff, committees, chief officers and members
-research, analyse and develop policy proposals, produce briefings, guidance and other practical support materials and represent the BMA at external meetings and events
-provide policy support to BMA committees looking at workforce and IT issues

To succeed in this role, you will need:
-experience of evidence-based policy development in a health or health-related context.
-excellent writing, research and data analytic skills
-experience of working on workforce and IT policy is not essential, however you must be keen to learn and develop expertise in the team`s policy areas
-to be eager to take opportunities to work with members and colleagues from across the BMA and contribute to the team in a constructive manner

In return you will receive:
-27 days holidays plus 1 company day and public holidays
-double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
-season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
-additional flexible benefits.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please submit your application through our website https://www.bma.org.uk/what-we-do/working-at-the-bma/job-vacancies-at-the-bma

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