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Policy Officer (fixed-term)

National Housing Federation
£35,850
Full-time
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Salary: £35,850 to £36,493 (London) / £31,994 (National) per annum Hours: 35 Contract: Fixed-term until January 2025 Benefits: - 27 days annual leave + statutory holidays + 3 closures days over the Christmas period; - Flexible working for all staff including working from home / hybrid working, and flexi-time/TOIL scheme; - Attractive family friendly policies; - Private healthcare cover; - Season ticket loans; - Employee awards, and training and development opportunities. For more information about our benefits please visit our website. Location: London/Bristol - employees are able to work from home on an arrangement agreed with their line manager An exciting opportunity has arisen at the National Housing Federation (NHF) for a fixed-term Policy Officer position due to internal secondment. The NHF is the voice of housing associations in England. We are the trade body to almost 600 housing associations, who have grown from philanthropic roots to provide 2.6 million homes to around 6 million people. You can find further information about the NHF here: https://www.housing.org.uk/about-us/ Interested in applying your skills and knowledge, and working in a fast-paced environment on an important area of housing policy? Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to download the full job profile and person specification for this role. Key elements of the role: - Playing a key role in the work of the policy team – creating briefings, working closely with our members and helping to develop policy ideas and solutions. - Engaging with members and stakeholders to identify and respond to key opportunities and challenges facing the sector, now and in the future. - Keeping up to date with the current policy environment, latest thinking and issues that impact the sector and housing associations. - Providing policy input, support and advice to other parts of the NHF through events and project groups. The successful candidate: The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: - An understanding of the processes policy development, experience of working in a policy team. - Experience of building and developing relationships with stakeholders - Strong analytical and communication skills Equality, diversity and inclusion The NHF has published its equality, diversity and inclusion strategy, which was co-created with staff – https://www.housing.org.uk/about-us/transparency/who-we-are/. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we value the contribution each individual makes to our work. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and are working to increase the diversity profile of our workforce. We are currently under-represented by ethnic minorities, people with a disability or disabilities and LGBT+, and would particularly welcome applications from people in these groups. Disability confident committed employer We are a disability confident committed employer and if you are a disabled person who demonstrates you meet the skills and experience we consider essential for the role, we will offer you an interview. We are happy to consider reasonable adjustments to our recruitment process if you have a disability or have a condition that you feel may affect your performance during the recruitment process. Please email Stephanie Green, People Manager at [email protected] with your request or to arrange a time to discuss in more detail. Our role profile and job advert can also be requested in large print or in accessible format via this email address. Uploading your CV and cover letter If you decide to apply for this role, when requested, please upload a version of your CV that does not include any personal details, such as name, gender, age etc. You should also ensure that you do not add your name at the end of the cover letter. This will help us to shortlist candidates for interview based solely on their knowledge, skills and experience. Right to work in the UK / UK VISA Sponsorship You must have the right to work in the UK and it is important to note that the NHF does not sponsor individuals to work in the UK. Closing date for applications: 6 May 2024 Interview dates: 15 May 2024
Expiry date: 06/05/2024
Policy Officer (fixed-term)
Company
National Housing Federation
Salary
£35,850
Job Type
Full-time
Location
Central London, London, WC1V 6NY
Our Commitments
Disability Confident
Building Diverse Workforces
Flexible Working
Living Wage Employer
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Our Commitments
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