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As a result of our ambitious five-year strategy and twin goals to double survival and halve the harm that brain tumours cause to quality of life, we have a range exciting roles available at The Brain Tumour Charity.

If you have the passion, drive and determination to help us pick up the pace of progress in the battle to defeat this disease, we'd love to hear from you.

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Our current vacancies are listed below. Please note, we are unable to accept applications without a supporting statement. 

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Optical Engagement Manager

Location: Home-based, South England or Farnborough office (with nationwide travel expected)

Salary: circa £35,000 - £45,000 pa (dependent on experience)

Role duration: Three-year fixed term

We are looking for an Optical Engagement Manager to lead our exciting engagement programme and join our small, fun and dedicated team as we strive to defeat brain tumours.

You’ll need to be a strategic thinker with the ability to plan an engagement programme that’s deliverable across the UK. You’ll have excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and be able to work closely and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for delivering and developing a high-quality engagement programme that ensures optical industry professionals see themselves as partners in the early diagnosis and visual care of those affected by brain tumours.

You will need:

  • previous experience of working as an optometrist or opthalmologist
  • excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels
  • a proven track record of creating cultural, behavioural and working practice change
  • to be a creative thinker, proven multi-tasker and problem solver
  • the flexibility to travel frequently within the UK.

Apply here

Information and Support Officer (Digital Platforms)

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14
Salary: circa £23,000 pa (dependent on experience)
Role duration: Permanent

We are looking for an Information and Support Officer who can bring empathy, enthusiasm and tons of energy to hit the ground running. You will be joining a small, fun and dedicated team who are passionate about defeating brain tumours!

You will be a strong communicator with the ability to engage with a wide range of service users through different channels, crucially with experience of doing so through digital platforms. You will be a problem solver who can see an age old problem and identify a new age solution. We want someone to develop in this role as much as they develop the services around them.

You will be providing both emotional and practical support to our community, combining empathy with the ability to communicate complex, scientific information in accessible and personalised way. Critical to the role is the ability to understand and utilise technology to help us build on our current services.

You will need:

  • experience working on a support or help line, or, in a health care professional or counselling role
  • knowledge of health, the human brain, cancer or brain tumours
  • a track record of using digital platforms to provide support and information
  • excellent research skills with the ability to communicate complicated subject matter to lay audiences
  • proven emotional support skills and the ability to inspire and give hope.

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