We are looking for two Policy, Research and Projects Officers to support the work of the National Care Forum, the leading voice for not for profit care providers. NCF supports its members to improve social care provision and enhance the quality of life, choice, control and well-being of people who use care services. We work directly with not for profit providers of care and support services across the UK offering a wide range of services including, home care, housing with care, day care, intermediate care, outreach, dementia care, residential and nursing care, and specialist provision for all adults and older people.

The roles offer an exciting opportunity to work within the not for profit care sector. The roles are varied and include supporting our members, contributing to influencing/ thought leadership work, project management and support across a range of innovative projects.

We are looking for:

 Excellent project management skills
 Strong policy, research and analysis skills
 Excellent literacy, digital literacy and communication skills
 Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work effectively in partnership
 Ability to work as a member of a team
 And an interest in the care sector

We are looking for two excellent candidates – ideally one based in the West Midlands (Coventry office available or home based) and one home based in the North West or Yorkshire and Humberside. However, location can be flexible for the right candidate. Regular travel and overnight stays are likely to be part of both roles.

The posts are full time, and salary is £32,000.

CLOSING DATE: 3 October 2019


For an informal discussion about this role please contact Liz Jones, NCF Policy Director, from 23 September: 07748 411679  [email protected]


Policy, Research and Projects Officer Job Description

Policy, Research & Projects Officer Application Form