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Pulmonary fibrosis is a devastating and incurable disease, which affects 70,00 people in the UK. We support people affected by pulmonary fibrosis and invest in research to find a cure.

We are a young, energetic and ambitious charity.

Do you have the skills and passion we need? If so we want to hear from you.

Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of race, age, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

We currently have 6 positions (1 volunteer) available:

Regional Support Co-Ordinators x 2

  1. Regional Support Co-Ordinator - North England & North Wales
  2. Regional Support Co-Ordinator - South England & South Wales

Salary: £25,000-£32,000 depending on experience, pro-rated

Location: Home based, with travel throughout the region and occasional visits to our national Office in Peterborough.

Area covered: We are looking to appoint two Coordinators, one for North England and into North Wales, and one for South England and into South Wales. You will need to be well placed to travel throughout your region.

Term: permanent, 25 hours per week

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about enabling patients and carers to drive change? We are looking for two exceptional candidates to manage and grow a network of peer support for people living with pulmonary fibrosis, in North England and North Wales, and in South England and South Wales). 

There is no known cure for pulmonary fibrosis, and little support for individuals and families living with the condition. We are passionate about changing that, by funding research to find a cure, campaigning for access to early diagnosis and treatments, and supporting quality of life through good support. But there is so much more to do.

You might be a health professional, have personal experience of pulmonary fibrosis, or have worked with support groups and volunteers in a charity or health context. If you are positive, proactive, creative and organised, have the skills needed to build the network, and excel at engaging patients and carers digitally and in person, we’d love to hear from you!

For further details and how to apply see the job description and appointment brief (below).  

Deadline: 10am on Monday 25 October 2021

Online Interviews: from 1 November 2021

Download the Job description here

Download the Appointment Brief here

Download the Equal Opportunities Form here

Scotland Support Co-Ordinator

Salary:£25,000-£32,000 depending on experience, pro-rated

Location: Home based, with travel throughout your region and occasional visits to our national office in Peterborough.

Area covered: Scotland

Term: 2 year, fixed term contract (with intention to continue beyond this, funding willing)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you passionate about enabling patients and carers to drive change? We are looking for an exceptional candidate to manage and grow a network of peer support for people living with pulmonary fibrosis throughout Scotland.

There is no known cure for pulmonary fibrosis, and little support for individuals and families living with the condition. We are passionate about changing that, by funding research to find a cure, campaigning for access to early diagnosis and treatments, and supporting quality of life through good support. But there is so much more to do.

You might be a health professional, have personal experience of pulmonary fibrosis, or have worked with support groups and volunteers in a charity or health context. If you are positive, proactive, creative and organised, have the skills needed to build the network, and excel at engaging patients and carers digitally and in person, we’d love to hear from you!

For further details and how to apply see the job description and appointment brief (below).

Deadline:10am on Monday 25 October 2021

Online Interviews: from 1 November 2021

Download the Job Description here

Download the Appointment Brief here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Research Officer

Contract:           Permanent, part time, 22.5 hours per week

Salary:               £25,000 to £35,000 dependent on experience, pro-rated.

Pension:            Automatic enrolment to workplace pension unless already an                             active member of a qualifying workplace pension

Holiday:            25 days per holiday year plus 8 bank holidays, pro-rated

Location:          Flexible remote working with occasional travel to national office                             in Peterborough, other locations throughout the UK and abroad.

Hours:               22.5 hours per week.  Normal hours are 9am to 5.30pm with                             flexibility to maintain a good work/life balance. The role will                             involve some out-of-hours work, with time off in lieu.  

Training:            You will be provided with support and training to develop in your                              role, including a dedicated training budget.

This is an exciting time to join an agile and energetic charity with meaningful cause and clear plans for growth.  You will be facilitating our grant funding programme, empowering more patients and families to actively contribute towards a better future through involvement in research, and providing quality research communications to inspire and engage our community.  You will work closely with the research community to ensure that APF is a key partner in enabling relevant and impactful research.  

For further details and how to apply see the job description and appointment brief below:

Deadline: 10am on Monday 01 November 2021

Online Interviews: from 8 November 2021

Download the Job Description here

Download the Appointment Brief here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Trusts & Grants Administrator

Contract: permanent, part time, 20 hours per week.

Salary: £19,000 - £24,000 dependent on experience, pro-rated.

Pension: Automatic enrolment to workplace pension unless already an active member of a qualifying workplace pension.

Holiday:25 days per year (1 Jan to 31 Dec) plus 8 bank holidays, pro-rated.

Location and scope: Home working plus occasional travel to the national office in Peterborough.

Hours: Normal hours are 9am to 5.30pm with flexibility to maintain a good work/ life balance. The role will involve some out of hours work, with time off in lieu.

Other benefits: The ability to flex hours, take ‘time off in lieu’ for extra hours worked, and access training/support for your personal development. Reduced gym membership.

Equipment: Work phone and laptop

For further details and how to apply see the job description and appointment brief below:

Deadline: 10am on Monday 01 November 2021

Online Interviews: from 15 November 2021

Download the Job Description here

Download the Appointment Brief here

Download the Equal Opportunities form here

Office Volunteer

Why do we need you?

At APF we understand how important good administration is. You will be helping to ensure the smooth running of our work so that we make the best use of donations received, more PF patients and carers have good support, and we can fund more research into treatments and a cure. This role will involve working with the current Charity Administrators to assist them in offering administrative support to the whole team.

Your gift of time can be planned to suit you and the needs of the Charity. This role can be flexible and work around your existing commitments. You don’t need to give a lot of time to make a big difference.

Location - You would assist us at our national office in Peterborough

To make an application please provide the following by email to recruitment@actionpf.org with ‘Office Volunteer’ in the subject title.

• Where you saw our advert

• Your CV (no more than three sides)

• Details of two referees: your last or current employer plus a personal referee who has known you for at least two years. Please include their phone and email as well as a brief description of how they know you.

Download the Office Volunteer role description