Below are a list of current vacancies at Heart Research UK.

£32,000

 

Full-time / 12-month maternity contract

 

Home based (with some travel to Leeds)

 

Here at Charity Horizons we are delighted to be supporting Heart Research UK in their search for a Health Promotions and Education Specialist to join the team at this crucial time. Heart Research UK have been helping hearts for over 50 years and have, to date, invested £25m into research across the UK. People now live longer as a result of the advancements in prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease that have been made possible by this incredible charity.

 

We are looking for an individual to take on the accountability for the development and coordination of the charity’s varied health education programmes. As Health Promotions Education Specialist you will be responsible for both developing new educational content, and also ensuring the existing resources are relevant and up to date. The role will be varied and interesting, involving the delivery of presentations, development of promotional materials and appearances in the media. Working on specific projects, you will be required to monitor and record progress and outcomes involving the analysis of data and report writing, as required.

 

To be considered for this opportunity you should come to us with at least 2 years experience working in a health promotion role and have a background/qualification in sports science, physiology, nutrition or public health. You should be experienced in interpreting up-to-date, complex scientific information and have an ability to present this complex information in an accessible format to suit varying audiences. Additionally, you should have an excellent understanding of coronary heart disease and a sound knowledge of the national curriculum for schools. A strong and confident communicator, you should be experienced in public speaking and networking and possess strong organisational skills and an exceptional eye for detail.

 

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to facilitate the invaluable work of this national charity so you should be both passionate and determined, and be committed to the values and mission of this life-changing organisation.

 

To register your interest, or find out more, please contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons and send your CV to jobs@charityhorizons.co.uk. Please click here to download a copy of the Job Description. The application deadline is 20th November, however the position may close early due to anticipated volumes of response – an early expression of interest is therefore advisable! Please note we are currently recruiting for 2 similar roles with differing contract lengths, if you wish to be considered for both positions then please indicate both reference numbers in your application.

 

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

£32,000

 

Full-time / Permanent

 

Leeds, with some home working

 

Here at Charity Horizons we are delighted to be supporting Heart Research UK in their search for a Health Promotions Coordinator to join the team at this crucial time. Heart Research UK have been helping hearts for over 50 years and have, to date, invested £25m into research across the UK. People now live longer as a result of the advancements in prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease that have been made possible by this incredible charity.

 

We are looking for an individual to take on the accountability of coordinating the health promotions activity for the Health Promotion and Education team. As Health Promotions Coordinator you will be responsible for developing and effectively communicating health promotion and lifestyle advice to a wide audience including individuals, groups, stakeholders and the media. Among other tasks, you will provide invaluable support to enable people to make informed choices about nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle habits in order to prevent the development of coronary heart disease. Coordinating and delivering specific programmes, this role will be both varied and rewarding and play an integral role in the execution of some of the charity’s most important projects.

 

To be considered for this opportunity you should come to us with at least 2 years experience working in a health promotion role and have a background/qualification in nutrition, dietetics or public health. You should be experienced in interpreting up-to-date, complex scientific information and have an ability to present this complex information in an accessible way to suit varying audiences. Additionally, you should have an excellent understanding of the risk factors for coronary heart disease and strategies for addressing the barriers to behaviour change. A strong and confident communicator, you should be experienced in public speaking and networking and possess strong organisational skills and an exceptional eye for detail.

 

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to facilitate the invaluable work of this national charity so you should be both passionate and determined, and be committed to the values and mission of this life-changing organisation.

 

To register your interest, or find out more, please contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons and send your CV to jobs@charityhorizons.co.uk. Please click here to download a copy of the Job Description. The application deadline is 20th November, however the position may close early due to anticipated volumes of response – an early expression of interest is therefore advisable! Please note we are currently recruiting for 2 similar roles with differing contract lengths, if you wish to be considered for both positions then please indicate both reference numbers in your application.

 

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

£25,000

 

Full-time / Permanent

 

Leeds, with some home working

 

Here at Charity Horizons we are delighted to be supporting Heart Research UK in their search for an Executive Assistant to join the team at this crucial time. Heart Research UK have been helping hearts for over 50 years and have, to date, invested £25m into research across the UK. People now live longer as a result of the advancements in prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease that have been made possible by this incredible charity.

 

We are looking for an experienced Executive Assistant to join the organisation, supporting both the CEO and board of trustees as they lead and govern the charity to enable it to continue its invaluable work. The role will be varied and interesting and will primarily require the successful candidate to provide a range of support to the Chief Executive and senior team including: managing diaries, minuting meetings, undertaking research for specialist projects, supporting the induction of new staff and arranging travel. The role will also involve compiling and circulating papers for board meetings, and generally supporting the trustees with meeting organisation and the provision of information as required. Acting as health and safety officer for the organisation, the successful candidate will also have some HR accountability and support with general office and event administration making this a hugely varied and interesting role.

 

To be considered for this integral role within the organisation you should come to us with at least 2 years experience operating within a similar senior administrative role. Although experience working within a charitable organisation and engaging directly with a board would certainly be advantageous, we are happy to consider applicants looking to transfer their skills into a charitable setting from an alternative sector. Most importantly, you must be a highly organised and skilled administrator with an exceptional eye for detail and a methodical approach to work. A strong and confident communicator, you should possess excellent IT skills and be comfortable working to deadlines and in a target driven environment.

 

This role provides a wonderful opportunity to enable this national charity to continue its invaluable work so you should be both passionate and determined, and be committed to the values and mission of this life-changing organisation.

 

To register your interest, or find out more, please contact Charlie or Leanne at Charity Horizons and send your CV to jobs@charityhorizons.co.uk. Please click here to download a copy of the Job Description. The application deadline is 20th November, however the position may close early due to anticipated volumes of response – an early expression of interest is therefore advisable!

 

Charity Horizons is an equal opportunities employer and as such actively promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable candidates irrespective of age, disability, hidden disability, race or national origin, religion or belief, gender, gender expression, political view, sexual orientation, medical condition and pregnancy.

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