Full application pack

Reporting to: Director of Services
Salary: £25-30k (depending on experience)
Type: 37 Hours. Flexible working pattern – remote and hybrid working available.
Base: The Encephalitis Society Office - 32 Castlegate, Malton, YO17 7DT

The primary focus of this role is to develop and manage the Society’s information for our lay and scientific audiences. They will be responsible for achieving and maintaining our information accreditation and overseeing key aspects of our research activities.


Information Resources
• Develop and maintain our information resources such as guides and factsheets utilising research and our scientific panel.
• Achieve and maintain our information accreditation.
• Maintain and update information and research sections of the website.
• Manage research requests (research currently recruiting).
• Analyse and understand the impact of information resources.
• Produce illness-related articles for members Newsletter.
• Turn complex clinical information into clear and concise copy for our communication channels, ensuring information is culturally relevant and accessible.
• Keep up-to-date with developments around patient information resources, including accessibility.

Scientific Information Resources

• Create two Professional Newsletters annually.
• Support and produce monthly Professional Member mailouts.
• Produce the annual Research Summary.
• Create lay articles of scientific information for staff and membership.

Scientific Advisory Panel

• Support and service the Scientific Panel.
• Create opportunities with the panel for training with the staff and volunteers.

Encephalitis Conference and Research Exchange

• Assist with event administration.
• Oversee the administration of conference bursaries and prizes.

Research Funding

• Oversee administration for our research funding including our PhD’s, Seed Funding.

Communication Campaigns

• Support and contribute to the Research Month campaign.
• Support and contribute to the Information Week campaign.

Other Duties

• You must be able to prioritise & manage your own workload effectively.
• To conform to health and safety legal requirements and to report dangerous incidents or accidents or potential hazards to line             management.
• Trained in Safeguarding to uphold our safe culture.
• To carry out any other duties associated with the responsibilities of this post.
• To ensure the professional development of oneself through appropriate training.
• To undergo necessary training in order to fulfil the requirements of their job.
• The post holder will be expected to undertake other tasks that may reasonably be required.
• You do not have any line management responsibilities.

Please send your CV and supporting statement, telling us why you would like to join our Team to [email protected] by noon on Friday 27th May 2022. We would encourage you to have an informal discussion before you apply - please call or email Alina Ellerington, Director of Services on 01653 692583 or email [email protected]