We focus on four complex health issues more prevalent in urban areas
With the Social Progress Imperative, we've developed the first neighbourhood level, health-focused social progress index of its kind.
With Wellcome Trust
We want to hear from you.
We are recruiting for three Programme Support Officers on a temporary, 7-month contract. You will support one of the Impact on Urban Health programme teams to effectively manage a large group of partners and projects, to deliver impactful health equity work.
W/C 11th December
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Impact on Urban Health is part of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Foundation. Our collective mission is to build the foundations of a healthier society.
As a member of the team, you have a real opportunity to shape our work and the impact we can have. This is fuelled by our desire to be more than the sum of our parts. We’re curious, we think big and we’re not afraid to take risks.
As part of our team, you will work alongside talented people from a mix of personal and professional backgrounds. We are a Living Wage employer and support flexible working, part-time roles and job shares. Though our ambitions are serious, this is a friendly place to work with lots of opportunities to meet and socialise with colleagues. We believe there is immense power in diversity and aim to recruit and nurture talent who think and act differently.
There is more information on our working with us page, where you can find out:
Impact on Urban Health have built a portfolio of programmes that demonstrate the power of long-term approaches to complex health issues in urban environments. We focus our efforts on the London boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark, working in partnership with residents, local and national government, community, and private sector partners to improve the health of local residents. By doing this, we aim to influence others in the UK and internationally to create better health.
The programmes focus on childhood obesity, multiple long-term conditions, the health effects of air pollution and children’s mental health and are all at different stages of development.
We have three exciting opportunities to join Impact on Urban Health as a Programme Support Officer on a 7-month fixed term contract. This is a new role to the business, established to provide essential support to our Portfolio Managers, they are responsible for building part of a programme strategy, co-develop projects with partners, and make recommendations for funding these projects.
As a Programme Support Officer, you will work with a team of 3-6 portfolio managers providing vital support across three main areas. These are: Grant management support, management of a portfolio of partnerships, support with timebound projects, e.g. desk-based research and project management.
At Impact on Urban Health, we are dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work. Cultivating a highly skilled and diverse workforce is pivotal to fulfilling our mission. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 11th December 2023.
Our team bring together a unique combination of expertise, skills and drive to meet our ambition of making cities healthier places for everyone to live in.
Who we are
Our purpose and values as an employer.
Our focus on complex health issues that disproportionately impact people living in cities.