Policy and Research Manager
3-4 days per week
Circa £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on skills and experience
We are currently recruiting for a Policy and Research Manager to join our team. The Policy and Research Manager acts as the BAcC’s expert on all matters related to acupuncture research, providing advice and consultation to key internal and external stakeholders. They should be a practicing (or recently practicing) acupuncturist with a traditional acupuncture qualification, 10+ years’ experience, and a strong academic and research background. This is a critical position for the BAcC and the post-holder will be key to maintaining the organisation’s reputation in the field, and will have a strong professional reputation and network. Candidates should be either a current member of the BAcC or be willing to become one.
For further details about the BAcC history and structure, please see the candidate pack and for full details on the role please see the job description and person specification. The closing date for applications is 1 March at 5pm. Video interviews will take place on 8 March and we ask that candidates keep this date free.
About the British Acupuncture Council
The BAcC is the leading self-regulatory body for the practice of traditional acupuncture in the UK. We are a member-led organisation with just under 3,000 traditional acupuncturist members, governed by a Governing Board. The specialist staff team deliver membership services and support members to maintain professional standards. We provide our members with a wide range of services to facilitate their practice and we also act for the traditional acupuncture profession as a whole.
The BAcC was one of the first organisations to become a Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Accredited Register. The Accredited Register scheme is designed to recognise that an accredited organisation maintains high standards of training, safe practice and professional conduct where the operational sector is not covered by statutory regulation.