Work for the British Society for Haematology, the UK's largest UK haematology organisation and the only society to cover all aspects of the specialty.

Our purpose is to transform patient care through excellence in haematology. We do this through online education, our journal, our clinical guidelines, our Annual Meeting and other events.

We are a professional membership body and registered charity.

Whatever your role, you will develop your skills in a supportive and friendly environment and, working as part of a small team, you will have plenty of opportunities to make an impact.

What we offer

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Generous pension provision
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Interest-free season ticket loan for travel
  • Opportunities to attend conferences and training days to progress your career


Education and Guidelines Officer, 1 year contract

Education and Guidelines Officer

Contract:                    1-year contract

Salary:                        £31,000

Reports to:                  Head of Education & Guidelines Programme Manager

Place of Work:             BSH Headquarters, 100 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PF (hybrid working)

Hours:                         35 hours per week (this role is split between guidelines: 21 hours and education: 14 hours)

Role Purpose

This role will be split between the Guidelines and Education teams.

The main role of the BSH Guidelines is to provide haematologists with up-to-date advice on the diagnosis and treatment of haematological disease and also on laboratory haematology practice, primarily by the production of evidence-based guidelines.

The overall purpose is to provide educational training to haematologists. Our activities include running up to 10 events and courses per year including our flagship Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) held in April. There are two committees that govern the outcomes of these events.

The Role

The role is to organise and liaise with the relevant personnel and stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of BSH Guidelines and Education.

 The post-holder is expected to work autonomously most of the time although the Senior Education Officer, Senior Guidelines Officer and Chairs of the relevant committees as well as the Guidelines Programme Manager will provide direction and advice as required.

The post-holder needs to comfortable requesting information from senior medical staff and chasing them if it is not forthcoming.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Strong project management and administration
  • An excellent level of IT and AV literacy including standard MS Office applications, analytical and data visualisation software, SharePoint, doodle-polls and video/audio/image editing.
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise work and work to deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people at all levels
  • Ability to build and maintain a strong rapport and good collaborative relationships with volunteers and staff

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for the full job responsibilities and person specification.

How to Apply  

Interested? Please apply by submitting an up-to-date CV and covering letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining your suitability for the role according to the job description and person specification.

In your letter, please ensure that you cover the experience/skillset required in the person specification with clear examples of what you have achieved. Your application will not be considered without a cover letter.  

Closing date:  21st April at 11.59pm 

Interview dates: Anticipated to be held during weeks commencing 1st May.