Penny Brohn UK

Help change life with cancer. For good

Head of People & Culture

Job Ref:          HOPC395

Job Title:         Head of People and Culture

Hours:             37 hours per week, part-time or flexible working applications are encouraged

Salary:             £35-43,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time hours)

Contract:         Permanent

Location:         Flexible working applications will be considered

Regular visits to Penny Brohn UK Head Office in Bristol will be expected

Benefits:          30 days holiday per year + bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time hours)

Proven ability to deliver develop and implement People & Culture strategies that enable organisational growth? Experienced in developing policies and working practice that underpin inclusive organisational cultures? Able to act as a business partner across all parts of the employee life-cycle? Ready to join an exceptional team making a huge difference to people with cancer across the UK? This might be the role for you….

Through our team of cancer support experts (which includes doctors, nutritionists, counsellors and exercise therapists), Penny Brohn UK helps people with cancer to feel more physically and emotionally able to manage the impacts of their diagnosis and treatment, be more in control of their choices and have the best quality of life possible. By making our services freely available, our aim is for all people with cancer to be able to access the high-quality support they need.

Having recently celebrated our 40th birthday we have now set ourselves some bold ambitions for the future. You, in the role of Head of People & Culture, will be pivotal in Penny Brohn UK achieving our goals. With particular focus on developing organisational values, culture, and working practice that enable Penny Brohn UK to be culturally rich and culturally intelligent, you will also lead on ensuring that all Penny Brohn UK colleagues feel safe, healthy and able to reach their full potential. Reporting to the CEO and as part of the Senior Leadership Team, you and your team will act as internal advisors across the organisation and the employee lifecycle.

A successful People/Culture/HR professional, you will understand how to develop and implement strategies that support wide-reaching organisational objectives.  You will have experience in leading equality, diversity and inclusivity programmes and on supporting organisations through transformational change. Your leadership and communication skills will be outstanding. Above all, you will bring energy to this incredibly special role, have the ability to build strong connections and have a passion for your work and making a difference.

At Penny Brohn UK, we are committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout the organisation.  We are proactively taking action to support EDI and Wellbeing to support our ethos of creating a diverse culture that is reflective of both our employees and the lived experience of all communities touched by cancer. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds regardless of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Thank you for considering Penny Brohn UK, we look forward to hearing from you!

For further details with regards to the role, please see the attached job description.

Application Process

Please send your CV along with a covering letter, detailing your relevant skills and experience in order to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the role along with a completed diversity and equal opportunities form to  For further information or queries, please contact the HR department via the same email address.


Timetable for appointment

Closing date:               Tues 19 July at 9.00am (Deadline extended)

First Interview:             Fri 29 July at the National Centre in Pill

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