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From time to time we look for people to join our team at Allergy UK as we continue to develop the services we provide for people living with allergy. 

Please find current vacancies below:

Operations Director

The British Allergy Foundation, trading as Allergy UK, is the only charity patient organisation that offers support for everyone affected by allergy, including anaphylaxis. Our advice and information covers all health areas related to allergic disease, such as respiratory, dermatology, gastroenterology, ENT, ophthalmology and immunology. We work with patients, healthcare professionals, corporate partners and advisory groups as we work to ensure that everyone affected by allergy to receives the best possible care and support.

The newly created role of Operations Director will be instrumental in turning our strategic objectives into operational plans and in driving change management throughout the charity. The successful applicant will be a proven operations leader who has a record of accomplishment of delivering projects on time and in developing individuals and teams.

If this is a challenge that appeals to you, then please read the full job description carefully before submitting a cover letter, CV and an outline of your suitability against our criteria to

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications that we receive, it is not possible to respond to all applicants individually. Successful candidates will be contacted by Friday 16th February 2018. Interviews will be held in our Sidcup offices on Thursday 22nd February.

We request no contact from agencies.

Microbiologist - Product Testing

The Role

Allergy UK is looking for a microbiologist with scientific expertise in validating test data on products that may be efficient at reducing allergens from the indoor environment. This is a contract position for eight hours per week.

You will be reviewing test data provided by a third party testing facility and writing a report to advise whether the results of that test data are valid, or otherwise, against our relevant testing protocols.

You will have a Master’s degree in microbiology, knowledge of testing procedures and how to assess product performance and thresholds, preferably including understanding reduction of allergens and other aspects required, knowledge of laboratory good working practice (ISO 17025 standards) and containment of hazardous substances, knowledge of how to appraise protocols for testing the range of products in the endorsement programme, and the ability to design and write test protocols to international standards, e.g. IEC, AHAM.

Click here to download the full job description.

To apply, please contact expressing your interest in this role.