Health literacy

Working in the Health sector? Join our team!

Join our team!

The CILIP Information Literacy Group has an exciting opportunity to join the team as our Health Sector Representative; the role offers a great opportunity to become more involved with the work of the ILG, learn new skills, network, and help advocate for information literacy.

The role

We currently have a vacancy for a Health Sector Representative. This role is the focal point of liaison between the health sector and ILG. They work with the health sector to maintain and raise the profile of ILG and information literacy as a whole.

Who can apply

We are looking for applicants with experience of supporting the diverse information literacy needs of the healthcare sector. Knowledge of information literacy initiatives in the sector would be important.

Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP) and be based in the UK. Applicants should be members of CILIP (or willing to join). Please note that this is a voluntary position, and there is no remuneration related to the post.

We particularly welcome applications from under-represented communities and sectors. Candidates from BAME or other minority or under-represented communities may be eligible for free CILIP membership. Please contact for details.

Role description and person specification – please note this role description applies to all sector representatives. The vacant position is for someone working in health libraries.

How to apply

Applications should include the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement detailing your experience and how you meet the person specification
  • Statement of support from your line manager.

Please send the above to by end of Monday, April 22nd, 2024. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible after this date.

If you have any questions about the Health Sector Representative role, please do not hesitate to contact us at

We look forward to hearing from you!

Role description and person specification

Find out more about the work of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, including how to become a member

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