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We need your help to change lives.

Whether you want to take part in an event, volunteer for us or tell us your story – together we're helping to change the lives of millions of people with arthritis and funding research that benefits us all.

Work for us

Arthritis Research UK is the charity leading the fight against arthritis. In fact, we are the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK.

More than one in six people are affected by arthritis, it is the biggest cause of pain and disability in the UK.
We’re working to take the pain away for people living with all forms of the disease, and to help them remain active, doing the things they love.

As an organisation we create the knowledge to change the lives of people with arthritis, from funding research, to educating health care professionals and providing information to people with arthritis and their carers.

Our aim is to fund pioneering, high quality research that will develop the best treatment for and prevention of arthritis in the world.

We receive no government funding, but rely on the generosity and commitment of our supporters to continue funding this world class research.  

Current Vacancies:

Chesterfield Based

Post Room Administrator
Closing date: Sunday, 5 July 2015

Senior Analyst
Closing date: Monday, 13 July 2015

London Based

Policy Officer
Closing date: Tuesday, 14 July 2015


Assistant Shop Manager, Hyde
Closing date: Sunday, 19 July 2015

Shop Manager, Bowthorpe
Closing date: Thursday, 23 July 2015

Two Self Employed Van Drivers one in Ashington & one in Blyth

We are an equal opportunities employer


Our history and achievements

Since Arthritis Research UK was founded in 1936, treatment of arthritis and related conditions has changed beyond recognition. Much of this is as a result of the research we’ve funded.

Fundraising standards

Arthritis Research UK is proud to be a member of the Fundraising Standards Board, and as such we are committed to the principles of honesty, accountability and transparency with regard to fundraising.

Our goals

In 2010 Arthritis Research UK identified 10 key goals which we will be aiming to achieve over the next 10 years.

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.