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This is an outstanding opportunity to join the Motor Neurone Disease Association. We are seeking to appoint one Regional Care Development Adviser for North and West London, salary £31,000 plus car or oyster card + benefits, this is a home based role, working 37 hours a week. This role will cover North and West London which includes Barnet, Camden, Harrow, Brent, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Hammersmith, Ealing, Hounslow, Hillingdon, Enfield and Islington.
As a Regional Care Development Adviser you will be involved in promoting and securing the highest standard of care for people living with MND and their carers. This is achieved through influencing statutory services and raising awareness of their practical and psychological needs amongst health and social care professionals. You will have regular contact with people affected by MND and be able to apply this knowledge to champion their needs with service providers. You will also provide educational opportunities for health and social care professionals within your area. You will have a key role in co-ordinating and delivering the Association’s influencing strategy in your region.
It is essential that you have a health or social care qualification, experience of working within the health/community care sector and an understanding of the impact that a terminal condition has on the lives of the people affected. Experience in promoting and managing educational opportunities and of working with volunteers would be advantageous.
You will be part of a highly motivated regional team, working single handed on a day-to-day basis, with excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to self-manage.
Candidates must live within the designated area.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a fatal disease of the brain and central nervous system. It leaves people locked into a failing body, unable to move, walk and talk. The mind is usually unaffected. In the UK, five people die every day of MND.
The MND Association exists to ensure that people with MND can achieve the highest quality of life possible, and to fund and promote research to bring an end to MND. We have over 3000 active volunteers, 140 staff and an annual income of £14m.
The MND Association believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.
For more information on this role please click Apply now to visit our website.
Closing date is: 4 January 2013
Interview date is: 22 January 2013