We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Engagement Officer to join a Locality Impact Directorate in the South West of England, covering Wiltshire.
Position: Engagement Officer
Location: Home based, covering the Wiltshire area
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £24,300 per annum
Contract: This is a 12 month fixed term contract from start date
Benefits: 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (this will increase with service up to 30 days, full time equivalent) cashback and discount scheme, employee assistance programme, learning and development, pension scheme, Life Assurance, season ticket loan, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.
Closing Date: 14 April 2021
Interview Date: 20 April 2021
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic interviews may be held via video conferencing. Please let us know if this will present any challenges when you email your application
Reporting to the Head of Volunteering and Community – South, the Engagement Officer will:
- Be responsible for growing and sustaining the community volunteering footprint for the benefit of people affected by stroke
- Provide support and links with the relevant internal and external stakeholders
- Provide a strong link with and support to local Stroke Ambassadors, Stroke Voluntary Groups and Independent Stroke Clubs across the zone
- Deliver organisational programmes
- Build and report upon a network of local stroke communities by providing local support, regular communications and ensuring national frameworks are embedded
As Engagement Officer you will have a proven track record of supporting and developing groups, volunteers and community partnerships. You will also have a good understanding and experience of working in health, social care and/or voluntary sector.
Please note that this is a home based role. The use of a car with business use cover and the ability to drive is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
To full fill the role you must have the right to work in the U.K
This is an exciting opportunity to work with stroke survivors and their families to support them following stroke and to raise stroke awareness in the local population. The charity offers a host of amazing benefits and flexible working options, with opportunities to progress your career.
About the Organisation
Rebuilding lives after stroke.
Everyone deserves to live the best life they can after stroke. And it’s a team effort to get there. The charity provides specialist support, funds critical research and campaigns to make sure people affected by stroke get the very best care and support to rebuild their lives. Every five minutes, stroke destroys lives. Help us rebuild them and join the team.
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