Position: Regional Development Officer (South East)
Type: Full time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Home based in either Kent, Surrey, Sussex or Hampshire
Salary: £33,273 - £37,839 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E, Level 2
Department: Community Networks
This charity ensures that people living with MS are at the centre of everything they do. And it’s this commitment that unites them across the UK.
Their work is based on the hopes and aspirations of the MS community. Together they campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Their people are their greatest asset and the key to their success. They offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
The role of Regional Development Officer (South East) is one of 9 Regional Development Officers within the organisation’s new Regional Development team which is part of their wider Community Networks team.
As part of the Regional Development team your role will be to develop the charity’s local community presence across the South East of England, developing awareness of and engagement with the MS community by the wider community.
As a Regional Development Officer, you’ll support their local volunteer groups to develop new partnerships, share good practice, respond to local need and engage with the wider community. This includes the development of events and services, with MS professionals and local groups where appropriate, to engage the community in their work.
You’ll play an important role working in partnership with local group volunteers and the MS Community to incorporate their needs and views into the charity’s work and will provide guidance and support to their local volunteers when developing local group services.
The role also focuses on developing the connections with communities they currently under-engage with and to support the development of informal groups within the MS community, and the charity’s relationship with them.
The post-holder will have experience of working alongside end-users in the coproduction of services or activities, and a commitment to the principles of coproduction; experience of managing the delivery of activity plans in partnership with volunteers, as well as experience of partnership working to improve local services and outcomes for beneficiaries.
The post will cover the following areas:
Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Guernsey and there will be occasional travel to London.
As this role covers large geographical areas you will need to hold a full driving licence and have access to a car.
The organisation offer 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
The charity is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on their great history and will drive them towards achieving their mission and vision as they embark on their new 5 year strategy.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 26 April 2021
How to apply
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Our client is committed to promoting equality and diversity.
No agencies please.