We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Engagement Officer to join the Locality Impact directorate and lead on Engagement in their area.
Position: Engagement Officer
Location: Homebased, Northern Ireland with extensive travel across the locality area
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: Circa £24,300 per annum
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, Eye Care vouchers, Long Service Award, Tax-free childcare, Health Cash Plan, Working Pattern Agreement, flexible working opportunities available.
Closing Date: 30 July 2021
Interview Date: To be confirmed
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 Service and Delivery Manager, the Engagement Officer will work with colleagues across the locality to deliver against engagement activity including supporting the development of the Group Network, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including groups, partners, stroke survivors and carers in the locality.
Key responsibilities will include:
- Support delivery against the community volunteering strategy for the locality
- Building and maintaining key relationships with key stakeholders
- Enable peer support and self-sustaining stroke communities to flourish in the locality
- Provide management to volunteers and volunteer managers
- Support delivery of a localised approach to addressing health inequalities
- Volunteer recruitment
You will have experience/understanding of:
- Managing and developing volunteers
- Working in partnership with other organisations, ideally in voluntary, health and social care
- Developing support using co-production with service users
- Supporting groups and developing networks
The ability to travel extensively across the locality is essential to be able to fulfil the requirements of the role.
To fulfil the requirements of the role you must abide and have the right to work in the U.K.
Please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages demonstrating how you meet the person specification and what you bring to the role in terms of your skills and experience. Please state any preferences for flexible options in your covering letter.
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. In return 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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