Regional Development Officer (East Midlands)
Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2022, Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Location: Home-based contract in either Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, or Oxfordshire
Salary: £33,273 - £37,839 per annum plus car and broadband allowance
Salary Band: Band E, Level 2
Department: Community Networks
Our client makes sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us 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.
The people at this charity are the 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 (East Midlands) is one of 9 Regional Development Officers within the new Regional Development team which is part of the wider Community Networks team.
As part of the Regional Development team your role will be to develop the local community presence across the East Midlands of England, developing awareness of and engagement with the MS community by the wider community.
As a Regional Development Officer, you’ll support 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 our work.
You’ll play an important role working in partnership with the local group volunteers and the MS Community to incorporate their needs and views into the work and will provide guidance and support to local volunteers when developing local group services.
The role also focuses on developing connections with communities that the charity currently under-engage with and to support the development of informal groups within the MS community, and relationships 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: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, and Oxfordshire.
As this role covers large geographical areas, you’ll need to hold a full driving licence and have access to a car.
The charity offers 35 days annual leave (including bank holidays), travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
Our client is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on their great history and will drive towards achieving their mission and vision as they embark on their new 5 year strategy.
Closing Date: 9am on Monday 6th December 2021
Interview Date: Wednesday 15th December 2021
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