Derbyshire
Up to £32000 per annum + plus lease car and company benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Salary: c.£32,000 per annum plus benefits, plus lease car

Location: Home-based

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association has an exciting opportunity for an Area Support Coordinator - East Midlands to join regional team in East Midlands on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months.

About the role

At the MND Association we improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers whilst working towards our vision of a world free from MND. We are looking for a people-focused, highly organised, and innovative Area Support Co-ordinator to join our regional team in East Midlands. This is a home-based role with travel requirements to support Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Lincolnshire.

This is an exciting role that requires a pragmatic, people-orientated approach, focusing on the needs of people living with and affected by MND. You will be a vital contact point for people recently diagnosed with MND; to connect them to support from the MND Association and act as a key link to available services. You will also be a primary support for volunteers, leading and coordinating all aspects of volunteer activity.

Reporting directly to the Head of Region and working closely with them to plan and prioritise, you will be responsible for a designated local area and be part of a larger regional team. The main purpose of the role is threefold:

  • To ensure that people affected by MND are supported and empowered
  • To lead, manage and support teams of volunteers
  • To develop and maintain relationships with local services and their staff

You will be:

  • Passionate about delivering a strong support service
  • Enthusiastic, creative and solutions focused
  • Adept at developing and managing a wide range of relationships
  • A great team player, people person and communicator
  • Able to travel within the area and occasionally work some antisocial hours.

This role will be home-based with regular travel within the designated region. There is an expectation that you will travel nationally when required and to our national office in Northampton.

How to apply?

We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now and submit a supporting statement and CV.

About Us

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised and addressed by wider society.

We operate an hybrid working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.

We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers and stakeholders.

Important Notices

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, psychometric assessments, and competency-based interview/s.

We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.

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Posted on: 25 November 2021
Closing date: 16 December 2021
Job ref: MND1172
Tags: Advice, Information, Volunteer Management
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