This is an exciting and challenging opportunity. You will be responsible for working with local volunteer groups and other local networks partners to increase the reach and impact of the MS Society's services and support for people with and affected by MS, ensuring that local groups and other local networks deliver in line with quality standards and follow MS Society policies and procedures.
Position: Local Networks Officer (South)
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Home-based in Hampshire, Wiltshire or Dorset
Salary: £32,717 - £37,206 plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Grade E, Level 2
Department: Services & Support, Local Networks
At the MS Society, we make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything we do. And it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.
Our work is based on the hopes and aspirations of our MS community. Together we campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.
Our people are our greatest asset and the key to our success. We offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.
About this job
As a Local Network Officer you will have excellent interpersonal skills, a commitment to achieving goals and an understanding of impact and performance measurement and its importance in service development.
You will be able to demonstrate experience of working with teams of volunteers involved in managing and delivering services; experience of increasing the reach, effectiveness or impact of a service and an understanding of change cycles and experience of working through change.
The post will cover the following areas:
Hampshire and Dorset although there will be some travel across the whole of the South area and occasional travel to London.
You will be joining the Society at an exciting stage of its development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.
We offer 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), a 35 hour working week, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.
As these roles cover large geographical areas a full driving license and everyday access to a car are essential.
Closing date: 9am on Monday 23rd September 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019
How to apply
In order to apply for this role, please submit an updated CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the criteria as set out in the person specification in the attached job description.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity. We would be grateful if you could complete our equality and diversity monitoring form on our website and submit it with your application.
No agencies please.