MS Society
EH28, Newbridge (Hybrid)
Finsbury Park, Greater London
£16,074 - £18,419 per annum actual (FTE £26,791 - £30,699) per annum plus excellent benefits
Contract, Part-time, Temporary, 6 months fixed term
Job description

Position: Research Administrator
Type: Part-time (21 hours per week) Part-time (21 hours per week)
Contract: 6 months fixed term contract
Location: Office-based in one of our national offices with flexibility to work remotely (occasional requirement to visit our London office)
Salary: Salary:
£16,074 - £18,419 per annum (FTE £26,791 - £30,699) per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band D1

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

We’re looking for a motivated individual to support our Research team in delivering a high-quality and relevant research programme that involves people affected by MS.

Please note this is a part time role 21 hours a week and is a 6 months fixed term contract.

This role involves supporting our research strategy by providing administrative support to allow the smooth running of various activities within the team, including those associated with grant funding, volunteer management and meeting coordination.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop experience in the wide range of activities carried out by our research team. You’ll be joining a supportive and friendly team at an exciting time as we launch a multi-million pound clinical trials platform.

We have an exciting and ambitious organisational and research strategy, based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them. Providing us with a clear and determined focus.

We have big aspirations and we need brilliant people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

Our ultimate goal is to find a cure, but until then, we will do all that we can to enable people with MS to live life, knowing that they do not have to face MS alone.

About us

We offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.

We have a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and us)
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave 
  • Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer’s leave
  • Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans

The MS Society is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on our great history and will drive us towards achieving our mission and vision as we embark on our Every MS Story strategy.

Right to work in the UK

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If we do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.

The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. We currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 6 June 2022


We’d be grateful if you could complete the attached equality and diversity monitoring form and submit it with your application.

We’re a Disability Confident Employer. We’re committed to promoting equality and diversity.  We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where we’re looking to build stronger and better representation among our staff.

As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.  

No agencies please.

Posted on: 23 May 2022
Closed date: 06 June 2022 at 09:00
Job ref: 160834_MS
Tags: Admin, Policy/Research