London, Greater London

£21,000 - £23,500 per year (pro rata for 4 days per week)

Permanent, Part-time

About the organisation

Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity for the 70,000 people living with muscle-wasting conditions in the UK.  We bring together people affe... Read more

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the development of the Trailblazers Employability Project by building relationships with new corporate and public sector partners and coordinating existing relationships with a view to obtaining external work experience placements for young disabled people.

Applicants

The successful applicant should be a good communicator in both written and oral form, the ability to manage a number of activities at one time and experience of building relationships and working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Expectation in the role

  • Manage existing, and build new relationships with corporate partners taking part in our Employability Project.
  • To handle the UK wide recruitment and management of young disabled people taking part in our Employability Project.
  • To support with our work on employment policy for disabled people.

Please download the job description to see full role responsibilities.  Please note this is part time role for 4 days per week.

About us

Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity bringing individuals, families and professionals together to fight muscle-wasting conditions. We bring together more than 60 rare and very rare progressive muscle-weakening and wasting conditions, affecting around 70,000 children and adults in the UK.

Benefits

We appreciate the range of skills and experience our staff have to offer. In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we commit to actively developing and supporting you. We also offer a range of benefits including pension, life assurance, season ticket loan, ride to work scheme, health cash plan, and an employee assistance programme.

Location

This role is based at our office in Southwark, London. It is within a short walking distance of Southwark and Borough Tube stations. It is also a short distance from Waterloo Station, London Bridge Station and Blackfriars Station. We are also a 5 minute walk from the Tate Modern and Southbank, perfect place to go for lunch during the warm summer months.

In order to apply, please click on the Apply Now button and send your CV with a covering letter detailing why you are best suited for the role.

Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications we receive we will only contact candidates that are shortlisted for interview. Therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please note your application has been unsuccessful.