This is an exciting opportunity to join the myaware team to lead and develop our support service provision to ensure the highest level of support for our members living with rare neuromuscular condition, myasthenia.
As National Support Manager you will lead a team of five members, including Benefits and Welfare Officer, Counsellor and National Support Co-ordinators. This role is pivotal in the successful creation of a robust 3-year support strategy to deliver existing core support services and develop new ways to reach and support our members.
This role works closely with the CEO and Management team to achieve myaware’s objectives of providing support to our members, funding effective research and raising vital awareness of myasthenia.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience of working within the charity/healthcare sectors and proven management experience.
A keen interest in or a knowledge/experience of charitable support provision is essential. We are a looking for an innovative self-starter to join our small national team of 20 staff. You must be an excellent communicator, with experience of using databases, ability to meet deadlines and work on your own initiative. if this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.
Who are we?
Myaware is the only charity in the UK dedicated solely to the care and support of people affected by myasthenia.
We are working hard to raise awareness of myasthenia, as it is a little-known condition. We provide support for people with myasthenia and their families, whilst offering advice and tips for living with the condition.
We also fund the research that brings us closer to finding a cure as well as funding specialists nurses and advisors.
Members of myaware have full access to a wide range of support services and events including our specialist benefits advisor and telephone or Skype counsellor.
Myaware supports people with myasthenia and their families. We campaign for better medical services for people with myasthenia and work to inform medical professionals.
The myasthenias are a group of neuromuscular conditions. They are rare but also manageable and can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or nationality. Myasthenia gravis, ocular myasthenia and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome are autoimmune conditions whereas congenital myasthenic syndrome is caused by an inherited genetic fault. It is thought that there are approximately 12,000 people currently living with myasthenia in the UK.
- Generous holiday allowance
- Perkbox account (global benefits and rewards platform)
- Group Life Assurance after 6 months of service
- NEST workplace pension scheme
- Free inhouse staff counselling
- Free inhouse staff benefits and welfare advice
- Investment in your personal and professional development
Candidates should submit their CV and covering letter by 5pm on Monday 11th July 2022.
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