Remote
Edinburgh
£31,750 - £34,000 per year
Temporary, 1 year fixed term contract, Full-time
Job description

Myeloma UK is the only organisation in the UK dealing exclusively with the blood cancer myeloma and related conditions. We are committed to bringing together the best and brightest people to help us ensure that every patient has an empowered present and a hopeful future. We currently have a vacancy for an Early Diagnosis Senior Projects Officer to join our Healthcare Advocacy Services Team.

To realise our long-term ambition to make myeloma history, we relentlessly pursue better outcomes for myeloma patients and patients with related conditions through a comprehensive early diagnosis programme, a unique research portfolio, our treatment access strategy, information and support services, and healthcare improvement services.

The Early Diagnosis Senior Projects Officer role provides a rewarding opportunity to contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of a range of early diagnosis projects and initiatives directed towards, or with, healthcare professionals.  The post holder will support healthcare professionals in their roles; facilitate best practice; improve awareness and education; elicit their perspectives and preferences and increase engagement with Myeloma UK.

The role holder should be educated to degree level with experience in delivering pieces of work to time, budget and to a high standard as well as experience in report writing for and presentation giving to different audiences and preparing action plans, business cases and marketing materials.  You will require to understand the principles of effective communication and relationship building and an understanding of accreditation processes or other quality systems.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels both internally and externally, including presentation skills, strategic thinking and problem -solving skills and attention to detail are essential for this role.  You will need to be self-motivated and able to work independently and creatively, have the ability to manage a wide range of tasks and work well under pressure and have a commitment and desire to make a difference for myeloma patients and their families.

Previous experience of working in the NHS and/or healthcare, working in the charity sector and working on cancer and/or myeloma type of projects would be an advantage for this role.


The role is a full-time, 1 year fixed term post which is currently home based, with hub-based office days, however we do consider flexibility on location. 

If you think you would be a great fit for this role, please send your CV and supporting statement.  Applications close on 11 October 2021 and interviews will be held on 22 October 2021.

 

Refreshed on: 03 October 2021
Closed date: 11 October 2021
Job ref: 21/26
Tags: Advice, Information, Policy/Research

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