Imagine not being able to move, sleep, or smile. Feeling anxious or depressed and struggling to think or remember. Your body not feeling like your own. This is what Parkinson's can feel like.
Every hour, two people in the UK are told they have Parkinson's - a brain condition that turns lives upside down, leaving a future full of uncertainty. Parkinson’s UK is a people-powered movement. Together we will find the cure, and improve life for everybody affected by Parkinson’s. Join us!
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the charity for a Virtual Learning Administrator to provide support to the Education team. The team create, provide and delivers predominantly online/virtual education for health and care professionals that support people affected by Parkinson’s.
What you'll do:
● Develop and maintain appropriate data collection, database and filing systems as required to ensure accurate recording of all participant information. This includes course enrolments and feedback survey data/information.
● Act as the first point of contact in relation to Parkinson’s UK online modules dealing with enquiries from prospective participants, involving colleagues as appropriate.
● Schedule to ensure appropriate communications are sent to participants before, during and after courses, such as sending out webinar reminders.
● Complete all required scheduled regular tasks on time and provide reports as required.
● Monitor information and content in the Moodle based Learning Management System (LMS), checking for and correcting broken hyperlinks, checking course participation, monitoring account use, deleting accounts and occasional manual enrolment. Training on this will be provided.
● Act as Digital Devolution Lead for the Education team taking responsibility for updating and developing web pages, monitoring and reporting on analytics (working closely with the Education Manager) and supporting the team. Training on this will be provided.
● Provide administrative support to all education programmes as required.
What you'll bring:
● Excellent IT skills and the confidence to learn to use new technology quickly.
● Ability to prioritise own workload effectively and enable others to meet challenging deadlines.
● A keen interest in e-learning and health and social care in the field of Parkinson’s.
● Experience of operating in a modern digital workplace.
● Experience and understanding of GDPR rules and data handling.
● Excellent time management and organisational skills, the ability to follow direction and work on your own initiative.
● Ability to contribute positively to the directorate and team meetings, team working and implementing organisational priorities.
This is an exciting time for Parkinson’s UK and we would love you to join us!
Interviews will be held 15 March 2021
Please note: The successful candidate will also be required to provide their own broadband service with a minimum download speed of 2Mb