MS Society
MS Society

Charity number 1139257

At the MS Society we put people affected by MS at the centre of everything we do, and it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK. Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. 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. We have recently launched our new five year organisational strategy which is based on what people affected by MS have told us is important to them, and it gives us a clear and determined focus. We have big aspirations and we need to attract brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

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Service Co-ordinator – My MS My Way: Tayside

  • Full time
  • £29,508 – £33,999
  • Home based with regular travel across Tayside
  • Closing 30th September 2019

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

This new project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund Tayside and is delivered in partnership with the MS Therapy Centre (Tayside). The project aims, over a two year period, to support newly diagnosed people with multiple sclerosis living or working across Tayside; to improve their emotional wellbeing, resilience and ability to live well with MS. The service will provide support at NHS MS clinics, a counselling service, self-management support, information and a bespoke one-to-one peer support programme.

As the Service Coordinator you will lead the development of the service and manage the day to day operational work of the project, maintaining positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals from the third sector. Substantial experience of successfully designing, developing and delivering a time limited support services is essential.

Individuals accessing the services will be supported by you and local volunteers. You will be responsible for recruiting, training and managing a cohort of volunteers. Experience of designing and delivering training to volunteers as well as managing volunteers to deliver a local services is essential.

You will have excellent communication skills, be proactive, highly motivated and be exceptionally organised in your approach. In addition, you will have excellent IT skills in particular Microsoft Office and the use of databases.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team at an exciting time in the development of the charity. It is essential that the post holder has a full driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

For more information or an informal conversation about the role please contact Clair Bryan, Head of Services and Support Scotland, on 07795342963.

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Top job! Senior Fundraising Manager (Scotland) – Sabbatical Cover

  • Part time or Flexible
  • £42,909 – £47,377
  • MS Scotland Office, Ratho
  • Closing 16th September 2019

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

This role is to cover our Senior Fundraising Manager whilst on sabbatical. This role will provide leadership, direction and be accountable for the operational delivery of Scotland Fundraising activity including Community, Events, Area Fundraising meeting agreed income and activity targets.

The role will also work with colleagues across the UK to develop and implement the UK Fund-raising Strategy.

This role requires an experienced Manager who will lead the team to build on success and growing income across whilst ensuring that our supporters have a fantastic experience of fundraising for the MS Society.

You will be able to demonstrate solid events fundraising experience, a track record of achieving substantial income targets, success in leading a team and confidence in developing new activities.

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