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.
In order to apply for this role, please submit an updated CV and supporting statement indicating how you meet the criteria as set out in the person specification in the attached job description.
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We are committed to promoting equality and diversity. We would be grateful if you could complete the equality and diversity monitoring form on our website and submit it with your application.
Closing date: 10am on 2nd October 2019