Engagement Officer - Northumberland/North East
RESPONSIBLE TO: Volunteer Services Manager
SALARY: Circa £23,500 per annum
CONTRACT: Up to 12 months fixed contract by negotiation
HOURS: 37.5 hours with occasional unsocial hours
HOLIDAYS: 28 days per year plus statutory
Our client is looking for an Engagement Officer to work with the local community, which includes people living with PSP and CBD, their carers, families, friends, volunteers, fundraisers and health and social care professionals.
You will have the drive, enthusiasm and energy to help develop a cohesive service by supporting essential fundraising and volunteering services, whilst raising awareness of the conditions with Health and Social Care Professionals (HSCPs) in the region. You will need to work on your own initiative with support from our clients Head Office based in Towcester to ensure that the required outcomes are delivered.
The role will involve the recruitment and support of volunteers.
Experience of the voluntary sector and working with volunteers is highly desirable, and experience of neurodegenerative diseases and/or working within the NHS and with HSCPs would be of benefit.
This is a pilot project with a fixed term contract, and you will need to bring a flexible, innovative and positive attitude to the role. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to build effective relationships.
Access to a vehicle for work purposes and be able and willing to travel around the region is essential (expenses will be paid).
Please apply with your current CV and a cover letter to show how your knowledge and skills match this role.