Regional Support Officer
Our client has an opportunity for a Regional Support Officer to help them organise events, engage communities and help people with diabetes improve the NHS in the North West Region. This is a part time role for a fixed term contract. You will receive a competitive salary pro rata of £18,000 - £20,000 per annum plus excellent benefits including flexible working.
Our clientis a forward thinking and commercially focused organisation, and is the leading charity for the 4.5 million people with the condition in the UK and the 11.9 million more at increased risk of getting Type 2 diabetes. As they continue to improve their processes, through continual development and change, this is an exciting time to join them. With established funding streams and following on from the success of their previous five-year plan, they are in a strong position to continue developing and responding to changing environments.
About the role
You will be a key member of our client’s team, working closely with volunteering colleagues. If you have experience of office administration, organising events, and engaging communities, then they would like to hear from you.
The role will be based at their office in Warrington. The role is for two days per week - Mondays and Tuesdays. The role is initially offered for a six month period as part of a job share trial but it is expected that, if these arrangements prove successful, the post can be made permanent.
As our client’s Regional Support Officer they will offer you:
- Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
- A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
- Early finish Friday and flexible working
- Discounts on gym membership and days out
- Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
- Annual Season ticket loan
- Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
- Generous pension provision, life assurance and permanent health insurance
The Regional Support Officer duties and key responsibilities:
You will be responsible for making sure the North West region office runs effectively and efficiently.
You will be the first point of contact for information and support services for the North West region for people with diabetes, their families and carers, for healthcare professionals and for the general public.
You will be responsible for the organisation and smooth running of a number of events in the region including venue and delegate management, promotion and evaluation.
You will coordinate and provide one to one management of general office volunteers.
You will assist the Regional Head to review monthly management accountants and take appropriate action to rectify any discrepancies.
You will provide basic IT support within the Regional Office, working with central office IT department as needed.
Our client’s ideal Regional Support Officer will have the below skills and experience:
Prioritise and manage a varied workload efficiently
Work in a small team to help deliver activities and projects
Communicate with a range of different audiences
Using organisational databases
Organising events from finding venues to delivery
Working with volunteers
Flexibility with working hours - evenings and occasional weekends.
Our client has a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm - if you’d like to be part of that, why not join them?
If you feel you have the skills and experience to join our client’s forward thinking and commercially focused charity as their Regional Support Officer, please click apply today!
Closing Date: 22 February, 2018
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable and expects all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.
They recognise and respect the value and diversity of all.