Parkinsons UK - Volunteer Education Support Officers


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Job Title: 
Volunteer Education Support Officers
Advice and information
Contract Type: 
£14,423 per annum
North West
Recruitment Type: 
Monday, 21 May, 2018 - 00:00

We are the Parkinson's support and research charity. Among our greatest strengths are our people, the enthusiasm of our local groups and supporters, and the commitment of our staff.

We continue to work to find a cure, and improve life for everyone affected by Parkinson's. You could be part of helping us achieve this.

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Volunteer Education Support Officers to support the development and pilot implementation of a Peer Mentor led model of working during 2018/2019 to ensure the sustainability of our already very successful Volunteer Education programme. There are 4 four posts available to cover North, South, East and West areas of England.

To be successful in this role, you will have a successful track record of effective working alongside volunteers including use of supervision, coaching and mentoring techniques to improve individual performance, ideally in an Education environment. You will also have experience of creating, delivering and evaluating effective learning and development programmes for volunteers and will be a skilled communicator at all levels; with the ability to deliver complex and challenging messages effectively and appropriately. Importantly you will have a friendly and approachable manner, with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, be self-motivated, able to work on own initiative and manage competing priorities

If this sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website.

Interviews: Thursday 31 May 2018

Parkinson’s UK is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from disabled persons, including those with Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s UK is the operating name of the Parkinson’s Disease Society of the United Kingdom. A charity registered in England and Wales (258197) and in Scotland (SC037554).

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