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Reference: 71785

Date Added: 5 July 2019
Closing Date: 21 July 2019

Job Title: Work Experience Development Officer

Working For: Muscular Dystrophy UK

Location: London

Salary: £21,000-£23,500 per annum (pro rata for 4 days per week)

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity to lead on the development of the Trailblazers Employability Project by building relationships with new corporate and public sector partners and coordinating existing relationships with a view to obtaining external work experience placements for young disabled people.

The successful applicant should be a good communicator in both written and oral form, the ability to manage a number of activities at one time and experience of building relationships and working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Expectation in the role

  • Manage existing, and build new relationships with corporate partners taking part in our Employability Project.
  • To handle the UK wide recruitment and management of young disabled people taking part in our Employability Project.
  • To support with our work on employment policy for disabled people.

Please download the job description to see full role responsibilities. Please note this is a part time role for 4 days per week.

Please go to https://www.musculardystrophyuk.org/jobs/work-experience-development-officer-4/ to see full role responsibilities.

About us
Muscular Dystrophy UK is the charity bringing individuals, families and professionals together to fight muscle-wasting conditions. We bring together more than 60 rare and very rare progressive muscle-weakening and wasting conditions, affecting around 70,000 children and adults in the UK.

We appreciate the range of skills and experience our staff have to offer. In return for your enthusiasm and commitment we commit to actively developing and supporting you. We also offer a range of benefits including pension, life assurance, season ticket loan, ride to work scheme, health cash plan, and an employee assistance programme.

This role is based at our office in Southwark, London. It is within a short walking distance of Southwark and Borough Tube stations. It is also a short distance from Waterloo Station, London Bridge Station and Blackfriars Station. We are also a 5 minute walk from the Tate Modern and Southbank, perfect place to go for lunch during the warm summer months.

Closing Date: 21 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter detailing why you are best suited to the role to jobs@musculardystrophyuk.org by the closing date.

Website: http://www.musculardystrophyuk.org

Additional Notes