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At MS-UK, our staff are dedicated, talented professionals with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information about all aspects of multiple sclerosis, so people affected by MS can make their own choices.

Our culture

When you join MS-UK, you will signing up to our code of conduct, which makes working here a great place to be.

So, what does our code of conduct look like?

We follow these guiding principles…

  • We always act in the best interests of our clients
  • We always aim to be a trusted provider of balanced information
  • We always strive to offer choice, control and independence
  • We always care
  • We always listen to people
  • We will always be mindful of our actions 

Jobs

Counselling Coordinator

MS-UK is a small national charity dedicated to empowering people with multiple sclerosis to make the most of today and live life to the full. We provide professional, high quality services that enable people affected by MS to have choice, control and independence. Our staff are dedicated, talented professionals with a passion for making a difference. We pride ourselves on offering independent, unbiased information and support so people with MS can make their own choices about how they wish to live with their condition. 

MS-UK has an exciting opportunity to set up and launch a new national counselling service for those living or affected by MS. 

We are looking for an individual who will work with our Head of Services to establish, manage and develop the new MS-UK national counselling service. Training on MS awareness will be provided. 

This position is a full time role, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. The contract is for a two year fixed term period with the potential for extension, subject to funding. 

The role is based at our office in Colchester, Essex and the successful candidate will be required to start as soon as possible. 

Salary £23,000 – 27,500 depending on experience.  

We believe that our commitment to the good health and wellbeing of all our stakeholders should extend to our staff and as such we offer a generous benefits package including 25 days annual leave, company health insurance, life insurance and income protection and cycle to work and childcare voucher scheme. We also hold regular team days and have a dedicated training and development budget. 

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter addressed to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to sarah@ms-uk.org

Please note that appointment will be made subject to satisfactory DBS check. 

Closing date: 04 August 2017 at 5pm with interviews the week commencing 14 August.

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Accounts and Subscriptions Assistant to cover maternity leave

MS-UK is looking to recruit an experienced Accounts and Subscriptions Assistant to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a busy environment and have excellent and proven working knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts, Microsoft Office and databases.

MS-UK is a national charity dedicated to giving information, advice and support to anyone affected by MS. We put people affected by MS at the heart of our work. We recognise that each one is an individual who has needs, rights and choices.

The position is maternity cover (1 year), part time, 24 hours per week (working pattern is negotiable after training period) and based at our office in Colchester, Essex. Salary £17,860 pro rata per annum.

Please send your CV with a covering letter addressed to Sarah Wright, MS-UK, Unsworth House, Hythe Quay, Colchester CO2 8JF or via email to sarah@ms-uk.org

Closing date: 04 August 2017

Interviews: week commencing  07 August 2017

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