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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.

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.

What our staff say

In 2017, we held an anonymous staff survey. Here’s what people said about working at MS-UK…

‘It is a great place to work.’

‘It feels like a family.’

‘Everyone is passionate about the work we do.’

‘I feel that MS-UK are mindful of staff wellbeing.’

‘Never a dull moment - and a great team working for a great cause.’

‘Humbling, rewarding and amazing at times.’ 

Jobs

MS-UK Counsellor

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 is launching a national counselling service for those living or affected by MS.

We are looking for two individuals who can work with our Counselling Coordinator to each deliver up to 15 sessions of telephone counselling per week as part of the pilot phase. Training on MS awareness and clinical supervision will be provided.

The contract is for a four month fixed term period with the potential for extension, subject to review of the pilot phase.

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

Salary £20,000 per annum pro-rata for the four month period.

Download the full job description.

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: 06 October 2017 at 5pm with interviews on 12 and 13 October 2017.

Community Fundraiser

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 join our dynamic fundraising team as a Community Fundraiser.

We are looking for an experienced fundraiser who will work with our Fundraising Manager to manage and develop a wide range of fundraising activities in the community.

The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast paced, high energy environment, have excellent communication skills and a passion for growing longstanding, successful fundraising relationships in the local and wider community. The role combines the requirement to be out and about in the community as well as performing a range of admin tasks and contributing to the success of events and other fundraising activities.

You will have an engaging and creative approach and a proven track record of delivering successful fundraising activities.

This position is a full time role, Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Part time applications will be considered. Please give details in your covering letter.

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 – £25,000 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: 13 October at 5pm with interviews on 19 and 20 October.

Full Job Description

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