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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.’

Thank you for your interest in working at MS-UK. Please see current vacancies below.

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.

In October 2017 we launched the national MS-UK Counselling service for those living with MS. This service is currently delivered over the telephone and we now looking for more part time counsellors to join our team as the service continues to grow and develop.

Essential requirements 

Experience of delivering telephone counselling with the ability to deliver sessions during the day, evenings and weekends if required.

Further details

Staff induction and MS training programme will be provided at our office in Colchester, Essex and the role can be delivered from the office or based at home depending on the working hours agreed, and subject to the terms of our Working from home policy. Successful candidates will be required to start as soon as possible.

Salary

Zero-hour contract at £10.26 per hour. Hours to be agreed.

Download the full job decription

How to apply

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 demonstrate in your covering letter how you meet each of the key skills and experience that are required for this role.

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

 

Closing date: 5pm 29 June 2018 with interviews to be arranged week commencing 16 July.

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