We exist to improve the lives
of everyone affected by epilepsy




Northern Ireland Manager
Full Time: 34.5 hours a week
Salary: £36,903 a year plus benefits including a flex time scheme
Based: Home working close to Belfast

An exciting opportunity is available for someone to join our local services team. The role is key in ensuring people with epilepsy have support where they live, in influencing epilepsy services development across Northern Ireland and raising awareness of epilepsy and the charity’s vital work.

Ideally you will have extensive experience of working with volunteers, planning and developing services and be ready to join a busy but supportive and dedicated team. Excellent written, telephone and interpersonal skills are a must, along with a can-do approach. The team reaches many people and with your help we will reach even more.

As well as recruiting and supporting volunteers in Northern Ireland, you will be involved in working strategically to improve epilepsy services across the province. You will put on events, raising awareness about epilepsy and provide information about the condition. You will work with our local volunteers, be involved in campaigns and be active in all the departments work. It’s a well-rounded role that will mean you never get bored!
Epilepsy Action is a UK charity with an international reputation. Member-led, we have a unique role as the voice of people living with epilepsy. Our goal is to improve the lives of everybody affected by epilepsy and we set our goals high. Our staff are central to ensuring we achieve our objective and we are committed to supporting and encouraging people to achieve their best.

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CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 5pm, Monday 22 July 2019
Interview date and venue: Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 August 2019, in Belfast
Job Ref: NIM0619

Looking to volunteer?

Most of our paid jobs are at our head office in Leeds.  But we do have a wide range of volunteer roles across the UK if you're looking to give some time to support people with epilepsy.

Application forms

Please send electronic applications to recruitment@epilepsy.org.uk and printed applications to Recruitment, Epilepsy Action, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7XY

Epilepsy Action is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the training and development of its staff.

Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification.

Event Date: 
Wednesday 15 February 2017 (All day)

Comments: read the 2 comments or add yours


Hello am Fides from Africa -Tanzania i would like to be part of epilepsy action the reason is that my son has epileplsy so through the expirience of taking care of him i realise that we africans especially Tanzanians we relly need some epilepsy awareness education and i want to be the ambassador

Submitted by Fides Uiso on

Hi. This is Deya. I'm a journalist and I am Health Wellness Coach. I'm interested in this vacancy, because I have a lot of experiencie en health care and I know that people need to identify the true about any sick and be betther than now.

Submitted by Deya Cano Martinez on

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