Vacancies

After an exciting period of change, we are expanding our services.

We are looking for passionate people who share our values, to join our brilliant team.

 

Our current vacancies:

Corporate Services

Communications and digital engagement

Health improvement and influencing

Engagement Coordinator

Full time

Starting salary: £26,200-£27,600

At Epilepsy Action, we have a vision that everyone affected by epilepsy receives the care and support they need with respect, fairness and an understanding they deserve. We are committed to creating a better world for people with epilepsy. We have recently been through an exciting period of change and are looking for passionate people who share our values to join our brilliant team.

As part of the Health Improvement and Influencing team your warm, relational approach and well developed communication skills will enable you to organise and host events that are inclusive, meaningful and productive. Passionate about participation, the successful candidate will be a trusted ambassador for Epilepsy Action’s work with Epileptic Specialist Nurses and other healthcare professionals.

You will be someone who can organise large amounts of data, is able to identify, through feedback and surveys, new ways in which we can continue to engage with healthcare professionals. Supported by the Health Improvement and Research Manager you will be key to  continually improving our support and relationships with people with epilepsy .

The role is full-time (34.5 hrs a week) with flexible/hybrid working from our office in Leeds. We offer great flexible working conditions and a range of employee benefits including a contributory pension plan, 28 days paid leave, death in service benefit, and a commitment to develop your skills and provide training.

We’re proud of the work we do to create a fairer and more just world.  However, despite all of our hard work, we know that we’re not as diverse as we’d like to be and we’re actively working to change that. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and we particularly encourage candidates from BAME backgrounds and disabled candidates to get in touch and apply.

If you're excited to help shape the future of a charity that makes a difference to the lives of over 600,000 people in the UK with epilepsy, we'd love to hear from you.

 
 

Services

Volunteer Programme Officer

Full time: 34.5 hours a week

Salary: £27,035 (Officer Grade 2)

Epilepsy Action is committed to a better world for people with epilepsy- seizure control for everyone who can achieve it, and personalised support and awareness raising to help everyone affected by the condition.

To support the delivery of Epilepsy Action’s services through supporting the Volunteer Programme Manager to deliver the organisational Volunteer Strategy and coordinating administrative support across the services department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be involved at the heart of service delivery. Are you: 

  • enthusiastic about improving processes and creating efficient work streams
  • IT tech savvy and open to new ways of working
  • a brilliant communicator
  • a problem solver with good decision making and organisational skills
  • a team player, with the ability to work flexibly.

If so, we want to hear from you. We are looking for people who have:

  • experience of providing and coordinating admin support
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to work with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • the ability to adapt and thrive in a busy work environment
  • a professional work ethic: honest, conscientious, self-motivated, and reliable.

We offer great flexible working conditions and a range of employee benefits including a contributory pension plan, 28 days paid leave, death in service benefit, and a commitment to develop your skills and provide necessary training.

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Closing Date: 5pm, Friday 20 May 2022

Family Support Officer - Northern Ireland

Part time: 20 hours a week

Salary: £27,035 pro rata, (Officer Grade 2) 15,714

Contract: Fixed term 2 years

Epilepsy Action is committed to a better world for people with epilepsy- seizure control for everyone who can achieve it, and personalised support and awareness raising to help everyone affected by the condition.

The Family Support Officer will play a key role in contributing to the delivery of the services strategy and will support development opportunities to increase and improve services for people affected by epilepsy living in Northern Ireland.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be involved in being a part of a new project.

Are you:

  • passionate about improving outcomes for people affected by a long-term health condition
  • A brilliant communicator
  • a problem solver with good decision making and organisational skills
  • a team player, with the ability to work flexibly.

If so, we want to hear from you. We are looking for people who have:

  • experience of working with carers and their families
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to work with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • the ability to work flexibly and travel across Northern Ireland
  • a professional work ethic: honest, conscientious, self-motivated, and reliable.

This is a part-time role (20 hrs a week) based in Northern Ireland working from home. We offer great flexible working conditions and a range of employee benefits including a contributory pension plan, 28 days paid leave, death in service benefit, and a commitment to develop your skills and provide necessary training.

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Closing Date: Sunday 22 May 2022

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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.

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