Location: Home Based/ Healthwatch Milton Keynes, 113 Milton Keynes Business Centre, Foxhunter Drive, Linford Wood, Milton Keynes. MK14 6GD
Contract: Temporary, Full-time. August/September start date until 31st March 2021.
Salary: £22,400 per year, pro rata
Healthwatch Milton Keynes is here to influence improvements in local health and social care services and make sure they work for the patients and service users of Milton Keynes. Our mission is to be an independent organisation, providing an effective local voice for people in Milton Keynes, influencing and shaping health and social care services to meet their needs.
We are seeking a Service Coordinator from August until 31st March 2021 to support our Interim CEO whilst the CEO is on Maternity Leave.
The post of Service Coordinator will be responsible for working with the Interim CEO to develop, deliver and oversee the outreach, engagement, and research activities of the organisation.
Duties will include flexible support to the Interim CEO in the delivery of our activities and the day-to-day management of the charity including coordinating volunteers, supporting relationships management with commissioners of services and service providers and compiling reports.
We are looking for a candidate who is highly adaptable to new working environments and has a high degree of initiative. You’ll also be passionate about engaging with people and upholding people’s rights to receive high quality health and social care services.
Candidates should possess strong people relationship and project management skills, report writing and IT skills. Previous experience of working within a Social Care or Healthcare setting is desirable.
We highly recommend interested applicants contact us for an informal chat about the role in the first instance to discuss home working arrangements and our plans to return to working from our main office. You can directly contact our office on 01908 698800.
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To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing why you feel you make an ideal candidate for the post against the pre-requisites of the job description and person specification, to email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: 6pm Thursday 30th July 2020
Interviews for the post will be held in a virtual setting and will be held between Tuesday 4th and Friday 7th August 2020.
Healthwatch MK CIO is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous criminal offences and to provide an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.