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Services Coordinator North East

Posted 2 February by Arthritis Research UK Ended

Location: Home Based, with occasional travel

Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week

Salary: £21,848 FTE + Home working allowance + benefits

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 25 February

Download the job description and person specification by following the link to our website.


We are looking for a highly organised team player to join our Involvement & Services team, delivering and co-ordinating our peer support services to people living with arthritis.

About the role

This is a part-time (21 hours) home-based role working across the North-East area. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated services and volunteer coordinator to help shape services for people living with arthritis, in the local area. You will be joining a passionate team providing high quality services to people with arthritis, helping people take greater control of their condition and make positive, informed choices to live well with arthritis.

You will be working alongside our committed and highly motivated branches and groups peer support network. At times, there may be additional travel for team meetings and to cover for other Service Coordinators in the North. You will be working with an established and supportive team.

Key requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge or experience of developing and delivering peer support services.

  • Experience of working with volunteers, including recruitment and support.

  • Good information technology skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

  • Able to operate across a wide range of teams and individuals at all levels

  • Efficient and well organised, with the ability to prioritise and meet demanding deadlines.

  • Demonstrable understanding of the social model of disability

How to apply

To apply please submit:

1. Completed application form, clearly demonstrating how you meet the key requirements and competencies set out in the job description and person specification from our website.

2. Please include where you’ve seen this role advertised

Email your completed application by midnight on Sunday 25 February via the link on our website.


Interviews will take place on 9 March 2018 in Gateshead area.

About us

Arthritis Care and Arthritis Research UK merged on 1 November 2017.? We believe that together we can overcome the pain, isolation and fatigue of arthritis and have a greater positive impact on the lives of 10 million people across the UK who are currently living with the condition.

Our ambition is to invest in breakthrough treatments, change attitudes towards arthritis, reach many thousands more with the information and support they need, and influence the provision of services and more essential research into better treatments and cures.?

Read more about our merged organisation, working for us and what we offer on our website.

Promoting Equality in the workplace

Arthritis Research is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156

Required skills

  • Coordinators
  • Support Services Management

Reference: 34382757

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