Overview

Macmillan Engagement Lead
Permanent 
Full time (34.5 hours), we are open to a conversation about how you work these hours
Mobile worker Scotland
Salary Range £35,000 – £40,000 plus car allowance

Are you someone who thrives on engaging with different communities? Do you want to use your skills and expertise to really make a difference and help support people living with cancer?

If so, this could be a great role for you.

About the role
Our Engagement Leads are key to providing the support and structure to enable people living with cancer to shape and influence service delivery, policy and our equality, inclusion and diversity agenda. The role is home based and involves daily travel covering Scotland in the normal course of the work and therefore a current valid driving licence is essential or access to alternative means of transport. Some evening and out-of-hours work will also be required, and occasional travel to other parts of the UK with occasional overnight stays.

About you
As part of the Scotland geographic team you’ll put your excellent communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills into play to influence and inform your target audience. Your drive and knowledge of how the health and social care sector is structured will enable you to implement a person centred approach via the involvement of others.

You will bring experience in working with groups and volunteers in a community based setting, development of community partnerships and the ability to plan community networking and outreach events.

You can demonstrate the ability to analyse qualitative data to report outcomes and be confident to take the lead on project development and project management.

About us
Macmillan Cancer Support is one of the largest and most loved charities in the UK. We support millions of people living with cancer in the UK live life as fully as they can by providing emotional, practical and financial support.

We offer flexible working for all employees and commit to actively developing you in your career. You will also be eligible for several benefits which include private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and gym membership.

Should you have any queries about this role, or if you’d like to find out more, please contact the hiring manager, Julie Atkin-Ward, jatkin@macmillan.org.uk.

The deadline for applications is 5th February 2023 at 23.59pm, so please ensure to submit your application before then. Virtual interviews will be held on Monday 20th February 2023.

Please note all candidates are subject to Protecting Vulnerable Adults check for this role. This cost will be covered by Macmillan and all enhancements must be declared prior to the check.

About us
Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions. We strive to build a more diverse organisation, where everyone feels empowered to be their best self to work.

We welcome applications from everyone who meets the criteria and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a disability, impairment or health condition or individuals who identify as Black, Asian or from another ethnic minority background, as these groups are currently under-represented at Macmillan. Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our internal employee representation body, ‘Our Voice’ and 8 Employee Network groups help us promote fairness and belonging, becoming an engaged and inclusive organisation for all our people.  

So we can support you to be your best during the application or interview process, please contact Macmillan People Services Team on Peopleservices@macmillan.org.uk for advice and recruitment adjustments.

In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.

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