Regional Support Officer - South East
We are looking for an enthusiastic and engaging person to become our Regional Support Officer. You will ensure the effective continuous operation of the South East Region Office, its day-to-day running and related external and internal services. The Regional Support Officer will also be the first point of contact in the Region for information and support services for people with diabetes, their families and carers, for healthcare professionals and for the general public.
Interviews: Thursday 10 October
This role is crucial in ensuring that both office administrative systems and office premises are run efficiently, including health and safety, basic IT, compliance to GDPR and maintaining adequate office supplies. You will be the first point of contact within the team and will support a small number of office volunteers. You will be responsible for developing and running a number of events across the region, including full venue and delegate management. The role works across the team and the wider organisation as well as representing the team, on occasion, at external meetings and events.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for someone with excellent administrative skills, experience of various IT packages and databases, and experience of planning and organising events. You will be an excellent, customer focused, communicator who is able to manage your own workload and meet tight deadlines.
What we can offer you:
- Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
- A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,600 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
- Early finish Friday and flexible working
- Discounts on gym membership and days out
- Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
- Annual season ticket loan
- Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
- Cycle to work scheme (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.
About the Company
Diabetes is the most devastating and fastest growing health crisis of our time. There are currently 3.8 million people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes, and 1 million more with undiagnosed Type 2.
We are working to make sure that those affected by diabetes get the best care and support they need to live well with their condition and avoid life-changing complications. We're leading the way by funding critical research, improving healthcare and treatment so we can reach our vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm.
Diabetes UK staff are motivated and experienced and extremely passionate about helping people affected by diabetes. We have been fighting for people with diabetes for more than 80 years and changed millions of lives thanks to the new treatments, technology and policy changes we've been behind.
But there's more to do. And you can be part of it.
We're a diverse bunch and as a charity we recognise and respect the value of everyone.
We've recently been awarded a One Star Accreditation status by Best Companies. And this year we were named 65th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For list.
We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all staff and volunteers to actively support this commitment.
We have a vision of a world where diabetes can do no harm. If you’d like to be part of that, why not join us?
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