Would you like to be part of our team?

MDS UK Patient Support Group is looking for two new employees, to assist with the running of the charity.

We are a small national charity, offering assistance to patients and families who are diagnosed with the rare blood cancer Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS).

We are based at King’s College Hospital, which is one of the main expert hospitals for this disease. King’s College Hospital is located in South London, in Camberwell.

We are a well-known organization in the field of haematology, and we work with all main clinical experts working in MDS.

This is a small team of hard-working individuals, working closely with local volunteers from all walks of life, and varying degrees of IT competence.

Patience, understanding, a caring attitude and a sense of humour would help. The work is rewarding, and offers opportunities to expand the roles in future.

The main position offered is for an Office Manager – who would also be looking after our registrations, member’s database and general needs of our local groups. This is a part-time role, for 3 days/week, offered on a freelance basis.

The second post offered is for an Administrative Assistant, to help out with the Membership request and processes, as well as administration of our local groups. This is a part-time role, for 2 or 3 days/week, offered on a freelance basis. Previous experience of working within the charity area, or within a medical environment would be helpful, but not essential.

The main requirements for these posts are:

  • Excellent computer skills, excellent organizational skills, good IT skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work proactively, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Clear understanding for absolute patient confidentiality
  • An interest in the field of health, cancer, patient support is a prerequisite

To download a full job description, please click here: Office Manager or Admin Assistant

Salary will depend on previous experience and skills

Office Manager: £25,350.00- £29,250.00 pro-rata, dependent on experience and skills
Admin Assistant: £19,500.00 - £20,475.00 pro-rata, dependent on experience and skills

These posts are available from mid-February 2019 – and will be available long-term.
For general enquiries, please call 020 77337558

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter, stating why you would like to work for our charity to info@mdspatientsupport.org.uk

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