Support Network Coordinator - East Midlands



Job Type

Part Time


Charity / Voluntary, Fundraising, Health / Nursing, Management, Marketing, Medical, Operations, PR / Communications, Social Care



This organisation is committed to a singular vision: a fulfilled life for everyone affected by spinal cord injury. Everyone has a right to live a fulfilled life and that means the life they choose, a life that has the same opportunities as everyone else. All of their work in campaigning, education and support is based on the personal experiences of their members.

This organisation is the leading national charity supporting individuals who sustain damage to the spinal cord resulting in paralysis. They are a dedicated organisation providing high-impact, quality services for spinal cord injured people and their families.

Job Title: Support Network Coordinator - East Midlands
Contract term
: Permanent, part time role
Hours: 21 hours per week, across Monday - Friday
Salary: £19,530 per annum (£32,550 FTE)
Location: Home-based with regular visits to outreach locations and with flexible working options.

About the Role
Do you share this charity's passion for ensuring everyone affected by spinal cord injury (SCI) can lead a fulfilled life? Have you been personally affected by spinal cord injury? Then this is the job for you.

Each of the Support Network Coordinators have the responsibility for delivering, maintaining, and expanding the support services available to SCI people and their families in their region of the UK.

The post coordinates two vital parallel strands:
1. In your region, to reach and support newly injured and long-term spinal cord injured people and their families:

Developing a strong partnership with all available specialist services, charity and business partners; managing a dedicated team of volunteers as well as providing direct support to SCI people with more complex support needs.

2. Nationally, working to facilitate the link between SCI people, this organisation and partner services:

Referring SCI people and their families to the clinical/ health expert support teams and advocacy services; working with the Digital Engagement team to build on-line links to regional partners in your area; supporting fundraising, campaigns and communications

Role requirements include:
This is the job for you if you’re good at:

  • Building strong relationships – you’ll be talking to everyone from SCI people and their families, to healthcare professionals, solicitors and partners who deliver key services
  • Identifying opportunities – to expand this charity's portfolio of services, they will need your knowledge of organisations and individuals that provide services to those affected by spinal cord injury
  • Engaging people – whether it’s service users or your team of volunteers, the success of our work relies on you being able to keep people engaged with what they’re doing

Closing Date:
 11th June 2023
Interviews: 19th June 2023 - Interviews will be held virtually via MS Teams

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