Project Support Officer

Recruiter
NFP People on behalf of Hospice UK
Location
London
Salary
£32,500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
20 Jan 2022
Closes
01 Feb 2022
Ref
3033
Contract Type
Permanent

Project Support Officer

Do you believe we should improve the way people in the UK experience end of life care, death, dying and grief? Do want to work for a dynamic national charity which is driving that mission?

With these issues having become more relevant than ever, we are seeking an outstanding Project Officer for our ECHO program who has passion for innovation, project management and digital platforms to deliver real change on how we care for people at the end of their lives.

Position: Project Support Officer

Location: The position is based at the offices of Hospice UK, 34 – 44 Britannia Street, London, WC1X 9JG. Hybrid working from home and the office is currently in operation

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours a week (flexible/home working considered)

Salary: £32,500 per annum + excellent benefits

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 25 days annual leave entitlement rising by 2.5 days per year to 30 days after 2 years’ service, plus bank holidays, bonus 10 days leave at every five year work anniversary, Simplyhealth medical cash plan, flexitime and flexible, family-friendly culture, support for staff with caring responsibilities, group personal pension scheme, interest free season ticket loans, Cycle to Work Scheme, generous life assurance cover (3x annual salary) plus opportunities to volunteer for, and/or attend events e.g. London marathon, RideLondon, Hospice UK National Conference

Closing Date: 9am on Tuesday 1st February 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 8th February

The Role

As Project Support Officer the successful candidate will have operational responsibilities and opportunities in relation to Hospice UK’s ECHO networks, the networks delivered from our Belfast Office and in supporting our ECHO Immersion training delivered virtually throughout the UK.

While based from the Hospice UK Office in London the candidate will also be involved closely with the project team in Belfast and with the ECHO Institute in Albuquerque. The ECHO methodology demonstrates “everyone a teacher, everyone a learner” philosophy that lies at the heart of ECHO, and which has been so important through the pandemic for our Hospice Sector.

You will become a member of an extended ECHO community throughout the UK and beyond. Our values are at the heart of everything we do, we work in collaboration, with compassion, are inclusive, innovative and knowledgeable.

The established ECHO team will support the candidate, including the Programme Director, Programme Manager and our London based clinical co-ordinator. As 2022 is set to be another year of growth for Project ECHO within Hospice UK’s strategic vision, the Project Support Officer will be a key member of our team going forward and making this vision a reality.

About You

As Project Support Officer, you will have experience of working in a similar role and being part of a project team, delivering work as part of a formal project.

You will have:

 

  • Demonstrable evidence of managing people
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders with professionalism and courtesy
  • Highly competent IT skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and databases
  • Excellent personal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and confidently with a wide cross-spectrum of stakeholders
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, prioritise tasks effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills, with a strong ability to work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills with proven ability in interpretation of information and production of detailed reports for a range of uses including informing senior management decision

 

About the Organisation

Hospice UK is the national charity working for those experiencing dying, death and bereavement. We work for the benefit of people affected by death and dying, collaborating with our hospice members and other partners who work in end of life care.

We believe that everyone, no matter who they are, where they are or why they are ill, should receive the best possible care at the end of their life.

You may also have experience in areas such as Project Support Assistant, Project Support Executive, Project Support Officer, Project Support, Programme Support, Programme Support Officer, Programme Support Assistant, Programme Support Lead, Project Support Coordinator, Project Officer, Programme Project Support Officer.

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