MSA Trust

Vacancies

The MSA Trust offers a variety of paid job roles and volunteer opportunities both at our UK office in London and across the UK. If we have any vacancies they will be listed below, for volunteering opportunities click here.

Head of Fundraising, part-time (negotiable)

28 hours per week (negotiable)

Salary: circa £45,000 p.a., pro-rated to 4 days per week.

Excellent benefits including: Season ticket loan, 35 days holiday (pro-rated and inc Bank holidays), 5% pension contribution and opportunities to work from home

We are excited to announce a new role at MSA Trust – Head of Fundraising. As a small charity we need someone who is experienced, ambitious and dynamic to work with the Chief Executive as part of the senior leadership team with a ‘can do’ attitude, ready to roll their sleeves up and get involved.

The Multiple System Atrophy Trust (MSA Trust) is the UK and Eire’s leading national charity offering vital support to people affected by MSA. We are entirely funded through voluntary donations, providing an information and support service to those affected by MSA and their families at no cost to them.

So very many of our members come to us at a time of great distress, they or their loved ones have been diagnosed with a terminal disease which is almost unknown to the general population. They crave both symptom management and understanding from people who know about the disease. Our specialists nurse and healthcare team play a crucial role in helping them to cope and to plan for their care. We ensure that everyone affected by MSA has access to tailored information and support to guide them and ensure they are not alone in their journey.

You will have a proven track record in securing large multi-year awards, as well as experience of developing and expanding a trust fund portfolio, developing corporate partnerships, legacies and bespoke fundraising appeals. You will work with the senior team and CEO to develop and implement an income strategy to underpin our strategic plan and you will help to ensure the Trust meets all regulatory requirements related to GDPR.

The role includes line-management of the fundraising team and reports directly to the Chief Executive.

Closing Date: 28.01.22 at 5pm
Interviews: 02.02.22 or 10.02.22
Please forward your CV and Supporting Statement and note, no application will be accepted without a supporting statement showing how you meet the Person Specification, to karen.walker@msatrust.org.uk.

The Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here – MSA Trust Head of Fundraising JD&PS 2022

MSA Nurse Specialist/ Advisor – London and South East England, full-time (negotiable)

35 hours per week (negotiable)

Starting salary: Within NHS Nursing Staff Band 6 + 5% employer pension contribution and homeworking allowance.

Based: Hybrid working arrangement between MSA Trust London office (SE16 2XB) and home-based (negotiable)

The Trust’s vision is a world free of MSA and our mission is to find the cause and, ultimately, the cure for MSA. Until that day, we will do all we can to support people affected by MSA and to strive to ensure that they are not alone on their individual journeys. You could help us achieve this.

The Multiple System Atrophy Trust is seeking to appoint our sixth MSA Nurse Specialist/Adviser, who will cover London and South East England, as we continue to develop our UK and Ireland services. We have an extremely committed and friendly team whose ethos is to support people affected by MSA, helping one another proactively with workloads and enquires where possible.

Ideally, you will be a qualified registered nurse with at least two years’ experience of a specialist nursing role in the neurology sector, however applicants with other relevant experience will be considered. You will have great interpersonal skills and an understanding of what it takes to deliver quality information and advice to people affected by a serious progressive neurological condition. Experience of facilitating formal and informal training for other health and care professionals is essential.

Independent travel within the prescribed area will be required to attend clinics and regional Support Groups, as will occasional travel elsewhere in the UK for clinical supervision, team meetings and other Trust activities. This is fully reimbursed.

Closing Date: 01.03.2022 at 5pm
Please forward your CV and Supporting Statement and note, no application will be accepted without a supporting statement showing how you meet the Person Specification, to admin@msatrust.org.uk.

The Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded here – MSA Nurse Specialist JD&PS2022