Programme, Network and Event Co-ordinator

Responsible to: Events Manager

Hours/Salary:  35 hours/salary £25,000 – £28,000 per annum dependent on experience

Location: Central London (W1G 0LZ) – we are currently testing hybrid working and we ask employees to attend our London office with members of their core team for one day every two weeks, as well as occasional key events such as away days, inductions and training that is more effective in person. The role also involves travel and attendance at external meetings, conferences and key events as appropriate.

Role description: The QNI seeks to support nurses working in a community context through its varied programmes, with the aim of both improving patient outcomes and ensuring that nurses working in the community feel supported and valued for the work they undertake.

Our core programmes include creating and endorsing educational standards in conjunction with UK universities, professional networks to support nurses in the field, and innovation and leadership programmes.

The Programme, Network and Events Coordination Team is responsible for ensuring that programme, network and event support is provided to the QNI’s programmes of work and our nurse practitioners that run them.

We wish to recruit a full-time Coordinator to expand the capacity of the team. This is an ideal role in which to gain a broad experience of working in non-profit sector, from which to explore different specialisms and development opportunities.

Applications are welcome from those with transferable skills, but not necessarily direct experience of meeting the criteria laid out the competency specification. The role may appeal to recent graduates, those moving careers or individuals returning to work from a career break.

The post holder must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with a high level of efficiency and the ability to take initiative. Essential is the ability to manage, balance and prioritise several one-off tasks and while ensuring routine administrative tasks still take place.  While not a key pre-requisite for the role, project management would be a skill that would be expected to be developed.

How to apply

We welcome applications from candidates from the private, public or not for profit sector who can demonstrate the skills and competencies to undertake the work. As a charity that values and celebrates patients and a diverse workforce of nurses, we are keen to receive applications from people who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.

The deadline for applications is 5 pm on Monday 5th September.  The method of application is via a CV (no more than two sides) and tailored supporting statement (no more than two sides) explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience fit the job description and person specification, along with your motivations for applying. Please also include a diversity monitoring form.

Applications should be made to our Office Manager, Christine Widdowson at christine.widdowson@qni.org.uk.  If you wish to speak to our Events Manager about the role, please contact Christine and she will make an appointment for you.

First interviews will take place week commencing 12th September.  Please advise us if you are unable to make any dates in that week, particularly given the time of year and holiday commitments. We may if appropriate arrange a second round of interviews.

Internships

We are participants in Oxford University’s Internship programme.

We are delighted to have been awarded a Gold Standard Internship Host badge in recognition of the support and of the quality of the internship experiences we have provided and maintained. For more information please visit www.careers.ox.ac.uk.

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