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BLESMA

Blesma – National Outreach Team Coordinator (Romford)

***THIS JOB VACANCY HAS NOW CLOSED***

Blesma – The Limbless Veterans is the national charity and membership association for limbless serving and ex-service men and women and their dependants.  We help all wounded Servicemen and women who have lost limbs, the use of limbs or eyes, to rebuild their lives by providing well-being support and rehabilitation activities.

Blesma campaigns for our veteran’s rights and looks after individuals and their families by offering a comprehensive welfare system and financial assistance programme.  Rehabilitation, support, counselling and care are the four principle foundations of our organisation.  Together, we can help our men, women and their families face the challenges ahead with renewed confidence and self-belief.

The Outreach Service is an exciting new initiative and Blesma is looking for a bright, capable and organised individual to join our tightly manned and dynamic organisation to play a key role in driving forward this programme.

The National Outreach Team Coordinator plays an important and pivotal role within Blesma, supporting the nine local Blesma Outreach Officers who working with Blesma Support Officers provide a lifeline to Members.   The programme will deliver local services to enhance independence, wellbeing and encourage home living through initiatives to counter isolation, improve pain management, increase mobility and support families living with limb loss.  It will help reduce the negative impacts of disability and to assist the Members in leading independent and fulfilling lives.

  • Current holder: New position
  • Main purpose: To coordinate the Blesma Outreach Service, supporting the administration of nine outreach officers who are tasked by and work in conjunction with Blesma Support Officers to locally deliver the national programme.
  • Location: Work out of Blesma Head Office – Frankland Moore House, 185-187 High Road, Chadwell Heath, Romford RM6 6NA
  • Responsible to Director Independence and Wellbeing
  • Salary and Benefits: £25,000
  • Blesma offers a contributory pension scheme – employer’s contribution of 5% and a suggested employee’s contribution of 5% and a Death in Service insurance benefit equal to one times annual salary.
  • Contract: Fixed Term Contract (2 years).
  • Holidays: 25 days per annum, plus statutory holidays.
  • Equal Opportunities: Blesma is an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this is expected.

Full details of Conditions of Employment are set out in Blesma’s Employment Contract, the main features of which are standard for all staff.

We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society.  Blesma encourages a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths.  With an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Follow this link for more information.

The closing date for applications is 25 May 2018 and interviews will take place on 1 June 2018.

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