Application Deadline

Job title: Senior Network Coordinator

Responsible to: Networks and Volunteering Manager

Responsible for: Network Coordinators in England and other staff/volunteers as required for project work

Location: Sands Head Office

Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: c£30,000 per annum depending on experience, plus £3,400 per annum London Weighting Allowance

Hours:  35 per week (9.30 to 5.30pm)

Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal charity is a well-respected national charity that:

  • Supports anyone affected by the death of a baby.
  • Works in partnership with health professionals to ensure that bereaved parents and families receive the best possible care.
  • Promotes and funds research that could help to reduce loss of babies’ lives.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Network Co-ordinator to work as an integral part of a high-profile and growing team, providing support to over 100 Sands Groups who offer support to anyone affected by the death of a baby, and who work closely with health professionals to ensure that the best possible care is provided.  To assist with this we have created 10 Networks, each with a Co-ordinator who has responsibility for a number of Groups.

This role will have responsibility for the 7 English Networks, and will contribute to our overall strategy of developing and enhancing the Network structure.

You will have excellent people management skills and have direct experience of developing and managing front line services, including implementing and monitoring budgets.   An excellent communicator with the ability to develop and inspire others, you will be highly organised, calm under pressure with the ability to meet tight deadlines and maintain effective partnerships, both within and externally to the organisation.  

With experience of managing change management, you will have highly developed problem-solving skills, be a real team player and have excellent IT skills.

Some travel will be necessary throughout the UK, including occasional overnight stays.

This is a rewarding role which offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to the work of Sands, helping us to achieve our vision of a world where fewer babies die.

Please return the completed application form and monitoring form to recruitment@uk-sands.org by the closing date below:

Closing date: 12pm on 16th May 2016

Interview date: 19th May 2016            

Application information. 

Application form. 

Equal opportunities form. 

As we have limited staff resources we are unable to provide candidates with feedback about their applications. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that you have not been shortlisted.