Macmillan Engagement Manager (South West of England)
Full-time (34.5 hours with flexible working)

Home based/Mobile worker – South West*
Salary: £44,000 – £49,000 (national)

*This role will cover the South West of England. You must live in or live close to this geography as frequent travel is required. We anticipate this to be up to three days per week (if full time). Access to a vehicle or alternative means of transport is essential and successful candidates will receive a car allowance. Some evening and out-of-hours work will also be required, and occasional overnight stays.

The South West geography covers the areas; Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.  

About us
At Macmillan you’ll find talented people working together to do whatever it takes to support people living with cancer. We’re going all out to find even better ways to help even more people who need our support. Our values are at the heart of who we are and everything we do, inspiring our thinking and guiding our actions.

About the role
As an Engagement Manager you will use insight and data to develop programmes of work and use your expertise in engaging with communities to identify the needs and empower people living with cancer and communities in developing solutions to meet these needs.

You will challenge health inequalities by developing and leading on innovative engagement programmes to shape and influence new services through working with a variety of stakeholders, including our health and social care partners.

Please note all candidates are subject to a criminal record check for this role. This cost will be covered by Macmillan and all enhancements must be declared prior to the check.

About you:
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent programme, stakeholder management, influencing skills to develop approaches that deliver great outcomes for people living with cancer.
  • Experience of managing complex programmes and ability to prioritise competing deadlines and workload.
  • Knowledge of implementing a person-centred approach via co-production and co-design methodologies
  • Experience of working with communities and people from all backgrounds to develop partnerships
  • Ability to analyse qualitative and quantitative data to develop new initiatives, to help shape decisions and to report on outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of UK Health and social care systems and knowledge of health inequalities (Desirable)

We offer a range of benefits including: 

  • 25 days holiday plus flexible bank holiday options
  • Pension matched up to 7.5%
  • Private medical insurance, including a Virtual GP Service
  • 120+ learning and development offers, with access to external professional qualifications
  • Flexible working patterns, such as compressed hours, flexibility to work earlier or later around our core working hours of 10am-4pm
  • Holiday buying and selling scheme, life insurance, free wills, retail discounts and much more

Recruitment Process
Application deadline: Sunday 1st October 2023
1st stage virtual interview date: Tuesday 10th October 2023

To ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed.

So we can support you to be your best during the application or interview process, please contact the Macmillan Talent Acquisition Team TATeam@macmillan.org.uk for advice and reasonable adjustments.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. 

We welcome applications from everyone who meet the criteria and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a disability, impairment or health condition or individuals who identify as Black, Asian or from another minority ethnic background, as these groups are currently under-represented at Macmillan. Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy here along with our internal employee representation body, ‘Our Voice’ and 8 Employee Network groups help us promote fairness and belonging, becoming an engaged and inclusive organisation for all our people. 

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