iO council lay professional sought

iO CouncilThe Institute of Osteopathy (iO) is looking for a lay professional to join the iO council, who has a drive to contribute to the development of osteopathy in the UK. If you, or someone you know, are experienced in the broad health market, such as policy or educational development and are passionate about positively impacting the nation’s health then the iO want to hear from you.

Volunteering at the HMSA

Due to expansion, the Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA) is looking for a number of people in volunteering roles, with everything from administrative support through to fundraising and trustees required.

There are six categories of recruitment:

  • Volunteer fundraiser;
  • Volunteer administrator;
  • Volunteer bookkeeper/Accountant;
  • Trustees;
  • Social Media Support Team;
  • and Transcription volunteers.

You can browse and apply for the roles here.

New Executive Manager and continuing HMSA recruitment

Hannah Ensor (chair of the board of trustees) has been covering the CEO role for several months now, so Hypermobility Syndromes Association (HMSA) is very pleased to welcome a new Executive Manager, Jane van Velsen, who will be taking on the management of the charity.

This role replaces that of CEO, and will mean managing the practical and operational side of the organisation. Jane has a lot of experience in charity management and is passionate about getting the hypermobile community … Read this article

Arthritis Action is recruiting Trustees

Arthritis Action is looking for new Trustees to join their Board and help shape their work, to reach more people across the UK.

Arthritis Action is currently looking for trustees with access to an established professional network, who can advise a growing organisation and support the development and delivery of an exciting new strategy.

View the vacancy page for further details and the role description.

Could you be an ARMA trustee?

Nominations for the election of ARMA trustees are open!

There are three vacancies and we encourage you to apply. The Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) provides a collective voice for the arthritis and musculoskeletal community in the UK. Our vision is that musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders are a priority in policy and practice in the UK. We work collectively and collaboratively with our members – 30 organisations, ranging from specialised support groups for rare diseases to major research charities and national … Read this article

Arthritis Action is recruiting

Arthritis Action is looking for a creative communications officer with excellent media relations skills to effectively co-ordinate and implement Arthritis Action’s marketing and communications activities, raise the charity’s profile and increase public awareness of arthritis.

The ideal candidate will have a mixed background in marketing, PR, social media, and a track record of securing local, regional and/or national media coverage.

This is a full-time and permanent role, based in the London office. Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 6 November. … Read this article

NICE Fellowships and Scholarships

The NICE Fellows and Scholars programmes will be recruiting to their 2020 intake from Monday 2 September until Monday 28 October 2019.

Fellowships

Are you an experienced leader in health and social care? Could you build an influential network that helps us to implement our guidance? NICE fellows are experienced leaders from the field of health and social care who are our ambassadors at regional and national levels.

Learn more about NICE Fellows. Fellowship recruitment is now open … Read this article

ARMA Treasurer

Could you be the new treasurer of ARMA? This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wishes to gain experience of serving as a charity treasurer. As a small charity, ARMA’s finances are relatively straightforward, so you don’t necessarily need to be a highly qualified accountant. The skills and knowledge required might have been gained through financial qualifications, running a business or previous treasurer experience.

An interest in improving health services is desirable, but we do not require any previous … Read this article

The world’s first Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome nurse

Ehlers-Danlos Support UK and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), have announced (26 July 2019) that they will co-fund the world’s first Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) nurse. The two organisations have together pledged £119,500, for a two-year pilot. The nurse will be part of a four-person specialist team at UCLH, which sees approximately 600-700 new EDS cases a year.

The care pathway for an EDS patient is extremely complex. For example, one recent patient attending the clinic at UCLH … Read this article