National Fellowship

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Location: Midlands/North of England (with some UK travel) Work Type: Part-time Length of Fellowship: 9-12 months
Salary: £23,000-£28,000pa depending on experience Start date: Flexible
About Us

Generation Medics is a multi-award-winning non-profit community of like-minded, professionals, volunteers, and students, each committed to having a real impact on the lives and aspirations of people whatever their background. We are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. You will be given real responsibility to make an impact on our organisation and the people we help.

Our mission at Generation Medics is to widen access to medical and healthcare careers information, advice and opportunities for people from all social backgrounds. We provide career-spanning support to our vibrant community, helping them make informed decisions and lead successful careers

The Role

As a Generation Medics Fellow your role will be fast-paced and varied. You will develop and deliver a variety of high quality outreach projects – both online and in-person – and play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with partners and stakeholders (local NHS, industry and education institutions) so more young people can benefit.

We believe in investing in our people. As a Fellow you’ll be given opportunities that will develop your skills in leadership, management and teaching, and potentially also negotiation and business.

Responsibilities
  1. Lead, deliver and grow online and in-person programmes which meet the strategic aims of Generation Medics. 
  2. Build and maintain strong links with key organisations and partners in the healthcare sector, and education/community stakeholders.
  3. Develop, produce and organise high-quality online resources (e.g. guidance on higher education and healthcare careers) for users.
  4. Coordinate, develop and deliver high-quality in-person outreach events for children and young people, students, trainees and professionals.
  5. Manage and be accountable for specific project activity (e.g. ensuring all activity is accurately targeted, tracked and evaluated).
  6. Attend and represent Generation Medics at events (e.g. outreach events, stakeholder meetings and external forums).
  7. Manage the delivery of events for young people: including taking responsibility for legal requirements i.e. safeguarding and health and safety risk assessments.
  8. Recruit, develop and manage volunteers and staff where appropriate. 
  9. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the management team. 

These duties are a guide to the work that the Fellow will initially be required to undertake. They may be changed from time to time to meet changing circumstances.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Programmes Director and Generation Medics’ overall Director.
Skills and Qualifications Required

The successful candidate will be a UK-educated clinician holding a degree or equivalent qualification, and will have experience of working in the healthcare and/or education sector, with a deep knowledge of the NHS.

You will be a quick learner who is organised, self-motivated and comfortable working to deadlines. You will proactively approach problems thinking outside-the-box to solve them effectively.

We want to hear from you if you’re a good communicator who is enthusiastic, hard-working and able to work flexibly.

Advantageous (but not essential)
Experience of
  • Project Management / Partnership building
  • Creating / editing content – blogs, videos and/or other resources
  • Working at events
  • Marketing / Business
  • Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat, etc)
  • Outreach experience
  • WordPress / Coding / Web development tools
  • Video-editing and graphic design skills (Photoshop/Final Cut Pro)
  • Driving (full driving licence and car)

Please note, you will be required to undergo an enhanced criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service for this role. All staff have a responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and adults.

How to apply

To apply for this Fellowship email your CV and a cover letter explaining your suitability (based on the role and person specification) to: admin@generationmedics.org.uk by 8pm on Thursday 13th February 2020.

Initial interviews will take place by telephone or Skype, and further at our Oxford or London offices.

We look forward to reviewing your application!