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FREELANCE MENOPAUSE PROJECT OFFICER REQUIRED


ROLE: FREELANCE MENOPAUSE PROJECT OFFICER
Hours: 3 Days per week (21hrs)
Fee: £28,760 pro rata
Base: Hackney


Would you like to help make a difference to women’s lives and be a part of an innovative pioneering programme? If yes, then this may just be the job for you.

Every woman will go through the menopause and each experience will be different. Hands Inc’s flagship menopause programme creates a safe platform where women can explore and share their experiences or curiosity about the menopause. We are at the forefront of delivering services that challenge the stigma and taboo associated with this transitional stage of women’s lives. The programme has a practical approach in style and delivery and is inclusive of all women. Our menopause programme seeks to give women a voice, improve their wellbeing and empower them to understand their choices for managing a healthy transition through the menopause.

We also seek to influence commissioners and stakeholders that design services for women and are carrying out research to help advocate the need for services that meets women’s needs. We are working in partnership with the Gynaecology leads at City & Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Homerton Hospital in the development of this programme. As well as with other partners who bring their exceptional knowledge and expertise in this area of work.

We deliver workshops to educate women, as well as run awareness events to raise the debate and help inform health professionals and other service providers about the menopause. We will also be training and supporting women to set up their own Peer Support Group.

Key Duties
The job will involve programme admin, recruitment, working with women to create a sustainable Peer Support Group, programme monitoring, research and development, outreach work, working with a range of stakeholders and organising awareness events. Training and supervision will be part of the role.

About Hands Inc
Hands Inc's mission is to inspire health and wellbeing. We are a small charity based in Hackney and have been operating since 2001. We provide innovative person centred health activities to support individuals and front line services who want to enhance their quality of life. These have included complementary therapies services for the frail and these with long term complex health issues, exercise classes, stress awareness classes and our menopause project. We are a flexible employer and the role will suit someone who is confident to work on their own and manage their workload to suit the demands of the job.

Recruitment Process
If you are excited about the prospect of being part of this flagship programme and having a positive impact on women’s lives please contact us for an application pack.
Applications Deadline: Monday 13th March 4pm
Interviews: Monday 20th March

www.reclaimthemenopause.com
handsinc@handsinc.co.uk
www.handsinc.co.uk
0203 051 8626

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