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About NACAS

The National Association of Care & Support Workers. NACAS’ vision is to be the number 1 choice professional body supporting care and support workers in the UK.

NACAS’ mission is to advance and promote care work as a profession, and pledge to provide: developmental support, advocacy and a common voice for all care and support workers who commit to membership, by developing and promoting excellence amongst our members, which we believe is best served by encouraging the uptake of knowledge, skills, conduct and best practice.”

NACAS is a rapidly growing association with big ambitions, and is looking for people to strengthen the senior leadership team to help achieve this ambition"

Role Purpose

The National Association of Care & Support Workers (NACAS) are looking to recruit a network of Regional Ambassadors who can join the team to raise brand awareness and contribute to the NACAS mission.

Our Regional Ambassadors will help to raise awareness of our work by becoming a champion, talking about NACAS and to encourage other care and support working professionals become members. This is a really important role as it helps us to reach new people, identify corporate membership opportunities and thank our existing supporters for the work they are doing.

You will be the link between the respective Heads of Individual and Corporate Membership with whom they will have regular contact. This role provides an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to help develop and increase membership for this rapidly growing association. This is a part time, voluntary, role, which will not only enhance the CV of the successful candidate, but which could develop into a paid role as NACAS grows.

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who wants a challenge, and who wants to play a key role in: shaping, building, and developing an association that can help millions of workers in social care.

Benefits to You

  • Gain experience working with a professional organisation

  • A sense of satisfaction and pride for helping and making a valuable difference

  • Develop your skills

  • References for future employment

  • Meet new people

Role Duties

  • To raise awareness of NACAS, its work and its value to the social care workforce.

  • Encourage and inspire care & support workers to become members of the Association.

  • Build relationships with social care organisations

  • Attend events on behalf of the Association.

  • Work with the Board, & the other dept Heads to ensure the effective running of NACAS.

  • To put on local events for care and support workers in your area (to be developed over time).

Candidate Skills

Key requirements for the role are:

  • A good knowledge of your local area

  • The ability to inspire people about the work of NACAS

  • A confident speaker

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Strong written and verbal skills.

  • Be innovative in ways to develop NACAS.

 

Role Commitment

This is a newly created role, and as such the successful applicant has the unique opportunity to shape and develop the role. To start with we would see this role as requiring c15-20 hours effort per month to fit in around the applicant’s other commitments and routines.

Once the successful applicant has been in role for a month or so and got to grips with the key processes, then the time commitment will reduce.

How to Apply

Please submit a CV and a short cover email to sam@nacas.org.uk stating why you would like to be a NACAS Regional Ambassador, and the key skills and experiences you will bring to the role.

 

Applicants will be required to attend an Interview with Sam Easen (Membership Director) and James Nichols (Interim CEO), and provide a referee who can be contacted by phone.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Sam at sam@nacas.org.uk and he will arrange a time to chat.