The closing date for the following vacancies is 25th September 2013.

Head of Research Ref: HoR-01

Location:        Home based
Salary:        £26-30K (for a 28 hour week)

Can you help drive forward our research strategy and raise the profile of the TSA nationally and across the world?  Then this exciting opportunity could be for you. We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to help shape and grow the Tuberous Sclerosis Association’s (TSA) research portfolio.  With the professional credibility and experience of research and/or research management, the successful candidate will be instrumental in driving forward our research strategy and raising our profile nationally and internationally.

Head of Support Services: Ref HoSS-02

Location:        Home based
Salary:        £26-30K (for a 28 hour week)

The TSA is seeking a talented individual to facilitate the expansion and development of the TSA’s support services and to provide clear leadership and direction for support services. The post holder will work with staff and volunteers from across the organisation to ensure our services are of the highest quality.  They will also work to support and promote improvement in the provision of statutory services for people affected by TSC. The successful candidate with have a proven track record (at least 2 years) in the delivery and management of services in the voluntary, health or social care sectors.  Project, budget and line-management experience are essential.

TSC Adviser Ref: Adv-03

Salary:     £15-16K (for a 21 hour week)  
Location:    Home based (Midlands, Eastern England, Yorkshire & The Humber).

The TSA is looking for a motivated individual with experience in patient advocacy and a working knowledge of statutory services  (health, social care and education). The successful candidate will provide information, advice and support to families and individuals affected by TSC, on the telephone, by email, letter and through home visits.  They will also work with relevant professionals to ensure that individuals with TSC and their families get the optimum service from health, education and social care.  The successful candidate will have warmth and empathy and will be able to work with people who have a wide range of abilities.  Good communication and organisational skills are essential.

Job descriptions and application forms can be downloaded from the Third Sector Website:

For an informal discussion contact Jayne Spink on 0208 690 2288 or via e-mail-: