Job offer in Ireland Oral History and Public Engagement Officer (Belfast) at The University of Manchester

We are looking for Oral History & Public Engagement Officers in Belfast to join NHS at 70: The Story of Our Lives – a national programme of work supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund to preserve NHS heritage and build on its 70th anniversary in 2018 by collecting stories and memorabilia from a diverse range of communities.

Your role will be to deliver the oral histories collection in the locality, organise community events and contribute to the evaluation process.

You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with excellent oral history and communication skills.  You will have proven experience of engaging and motivating people, and be comfortable interacting with all levels of the community to build networks.  You will be able to use your initiative to solve problems and effectively prioritise your workload. 

You must have excellent knowledge of the locality and be willing to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more details of the roles. 

This is a part-time, fixed term positions (0.60FTE for 9 months).

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Stephanie Snow


Tel: 0161 275 0560


Name: Dr Angela Whitecross


Technical support:


Tel:      0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel:      0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Further Particulars and Job Description


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