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Charity Assistant, London or Glasgow

Salary: £10,000 to £20,000

Date Posted: 08 January 2021

Job Type: Part Time

Job Role

OMA Assistant Job Spec

Obesity Management Association, or the OMA in short, is a charity set up to promote the relief of illness, disability and suffering by establishing a self-regulatory professional association for weight management clinics for the proper care, treatment and education of persons who are suffering obesity.

The OMA assistant will be responsible for conducting, promoting, and encouraging research and evaluation into the care, welfare, treatment, and support of the beneficiaries as well as the dissemination of knowledge.

In addition to these duties the OMA assistant will be providing, encouraging and assisting in the teaching and training of any person connected with the care, treatment or welfare of the beneficiaries  by providing and facilitating the provision of vocational training and other training services to such persons.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Arranging meetings throughout the year with both trustees and members. This will include preparing and distributing agendas, minutes, and any follow up tasks
  • Ensuring the company accounts are provided to our accountants and filed promptly
  • Reviewing and updating the website
  • Working in conjunction with the Chairman to appoint a CQC advisor
  • Working in conjunction with the chairman to establish third party partnerships
  • Understanding Obesity and what other companies may want to partner up with the OMA to bring further awareness
  • Updating Companies House on Trustees when appointed or removed  
  • Working in conjunction with marketing to create blogs and great content for the website
  • Reviewing and updating the current membership lists
  • Identifying weight management factors, opportunities for innovation and links between nutrition, mental health, and exercise.
  • Understanding and establishing ways to raise awareness for Obesity, in conjunction with the chairman and trustees
  • Working alongside Doctors in the assessment and enforcement of controlled drugs accountability 
  • General adhoc administration tasks


Skills and Experience

  • Competency in software and applications
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good team player
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask effectively via fast paced environment