HR & Membership Assistant


Are you a capable administrator with a passion for HR and making a difference in the world?

UK-Med is a humanitarian NGO that has been responding to disasters for over thirty years.  We prepare and equip medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit.  We are core partners, providing the clinical component and key support structures of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.

Our HR and Membership Team ensure we have the right people with the right expertise available at the right time.  We work with around 50 core staff members and the UK-Med Register, a group of over 850 health and humanitarian professionals who are ready to deploy international in our emergency responses.  We maintain the capability to staff any emergency response required, including being able to provide a team of 60 health professionals to staff a fully functional field hospital anywhere in the world within 72 hours.

We are recruiting a HR and Membership Assistant who will support all HR processes with a particular focus on the end-to-end recruitment and vetting of health professionals and key support roles. Our ideal candidate will be able to work at pace, managing multiple priorities simultaneously and will have a passion for building a career in HR and a desire to work within an international context. You will have strong planning and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through an important role in our humanitarian programming.




UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK (hybrid working)


Aid Human resources Projects and programmes

Application notes

To apply, please complete the application process online. Submit a current CV and a supporting letter (1-2 pages) that includes:

  • A detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the essential criteria in the person specification found in the Candidate Information Pack

Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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