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Work for Us

Work for Muscular Dystrophy UK, and you’ll join a dynamic community of individuals, families, researchers, scientists, supporters, donors, staff and volunteers. Together, we’re stronger. Join us.  

We provide

We foster a supportive work environment where you can develop your skills and nurture your personal growth. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from people with muscle wasting conditions. 

Flexible, hybrid working options and family friendly policies
Career development opportunities while supporting a vital cause
A diverse and inclusive workforce
Support and guidance from dedicated managers and colleagues
A team-oriented culture 

At Muscular Dystrophy UK, you’ll have the opportunity to do fulfilling work that directly impacts people’s lives in a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. We also have some fantastic employee benefits.  

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days per annum (for full-time staff), increasing one day each year after five years’ service up to a maximum of 30 days 
  • Time off in lieu for out-of-hours work 
  • We contribute 5% of your basic salary into a group personal pension plan with a minimum personal contribution of 3% 
  • A free, 24-hour confidential counselling and information service (HSF Assist) and access to an individual health cash plan 
  • Life insurance through death-in-service benefits from the first day of employment  
  • Interest-free season ticket loans for London commuters
  • Membership of Cycle Scheme, which provides tax incentives for green commuting 

For more information about our job opportunities or benefits, please contact our Human Resources team.

Our Employability Service

If you live with a muscle wasting or weakening condition our Employability Service is here to support you to get into employment that works for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We have a diverse community of 110,000 people with over 60 muscle wasting conditions. Access to care and treatments should be equitable for everyone, and no one should be disadvantaged or experience discrimination. We are taking action to tackle all forms of racism, discrimination, inequality and inequity in our workplace and all our services.

Become a volunteer

Join our incredible team of volunteers and become a valued member of our community – and have lots of fun and rewarding experiences along the way. We have a range of opportunities for everyone, whatever their skills, knowledge, interests, or availability. 

“It’s very fulfilling to work for a charity that really does make an impact for the people it exists for. Over the years I have got to know some extraordinary people who support and work for the charity, which keeps me motivated every day.”

Krishan Solanki
Head of Events & Regional Development

“Everyone at MDUK is really committed to seeing everyone else succeed. There will always be someone on the team willing to lend their time and expertise. It’s great to feel so supported by everyone.”

Jack McLellan
Employability Officer