Volunteer Co-ordinator (Fixed Term Contract)

Recruiter
Royal Voluntary Service
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jun 2019
Closes
22 Jun 2019
Job Type
Administrator
Contract Type
Permanent
Volunteer Co-ordinator (Fixed Term Contract)
Stoke-on-Trent
GBP15,639 per annum

Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative charity that focuses on inspiring people to give the gift of voluntary service to support the NHS and older people at home and in the community. We are now looking for a Volunteer Co-ordinator to join us in Stoke-on-Trent on a fixed term contract until the 31st March 2020.

If you're an enthusiastic and highly organised individual with experience of working with volunteers and supporting and motivating them on a daily basis, this is a fantastic opportunity to grow and advance your career with our outstanding national charity.

Playing a key role in the delivery of a superb service, you'll ensure that people who have been in hospital can find friendly faces, helping hands and an attentive ear to help them back into their lives.

What's more, you'll discover a great team of professionals and volunteers all driving towards the same goal of providing incredible support to the people of Stoke-on-Trent.

As a Volunteer Co-ordinator, you will responsible for co-ordinating the Supporting Your Recovery service.

The Supporting Your Recovery service assists hospital patients on wards and for a period after they are discharged. The aim of the service is to reduce recovery times and readmission to hospital, as well as helping patients reconnect with their communities and minimising feelings of loneliness and isolation.

Reporting to the Service Manager, your role will also involve:

- Meeting and talking with clients to assess and review their needs
- Ensuring volunteer activities are effectively co-ordinated on a day-to-day basis
- Supporting the recruitment and training of volunteers
- Helping to grow and service and increase uptake
- Ensuring all data is recorded in line with organisational standards

To be considered you will need:

- Experience of working with volunteers and supporting and motivating them on a daily basis
- Previous experience of handling personal information and the legal requirements of this
- Knowledge and understanding of volunteers and voluntary services

As a Volunteer Co-ordinator, you will possess excellent communication skills, the ability to build effective relationships and motivate others and an empathetic approach.

This is a full time role, working 35 hours per week Monday - Friday.

The closing date for applications is the 21st June 2019. Interviews are expected to be held on the 3rd July 2019 in Stoke-on-Trent.

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