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Volunteer Services Partner

East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Post date
14 May 2024
Closing date
28 May 2024
Milton Hospice, CB24 6AB
Salary £22,500 - £24,000 per annum, depending on experience
Part-Time 22.5 - 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday
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East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) supports families and cares for children and young people with life threatening conditions across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Over the past 30 years, EACH has developed an enviable reputation in the field of children’s palliative care.

We are the largest provider of palliative and end of life care and support for children and their families in East Anglia, delivering a comprehensive range of services in our hospices, family homes, hospital and wider community.

All three of our hospices; The Nook (Norfolk), The Treehouse (Ipswich) and Milton (Cambridge) were rated OUTSTANDING by the Care Quality Commission

Volunteer Services Partner

Hybrid Role – Milton Hospice Office, CB24 6AB & Home Working

Part-Time 22.5 – 30 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Permanent Contract

Salary £22,500 – £24,000 per annum, depending on experience

*A Full UK Driving License and use of own car is essential for this role*

Comprehensive range of benefits:

  • Free onsite parking & Subsidised Meals
  • Flexibility of hybrid working
  • Enhanced Annual leave Entitlement – 27 days + 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • AVIVA pension package – up to 7% Employer Contribution inc Life Assurance
  • Free Eye Tests & Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This is an existing post working within a small busy team of four Volunteer Services Partners, reporting to the Volunteer Services and Development Manager.

Your work basis will be hybrid between working from home and our Milton Hospice Office, CB24 6AB. A full UK driving license and use of own car is essential for this role as occasional travel may be required to EACH’s other sites across East Anglia.

Are you:

  • Someone who is passionate about the power of volunteering and who is interested in having a positive impact within a rewarding charity?
  • A strong team player who is self motivated and able to juggle workload with a flexible approach?
  • Confident in speaking with potential volunteers and engaging with internal and external stakeholders?

Do you have:

  • Experience in recruiting or managing volunteers/staff (preferred but not essential)?
  • Excellent IT skills including excel (and ideally using a Cascade/Volunteering, HR database)?
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills?

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting and onboarding volunteers across Cambridgeshire within in our shops, fundraising teams, Help at Home service and our hospice.
  • Matching volunteers to areas compatible with their skills and to maximise these to the benefit of EACH and the volunteer.
  • Nurture relationships with key external recruitment sources for your area.
  • Providing potential and existing volunteers with friendly, responsive and effective support.
  • Offer support and guidance to those who manager volunteers across the organisation.

At EACH, we are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community and from eligible candidates from BAME backgrounds. EACH is also committed to the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.

EACH is proud to be Investors in People accredited.

EACH reserves the right to close this vacancy early, should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

This post is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to appointment.

It is a criminal offence for people who are barred from working in Regulated Activity (under the Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups Act 2006) to apply for roles that require them to work unsupervised with that particular group.

EACH has a legal responsibility to ensure that its employees have the legal right to live and work in the UK. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to verification that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.

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