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VOLUNTEERING AND ENGAGEMENT OFFICER


Salary: £18-£20,000 depending on experience
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Holiday: 25 days (pro rata)
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 12/01/2018
Interview date: 16/01/2018

Purpose of job
This is a varied and hands on role, supporting a wide range of people to take part in activities, forums and volunteering. You will use your people skills, engaging personality and positive approach to encourage people from a wide range of backgrounds including ex-offenders, people with mental and physical health conditions, learning disabilities, people from other countries and lone parents to engage. You will be facilitating groups, with a particular focus on art and craft, supporting people to volunteer in the community, organising social activities and forums and promoting our work to partners.

There is a strong focus on supporting people to gain skills, improve wellbeing and progress to other opportunities or employment. You’ll need some experience of delivering support to disadvantaged people, including the ability to work within professional boundaries, adhere to policies and procedures, and collect data.

Please submit a covering letter with your CV highlighting why you would be suitable for the role, referring to the essential and desirable criteria in the job description. CV’s submitted without a covering letter will not be accepted.

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You can access the job description by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/hV9w2Y

CANCER SUPPORT COORDINATOR- INVOLVE OLDER PEOPLE

Salary: Up to £22,000 pro rata
Hours: 15 per week worked flexibly
Contract: Fixed term
Length of contract: Three years
Closing date: 12/01/2018
Interview date: 16/01/2018.

Purpose of job
This is a particularly rewarding role supporting the most isolated and vulnerable older people living with cancer for a three-year project funded by the Sobell Foundation. You will recruit, train and support a small team of volunteers to provide a specialist service in the community, providing emotional support, friendship, practical help and guidance to clients. This will include supporting people with their plans around end of life, liaison with other services and ensuring best practice in working with this client group. You will need experience of supporting and enabling people, ideally those living with health conditions or at end of life, a caring, empathetic approach alongside an ability to work within professional boundaries and adhere to policies and procedures.

Please submit a covering letter with your CV highlighting why you would be suitable for the role, referring to the essential and desirable criteria in the job description. CV’s submitted without a covering letter will not be accepted.

Please submit your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
You can access the job description by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/TFRPD3