Senior Service Assistant - Part Time (Contract)

Royal Voluntary Service
£15,000 - £19,999
05 Feb 2018
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Senior Service Assistant - Part Time (Contract) Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire (with travel throughout Stoke-on-Trent) £8.00 per hour If you have a great leadership style and experience of working with volunteers, this is a superb opportunity to take on a rewarding contract with a progressive and dedicated charity. Royal Voluntary Service is an innovative not-for-profit organisation that helps to make life better for older people in the UK. We believe that everybody should matter, regardless of how old they are. We are now looking for a Senior Service Assistant to join us on a part time basis, on a contract until the 31st May 2018. Within an engaging and team-oriented environment, you will have the chance to make a positive, lasting impact on your local community in a role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities. As the Senior Service Assistant, you will support the Service Co-ordinators with the day-to-day delivery of our Supporting Your Recovery service. This new service will ensure that older vulnerable people are offered the support they need after they’ve been discharged from A&E, hospital or on referral from other routes. In this key role, you will: - Recruit, develop, supervise and motivate volunteers - Produce volunteer rotas to ensure that sufficient cover is provided at all times - Engage with voluntary and statutory networks and organisations to ensure that service users receive the support they need - Promote the charity and their work - Travel to sites throughout Stoke-on-Trent Interested? To be considered, you will need: - Experience of supervising people and teams, including recruitment, training, supervision and management of workloads and performance - Previous experience of managing and supporting volunteers and volunteer-led support groups, including experience of recruiting, inducting, training and managing volunteers - Knowledge and experience of general administrative systems and processes of using IT to support these systems, such as databases and spreadsheets - Proficiency in industry standard IT systems to a moderate standard, such as MS Office, email and the internet - At a minimum GCSEs (or equivalent) - A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle Self-motivated and resourceful, as the Senior Service Assistant, you’ll have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A great eye for detail, a positive attitude and superb time-management abilities are also key. Please note, this is a part time role, working 20 hours per week, Sunday – Thursday. The closing date for applications is the 14th February 2018. Interview dates will be scheduled in the process.  To apply for the role of Senior Service Assistant (Part Time, Contract), please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Senior Service Assistant, Part Time, Contract, Service Delivery Co-ordinator, Volunteering Co-ordinator, Volunteering Team Leader, Volunteer Supervisor, Project Co-ordinator, Charity. Working hours: 20 hours per week, Sunday – Thursday