Service Manager – Part Time (Contract)
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
£9.88 per hour
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 part time Service Manager to join us on a contract until the 31st March 2022.
If you have experience of managing and motivating teams of staff and volunteers, this is the perfect opportunity to enhance your experience in the charity sector with a well-established organisation.
In this exciting role, you will have the chance to lead a passionate group of volunteers and deliver services that will make a positive impact on your local community.
As a Service Manager, you will be tasked with delivering our Supporting Your Recovery and On Ward services, which aim to support older people during and after a hospital stay.
A key area of your role will be to expand the existing team of volunteers in the emergency part of the hospital. Volunteers will offer emotional support and reassurance to patients going through trauma or people with a family member who is being treated.
You’ll recruit, train and lead a team of volunteers to provide practical support and companionship to patients and staff within the emergency department in Addenbrooke's Hospital.
Specifically, you will:
- Manage rotas
- Ensure that the services are delivered in-line with contractual agreements
- Maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders
- Develop a volunteer recruitment plan
To be considered, you’ll need:
- Experience of managing a similar service type
- Previous experience of managing and motivating teams of staff and volunteers
- Knowledge of the needs of the community, local steering groups, any associated groups, community centre entertainment providers and health and social care bodies
- An understanding of how to use basic data to monitor trends and provide forecasts
Organised and customer focused, as the Service Manager, you will be a strong communicator with a team player mentality and the ability to plan effectively.
This is a part time role, working 16 hours per week, between Monday – Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
The closing date for applications is the 30th June 2019, with interviews scheduled to be held on the 4th July 2019.
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