Job Description


Service Manager (Contract)

Service Manager (Contract) 
Leicester, Leicestershire
£9.81 per hour  Are you a passionate individual who wants to make a difference? Want to take your next step as a Service Manager with a leading charity? If so, we would love to hear from you.  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 Service Manager to join us on a contract until the 31st March 2019. This is your chance to become an integral member of a passionate team, make a positive impact and oversee services that improve people’s lives for the better. As the Service Manager, you will deliver our LRI Hospital Transport and Supporting You at Home services. Our LRI Hospital Transport service provides patients with vital transport links during their oncology treatment, and our Supporting You at Home service aims to help older people to live independently at home and avoid admission to hospital. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will: - Manage the co-ordination, promotion and delivery of the services
- Help to recruit, train and support volunteers and staff  
- Promote the benefits of services 
- Take responsibility for the day-to-day budget management of the services 
- Make sure that accurate records are maintained 
- Monitor, evaluate and identify ways to continually improve the service To be considered, you will need: - A full, valid driving licence
- Proficiency in industry standard IT systems, such as MS Office, email and the internet 
- Strong literacy and numeracy skills  Organised and focused, as the Service Manager, you must have great interpersonal and communication skills. You must also have a team player mentality and superb planning abilities. Experience of general administrative processes and maintaining databases would be beneficial, as would experience of working with volunteers and/or volunteer-led support groups. This is a full time role, working 35 hours per week. The closing date for applications is the 28th May 2018, with interview dates to be confirmed. To apply for the role of Service Manager (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: Service Manager, Community Support Manager, Volunteering Team Leader, Volunteer Supervisor, Project Manager, Community Service Manager, Charity