Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Up to £19276 per annum

Part-time

REQ0000025ZN

About the organisation

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Job Description

Coordinator - Mobility Aids Service
Location: Nottingham
Contract type: Permanent
17.5 hours per week (3 days per week to be agreed)
Salary: GBP 19,276 per annum (pro rata)

Could you train, support and coordinate a team of volunteers within Nottingham?

We have a new vacancy for a Co-ordinator to join our Mobility Aids team. In this role, you will manage the daily operations of the local spoke offices in Nottingham, as well as overseeing the recruitment, training, and guidance of a group of volunteers.

You will also maintain volunteer records and sufficient volunteer numbers to ensure that service users receive the highest levels of customer care.


This role is based from our Nottingham spoke, but will also cover the surrounding area including Derby and Chesterfield where other spoke offices are located.



About the team

The Mobility Aids Service (MAS) supports people who need short-term hire of wheelchairs and other equipment to remain living independently.

The MAS works on a hub and spoke logistics basis with hubs undertaking cleaning, maintenance and administration and spokes maintaining a high standard of service user interaction and support.

This role might be for you if

You're a 'people person' - you'll have experience leading, motivating, training and supporting a team

You've got experience of working in a busy office, you can prioritise and manage your workload along with that of your team who will often be based remotely

You're able to lead a team through a period of change and have the ability to deal with sometimes difficult issues in a sensitive manner

You're comfortable within a warehouse environment, manual handling equipment when supporting customers with their pickup of equipment



Closing date for applications is 23:59 on, Tuesday 23rd July 2019 with interview to follows.



We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:


  • 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) pro rata for part time

  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave

  • Up to 6% contributory pension

  • Flexible working policy


A little bit more about us

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.


Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.


At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK.

We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse.

We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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