City of London, London
£28623 - £32149 per annum
Job description


The role of Senior Volunteer Development lead has become available for a 12-month fixed term maternity cover contract. This exciting role is vital to the delivery of our charities "fighting diabetes with you" outcome driver. The role involves supervision of the North of England volunteer team, significantly the role is to develop maintain and grow our volunteers and supporters in line with our five-year strategy "a generation to end the harm"

Interview Date(s): 10 & 11 November 2021


What we can offer you:

  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days plus bank holidays
  • A Cash Healthcare Plan (giving you up to £1,500 towards a range of out of pocket health expenses like new glasses, dentist, chiropractor or osteopath appointments)
  • Early finish Friday and flexible working as part of our approach to activity based working
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme to give you support on any issues that come up in life
  • Annual season ticket loan* (on completion of your probation period and if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)
  • Very active social scene including sport teams, gardening and other activities
  • Generous pension provision, life assurance and income protection insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme* (eligible for scheme if contract is permanent or longer than 12 months)

*Some benefits aren't available until you've passed your probation period and are dependent on the length of contract.

Main Responsibilities

To supervise and develop the North of England Volunteer team, in synergy with the rest of Team North, to creatively recruit and retain both new and existing volunteers and supporters looking for impactful partnership opportunities in line with our charity's strategy. To oversee and develop all volunteer processes particularity safeguarding in line with Diabetes UK Charitable commission guidelines. Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends is essential

Ideal Candidate

Will be able to demonstrate the ability to build and develop relationships and partnerships internally and externally, have project management skills, remain calm under pressure and have a good sense of balance conflicting priorities. The ideal candidate will be confident in working autonomously managing varying responsibilities, strong knowledge of Safeguarding policy's and producers concerning children and vulnerable adults, the assurance to act as the safeguarding contact.

Please note that all job offers are subject to you providing acceptable evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK.

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Posted on: 11 October 2021
Closed date: 25 October 2021
Job ref: diabetesuk/TP/10938/662
Tags: Volunteer Management