England, United Kingdom

£18,000 - £21,000 per year

Permanent, Full-time

VC040719

About the organisation

Imago is a long established, well respected and effective charity working across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London to deliver a range of ser... Read more

Job Description

We’re looking for someone with a passion for volunteering to join the Imago team. In this role you will recruit, train and manage volunteers for our services working with adult carers, older people and adults with complex needs in Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale. Our volunteer roles are varied and include providing one-to-one emotional and practical support in people’s homes or community settings, and facilitating group activities and events.

There are opportunities to plan recruitment campaigns and attend events, as well as managing volunteer applications, interviews and induction. It’s really important that volunteers have a great experience with Imago so you will ensure they receive training, supervision and feel supported in their role. You will also lead on recognising and celebrating individual and wider volunteer achievements.

Attention to detail is a key skill and you will maintain excellent records using our bespoke database; and carry out regular evaluation of the service, ensuring volunteers are at the heart of the process.

You can help others to make a difference

You can help others to make a difference.

In this role, you will ensure that volunteers understand how to respond to challenging and complex situations with a sensitive and measured response, in line with Imago Safeguarding and Lone Working Policies; as well as keeping up-to-date records using our bespoke database.

Post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  A full, clean driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential as you will be working in different locations.

To apply, please either submit your CV with a short covering note outlining your CURRENT SALARY.

Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.

Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.