Do you thrive leading and managing volunteers?
Prospectus is delighted to work on behalf of a well known health charity to appoint their new Volunteering Manager.
Reporting to the Head of Volunteering, this is a pivotal position responsible for the operational
performance of our client's volunteering department. You will oversee volunteers in two well-known hospitals in Central London ensuring an excellent standard of volunteering experience throughout their journey. This includes recruiting, appointing, inducting, training, supporting and rewarding volunteers as well as managing and nurturing key relationships with the wider health and social care sector and the communities the hospitals serve.
You will also provide effective line management of the Volunteering Support Officer and you will work closely and collaboratively with other Volunteering Managers. You will lead on a strategy for engaging volunteers to meet agreed high-level volunteer recruitment and engagement targets as well as identifying opportunities to design and introduce volunteer opportunities within the wider community and you will liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders at all levels to achieve this.
To be successful in this role, you will have experience of managing volunteering programmes and have a flair for identifying volunteering opportunities and developing plans to fulfil them. You will also have experience of recruiting volunteers and the capability of planning, implementing and delivering training, combined with an understanding of adult learning techniques. You will have programme management and operational experience and exceptional networking, social and interpersonal skills. You will have the ability to use digital technology in all aspects of work, including online platforms/solutions and CRM systems. It is desirable, but not essential, to have experience of working in a hospital environment with volunteers.
As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
In order to apply please submit your CV (Word format) in the first instance. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and application pack and will arrange for a call to brief you on the role. Cover letters are not required.