Lancashire
Home-based
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Merseyside
£30,000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Regional Mentoring Co-ordinator to join the Transitional Mentoring Team at SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity, supports the person behind the uniform; any time they need us, in any way they need us, for as long as they need us. Every year, SSAFA helps more than 82,000 people from the Forces family to get back on their feet; those currently serving, reserves, veterans and their families. Support is there for people at any stage in their military career; from the youngest recruit to the oldest veteran – no one’s service is ever forgotten. We give hope, help and personal support for as long as it takes to get that person’s life back to where they want it to be.

About the role

We are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate coordinator with the ability to manage and support SSAFA beneficiaries and volunteer mentors within a 120-mile Radius of Manchester to cover the North West region of England.  

You will be required to assess the need of the beneficiaries. Monitor, support and review the mentoring relationships with regular engagement with the volunteers. The role will require you to coordinate, manage and record the work of all volunteer mentors. You will also be tasked with briefing, presenting and coordinating the engagement of Key stake holders in your area of responsibility.

This role is home based with extensive travel across the area of responsibility.

About the team

You will be part of a small team from a varied background who are passionate about the support we provide service leavers.   

About you

To carry out this role successfully you will be able to work as a team, whilst being motivated to work independently. Ideally you will have experience of managing a large geographic area. Have excellent communication and IT skills. Volunteer/ people  management would be beneficial whilst a willingness to learn and a passion for making a difference is essential.

SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Interviews: 4th March 2020 in London [If you are invited to attend an interview youmay be asked to undertake an aptitude test / deliver a presentation as part of the selection process.]

SSAFA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to using the Disclosure & Barring Service.

If you wish to apply for any of our vacancies you will be asked to answer some screening questions before completing an application form and uploading your CV.  Personal data to progress your application for employment is covered under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Article 6 Section 1b and Article 9 2b and c. Your details will not be used for any other purpose or shared with a third party without your permission.  Data on unsuccessful candidates will be retained for one year from the vacancy being filled. If you take up employment with us, your information will be held for the duration of your employment plus six full calendar years.

Posted on: 11 February 2020
Closed date: 23 February 2020
Tags: Management, Volunteer Management