Contract type: Permanent
35 hours per week
Salary: GBP 22,083 to GBP 23,025 DOE including Inner London Weighting
About the role
This role operates within one of the local People & Learning teams and as part of the team ensures the delivery of the foundation training programme through direct personal delivery and managing a team of volunteer Foundation Training Programme tutors one of these teams will be recruited, trained, developed, quality monitored, managed and supported by each of the FTP tutor co-ordinators.
The role primarily supports UK Ops services colleagues to meet all of their volunteer recruitment and induction training (including Ops staff) needs as described in their workforce plans. The role is accountable for the high quality delivery of the foundation training programme (and any other induction that the organisation might require) and it use as an integral element of the selection process for potential new volunteer. The role and its volunteer tutor team are integral in ensuring that the new recruit's experience is a positive one and one which increases the chance of retention and a fulfilling volunteering journey.
About the team
The P&L Directorate delivers the organisation's People Goals enabling an increasingly diverse workforce to be truly aligned to our mission, values and fundamental principles. Working across the organisation, the Directorate ensures that there are volunteering and employment arrangements which enable managers to recruit, develop, recognise and retain our people which meet the needs of each part of the organisation and is focused on making a difference to people in crisis. The Directorate works through a strong organisation development approach with a focus on engagement through transparency and openness.
About the person
This role requires candidates to have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, candidates must also have/be:
- Educated to GCSE level or equivalent by experience
- literate. Experience of using email, word processing, Powerpoint and spreadsheet packages
- Dealing with the public in person and by phone
- Collaborative team working
- The ability to work with minimal supervision
- Delivering training to staff and/or volunteers
Closing date for applications is 23:59, on the Tuesday 3rd October 2017. Interview will be held on, Tuesday 17th October 2017.
About the organisation
The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.
Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.
We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Childcare vouchers
The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes PVG/DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
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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