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Coproduction and Volunteer Manager

Exeter, Devon
£33,835 - £37,878 per annum depending on experience
Closing date
16 Nov 2020
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Coproduction and Volunteer Manager
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
Salary: £33,835 - £37,878 per annum depending on experience
Contract: Permanent

This organisation is looking for someone passionate about volunteer and service user involvement to join and lead their approach to volunteer management and service user engagement. You’ll shape future service delivery by harnessing the voice of lived experience, ensuring those who use their services are listened to and have an influence on the way their service develops at every level, and helping to embed a culture of coproduction and participation for all.

You’ll engage their growing team of volunteers, making sure they are supported from recruitment through to induction and training, and developing volunteer pathways that allow them to contribute to their work at different levels. You’ll champion those with lived experience and complex lives, helping them to develop and take part in community initiatives, socially enterprising activities, and innovative and creative projects that help offer support to people in recovery.

What they’re looking for

They’re looking for someone with experience leading volunteer projects and engaging with community partners. You’ll be passionate about ensuring those with lived experience have a voice, and will have experience and knowledge of coproduction and user involvement strategies.

You’ll have experience working within substance misuse (or a related field) and will have good knowledge of models of recovery and the role of the community in supporting recovery. You’ll also have some experience of people management, and will be comfortable leading a team and providing line management support.

They’re looking for someone who thinks creatively, developing innovative ways to engage others and working collaboratively with a range of people and organisations. You’ll be committed to helping to develop a culture that is positive, dynamic, creative, flexible, forward-thinking and outcomes-focused.

About this charity

This is a thriving charity providing services across Devon and Dorset, in the community and within prisons. They offer a number of dynamic and innovative initiatives which work alongside people to improve their wellbeing, social connections and employability. They’re passionate about supporting individuals who face complex issues, including substance misuse, mental ill health, and other harmful, addictive and offending behaviour, to improve their lives. The fundamental belief underpinning their work is that, given the right support and resources, people can and do make remarkable changes.

This organisation can offer you a real opportunity for new, challenging and highly rewarding experiences. In return for your commitment and enthusiasm, they offer a comprehensive training & development programme, a generous leave package, pension scheme, and a positive, friendly working environment.

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 16th November 2020
Interviews will be held w/c 30th November 2020.
Please ensure that you quote reference number 77.20 on your application.

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates are subject to additional checks including DBS (to the appropriate level) and prison vetting – details will be specified as part of the vacancy details. Outcomes of these additional checks will be considered before any offer/appointment is confirmed.

No agencies please.

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