Volunteering Manager x3 - Various London Hospitals

Imperial Health Charity
£40,087 - £44,306, starting on £40,087
Closing date
7 Dec 2021

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Volunteering Manager x3 - Various London Hospitals
About Us
We're Imperial Health Charity, an organisation that helps our hospitals do more through grants, arts, volunteering and fundraising. We support the five hospitals of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust: Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and the Western Eye.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, we successfully managed an emergency response at our hospitals, engaging over 580 crisis response volunteers (most of whom we recruited during the pandemic).
Since then, and as the pandemic has calmed and then intensified again, we have been working to restart and rebuild our volunteering programme to align with new ways of working and the new realities of our health service.
As such, we’re looking for three Volunteering Managers to join our team and deliver our volunteering strategy across our hospital sites: Charing Cross, Hammersmith and Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and the Western Eye.
Your Benefits
- Salary of £40,087 - £44,306, starting on £40,087
- 25 days’ holiday (increasing with service) plus Bank Holidays
- An extra day’s holiday to be taken one week either side of your birthday
- Access to gym discounts
- Support towards healthcare costs, including eye tests and dental, and support with mental health through counselling
- Interest-free season ticket loan
- Pension (with employer contributions of 10%)
- Life insurance
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave, above statutory requirements
- Sick and compassionate leave above statutory requirements
- High street and online discounts through a Blue Light Card
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real, positive impact on our volunteering programme and build excellent, long-lasting links with our local communities and support the work of our NHS Trust.
We’re keen to take our volunteering programme to the next level and you will play a key role in our success moving forward joining a dedicated team committed to delivering fantastic care, support and opportunities.
Sound interesting? If you have experience in managing operational activities and are eager to bring your skills and expertise to our organisation, apply today!
The Role
As a Volunteering Manager, you will lead our volunteering strategy and oversee the delivery of the volunteering programme in the hospital in which you are based.
Our volunteers form a vital part of our fabric and play a key role in helping us continue to provide a high-quality experience for our patients, staff and visitors. You’ll manage the recruitment, selection and induction of volunteers, ensuring that they support the needs of our NHS Trust and have a great volunteering experience.
You’ll champion our organisation with NHS staff, patients and members of the public and build strong relationships within the hospital and across the local community, promoting our volunteering opportunities.
In addition, you’ll provide effective line management to the Volunteering Officer and design new volunteer roles, including placements suitable for 16-21 year olds.
About You
To join us as a Volunteering Manager, you will need:
- Experience in managing operational activities, deploying people and resources, and taking responsibility for risk and safety management
- Project management experience
- Strong IT skills
- Coaching, mentoring and facilitation skills
- Experience in, and confidence, presenting or delivering training to a variety of audiences
- The ability to write well for a range of audiences using a variety of methods
- Great interpersonal, networking and relationship-building abilities
The following experience would be great but if you are willing to learn don’t let not having it put you off applying:
- Experience of managing a volunteering programme based on current sector best practice, including emerging trends and legal implications

The positions are full-time working 35 hours per week.
The closing date for applications is the 7th December 2021.
An enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
Other organisations may call this role Volunteering Support Manager, Senior Volunteering Co-ordinator, Volunteering Support Supervisor, Volunteering Supervisor, Volunteering Team Leader, or Senior Volunteering Support Officer.
Webrecruit and Imperial Health Charity are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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