The application deadline for these roles has now passed, applicants will be contacted soon regarding the success of their application.
Volunteering Project Manager - Wounded, Injured and Sick Service Personnel and Veterans - 2 posts (North of England and Midlands/East of England)
Step Together Volunteering's Rehabilitation through Volunteering project provides in-depth supported to wounded, injured and sick (WIS) service personnel and veterans across the UK to engage in community volunteering as part of the rehabilitation and recovery process.
We are seeking 2 Volunteering Project Managers to work directly with WIS clients in the North of England and the Midlands/East of England areas, working alongside Personnel Recovery Staff and veteran charity representatives engaged in the WIS recovery programmes.
Through one-to-one support, group presentations, workshops, visits and follow-up coaching, the post-holders will encourage and support their clients into volunteering placements, with the aim of enhancing confidence and personal skills and supporting a successful transition to civilian life.
The positions will both be home-based in the North of England and Midlands/East of England respectively, and will require significant travel to clients, referral agencies, recipient charities and the PRUs in Catterick (for the North of England role) and Colchester (for the Midlands/East of England role), so the use of a car and a full, clean driving licence is essential.
The position requires persistence, self-motivation and determination, and would be very well suited to someone with direct military (or military family) experience at management level. The ability to relate to veterans and soldiers of all genders and all ages, and their families, with a specific focus on supporting those who have been wounded, injured or sick. Applicants should be comfortable with remote working.
North of England WIS VPM - 28 hours per week (to be worked over 4 or 5 days) £25,000 per annum pro rata (£20,000 actual).
Midlands/East of England WIS VPM - 21 hours per week (to be worked over 3 to 5 days) £25,000 per annum pro rata (£15,000 actual).
Please see the attached job descriptions for further information.
Both posts are 12 month fixed term contracts, to be made permanent subject to funding.
Applications should be made using our pro forma Application Form and emailed/sent to [email protected] explaining clearly how you meet the criteria outlined in the attached person specification no later than 12 noon on Friday 27th September 2019.
Should you have any queries about either vacancy, please email [email protected]