Healthwatch Leicester and Healthwatch Leicestershire is the consumer champion for health and social care for adults, children and young people. Our role is to enable people to feedback their views and experiences of the health and social care services they receive and for their input to influence how services are planned and delivered in the future.

We have a simple ambition, to make health and social care services better for the people who use them in Leicester and Leicestershire. We are here to understand the needs, experience and concerns of people who use services and speak out on their behalf.

All current vacancies are listed below.

Job Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Working pattern: Full time- 37 hours per week

Salary:  £26,500 per annum plus 5% employer pension contribution

Location: Flexible working- home-based with a requirement to attend the central    office in Leicester regularly, with frequent travel throughout Leicestershire

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and self-motivated Volunteer Coordinator to oversee our Healthwatch Volunteers across all areas of Leicestershire. Working flexibly from both a home base and out of our central office in Leicester city centre, with the need to travel extensively throughout Leicestershire, the Volunteer Coordinator will work closely with all teams across Healthwatch Leicester and Leicestershire to ensure volunteer roles are fulfilled and effective in achieving our strategic aims.

The Volunteer Coordinator will also support volunteers to ensure they have everything they need to conduct tasks effectively and safely, and feel fully informed about our work, mission, and values as a Community Interest Company.

You will need to be flexible, and adaptive and motivated to look at ways we can diversify our volunteering opportunities and help individuals take action to empower local people and get their voices heard about health and social care. You will also be working with external organisations and partners, so you will need excellent communication and time management skills.

If you are interested in joining our friendly team, please download the full job description, complete the job application form, and equal opportunities monitoring form.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Gemma Barrow- Healthwatch Manager

Application form

Job description and Person specification – HWLL Volunteer Coordinator

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the job application form below and return it to Elizabeth Learoyd at quoting job reference number ECSHWLL001.

Please note that we place a great deal of importance on the security and privacy of all personal information in our possession and during your application, we will provide you with our Applicant Privacy Notice for your consent to manage and retain your data as stated in the Applicant Privacy Notice. No agency phone calls and/or telephone or email enquiries.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation, or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Closing date: 9 February 2022