Healthwatch Kingston Upon Hull is the consumer champion for local health and social care services. It takes the experiences that people have of local care and uses them to help influence change and bring about improvements to the health and social care services people receive. Healthwatch is a statutory service, and each Local Authority area in England has its own local Healthwatch service. Hull CVS holds the contract for the delivery of Healthwatch in Hull, and we are currently recruiting for the following position on a maternity cover basis.
Volunteer Coordinator (Maternity Cover to August 2022)
Salary: £20,000 pa pro rata
Hours: 17.5 hours per week (can be worked flexibly over at least 3 days)
Base: The Strand, Beverley Road
The work of Healthwatch is supported by a network of volunteers who carry out a variety of roles within the service, from visiting local health and care services to conducting surveys and attending meetings and community events. We are now seeking an organised and outgoing individual to support and coordinate the work of our local volunteers.
The successful candidate will oversee the recruitment, supervision and management of Healthwatch volunteers and ensure they are able to contribute fully to the service. The post holder will also ensure that volunteering policies and procedures are implemented and kept up to date, and will support the coordination of Enter and View activity, which is one of the statutory powers of Healthwatch.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
For further information about this role please contact Jayne Davies on 07876 548269.
To apply for the position, please send a CV, covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role and a completed equal opportunities monitoring form, to:
Hull CVS & Meeting New Horizons
75 Beverley Road
Direct Tel: 01482 595541
Main Tel: 01482 324474
Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 2021
Interview: w/c 13th December 2021
Start Date: ASAP in January 2022
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