Royal Voluntary Service is recruiting a Service Manager (p/t)

Job title: Service Manager (part-time) 25 hours per week.

Location: The RVS Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire Hub, Bletchley

Salary: £13,687 – £15,512 (FTE)

Royal Voluntary Service is a leading voluntary organisation and charity, delivering services for older people in local communities throughout the UK. We are looking for a Service Manager to manage our Buckinghamshire Good Neighbours scheme organising befriending visits, transport and other community services.

Based in our regional office in Milton Keynes, this exciting role offers the opportunity to work alongside our dedicated volunteers to deliver our valuable service.  This role’s specific tasks include the effective co-ordination, promotion and delivery of the local good Neighbours scheme, maintaining accurate records to provide statistical information, assisting in the recruitment, induction, training and support of volunteers, as well as the promotion and marketing of the service to both clients and referrers.

The role will include responsibility for the day to day management of the service including monitoring, evaluating and continually improving the service. With an understanding of volunteer management, awareness of Health & Social Care provision and pathways and proven ability to work on their own initiative, the post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the service.

Applicants should possess excellent organisational, communication and IT skills, with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative, as well as part of a team.  You will be confident at liaising with external stakeholders and building new networks. You should have experience of managing people and improving performance.

If you are interested in applying for this role you will need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record in service user or volunteer engagement and an ability to communicate with and influence people. You will be computer literate.

The successful candidate must have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.

This is a permanent, part-time position working 25 hours per week Monday to Friday

Application deadline 15.5.15

For more information about the role and how to apply please email

abigail.hurrell@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

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