Volunteer Network Co-ordinator.3562

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/09/2019 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371
Hours per week:
Job Category:
HR / Training
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
11 Sep
Further Information

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

Northumberland County Council is looking to recruit a Volunteer Network Coordinator to establish a volunteer network in line with the Council’s Strategic objectives to have a central volunteer function.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the benefits of volunteering and to be an advocate for the volunteer network and organisation both internally and externally.

The role will require you to develop, promote, embed and sustain volunteers within the organisation in line with national and local priorities. You will identify local strategic volunteer priorities and promote best practice and innovation with regards to the volunteers at the Council.   

You will be the first point of contact in providing volunteer advice and guidance to managers and employees in regards volunteer network initiatives, roadshows and projects and you will be expected to lead on designated projects and specialist areas as directed by HR line managers.

A sound working knowledge of project management is essential to the role, as is previous experience of working within a HR/recruitment environment. 

We are offering: 
- A starting salary of £27,905 (rising to £31,371)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangements

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification

Closing date for applications is midnight on 11th September 2019

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) claire.coe01@northumberland.gov.uk  We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

Please note
This job is closed for applications.