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Volunteering Business Partner

People, Finance and Business Solutions
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37888 - 44752
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Volunteering Business Partner
Homebased (UK)
£37,888 - £44,752 per annum
35 hours per week

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Are you a passionate, creative and proactive Senior Volunteer Manager looking for a new opportunity to make a difference? Have you had experience designing and implementing a robust digital volunteer offer? Are you able to quickly develop effective working relationships and be able to influence and challenge at senior levels within an organisation?

We are looking for an experienced volunteering professional to join our team here at the National Deaf Children’s Society as a Volunteering Business Partner. We will be supporting the organisation’s plans for digital innovation, with a focus on adapting and delivering many of our services digitally to support deaf children, young people and their families wherever they are in the UK.

Our Volunteering team sits as part of the wider People team within the organisation, offering support, advice and guidance to teams across all Directorates. The Volunteering Business Partner will lead a team of Volunteer Managers and Coordinators, to evolve our volunteer offer within the organisation, including the way we engage, recruit, train and develop our volunteers, as new online and face to face services, events and campaigning opportunities are created over time.

To apply for this role, you will have to complete an online application and specify how you meet the person specification criteria, as outlined in the job description. To do this, we suggest that you download the job description from our website before starting your application.

Currently, the application process works best on desktop/laptop devices.

The closing date for applications is on Sunday 5 December 2021 at 23:59.

We expect interviews to be held remotely w/c 13 December 2021.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young adults and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment.

An enhanced disclosure check will be sought in relation to the successful applicant for this post as they will be expected to take on the responsibility of being the Designated Safeguarding Lead for the People team. This will be shared with Human Resources and may also be shared with the Safeguarding Manager and the relevant management team. All applicants must also complete a self-disclosure form.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If a disability or long-term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats. If you require reasonable adjustments for taking part in the interview, please indicate this in response to the corresponding question in the application form.

Additional information about the support we offer is on our jobs page.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and committed to offering interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.

As part of the recruitment process, candidates will be asked to declare and explain their gaps in employment. All our offers of employment are subject to pre-employment checks – these checks include but are not limited to references, right to work in the UK, disclosure (if applicable) and qualifications (if applicable).

The National Deaf Children’s Society is a registered charity in England and Wales (1016532) and Scotland (SC040779).

This job is being posted by Webrecruit on behalf of the National Deaf Children's Society. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.