Posted By: Angela Smith

Date 28-02-19

Volunteer Support Officer Post


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An exciting opportunity to join the team at Friends of Moorfields supporting over 200 volunteers.

Salary: £25kpa + 10% pension contributions.

Hours:  35 hours per week tbc, but will include Mon & Thurs evening and every third Saturday working.

Friends of Moorfields is a thriving and active, member-led charity which has been supporting patients and staff at Moorfields Eye Hospital, a world centre of excellence for the specialist treatment of eye diseases, for more than 50 years. The Friends provide a range of services to support the work of the hospital including managing the team of over 200 volunteers.

The Volunteer Support Officer is a new and exciting role, which has come about as a result of our strategic aim to significantly expand and build on our existing volunteer team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting the Business and Volunteer Services Manager in the, recruitment, administration and support of an additional 200+ volunteers by 2020, working throughout the main hospital at City Road, and some of the larger Moorfields Satellite Sites.

The post-holder will be an all-rounder; someone who is comfortable working on their own initiative, is well organised, numerate, and who enjoys the challenges of supporting a small and friendly team. They will be supported to grow and develop in this role, through an active approach to training and development, and through a positive and empowering working environment.

Download Job Description and Person Spec Here

Closing Date:5pm Wednesday 27th March 2019.
Proposed Interview Date: Friday 5th and Wednesday 10th April 2019

Please send current CV with covering letter explaining how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification to