“I am proud and excited to be in a position to promote the hospice's work, strengthen long-term relationships, develop new ones and grow our fundraising income.”
Sam, Head of Fundraising

Volunteer Services Manager (Maternity Leave Cover)

£31,751 pa

37.5 hours per week

About us:

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we care for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening conditions. We support around 300 families both in our hospice and in family homes every year.

Our support services are wide ranging and bespoke to each family including end of life treatment and care, respite short breaks, counselling, sibling support groups, music therapy, home visits and much much more.  It costs more than £5m to keep our doors open for families across South Yorkshire and beyond. We receive around 15% of our funding from government sources.

The role:

At Bluebell Wood, our volunteers are a vital part of what we do. If you have volunteering at your heart; can lead and inspire our volunteer team, and champion and promote the benefits of volunteering throughout the hospice, and in our wider community, we’d love to hear from you.

The requirements:

We’re looking for someone who has experience of project management and delivery. Ideally from a HR or volunteer services background, you’ll need to demonstrate experience of people management and have been a volunteer yourself. You should have great professional networks and be comfortable working with key influencers, both internally and externally. Most importantly, you should have a commitment to and empathy for the philosophy of working within a children’s hospice.

In return, we can offer you a fantastic working environment and the following benefits:

  • 33 days’ annual leave with the option to buy and sell
  • Sick pay
  • Health Care Cash Back Scheme
  • Free counselling sessions
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Enhanced paternity pay
  • Enhanced parental bereavement leave
  • Compassionate leave
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Training & Development
  • Investment in your wellbeing
  • Volunteering & shadowing days
  • Free parking on main site
  • Free drinks and subsidised meals
  • Time off in lieu
  • Uniform
  • Eligible for NHS Blue Light Card
  • Eligible for The Company Shop

At Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice we value everyone who works with us, embrace individual differences and recognise that great things happen when we work together.

How to apply:

For informal enquiries please contact Beck Lund on 01909 514360, or email [email protected]

Download the job description and person specification here

Download your application form here

Please download the job description and person specification for more information and if you think you have what we are looking for, download and complete the application form above and return it to [email protected]  

Closing date:      6th December 2022

Interviews:         19th December 2022

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