We're looking for an experienced administrator to to join the team on a permanent basis. The post will support the recruitment process for new volunteers, and support the functions of our volunteering team with the ongoing welfare, development and retention of volunteers in positions across the trust
Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.
For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the ‘Job Description and Main Responsibilities’ section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.
What we can offer you
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
What you’ll do
You’ll provide a comprehensive administration role in support of the Voluntary Services Team and support a broad range of recruitment, training and welfare interventions. Ensure compliance with NHS ‘pre-employment check standards and good practice in volunteer management. You’ll welcome and respond to all new applicants & progress volunteer applications across our recruitment systems and will support existing volunteers by additionally ensuring their training and welfare requirements are met.
What we’re looking for
Ideally, you’ll have recent relevant experience in a similar role and experience of recruiting volunteers specifically would be beneficial. You’ll need to have knowledge of pre-employment checks & legislation acquired through relevant prior training or experience and proven organisational & administration skills as you’ll need to be able to process and track multiple applications & support the wider administration requirements of the team.