Fixed term contract to 31 January 2021
Project Manager
Ref: V260
Hours/Days per week: 35/5
Salary: £25,143
Location: Newcastle
Closing date: 9am – Friday 24 January 2020
Interview date and Location: 31 January 2020 – Newcastle

To apply, please send your CV, supporting statement & recruitment monitoring form to Andrew Balfour,

Job Description – Project Manager – Newcastle Social Care Project – V260 – click to open

Recruitment Monitoring Form V260 – click to open

About the role

Are you passionate about volunteering?

Do you understand the challenges facing the Social Care sector?

Can you bring people together to find innovative ways of involving volunteers in Social Care?

Volunteering Matters are looking for an experienced and dynamic Project Manager to join our delivery team in Newcastle.

Volunteering Matters is working in partnership with Newcastle City Council to strengthen the volunteering infrastructure around health and social care across the City, building capacity within organisations and identifying new ways to involve volunteers.

To do this, we are focusing on creating and strengthening networks within the city, raising the profile of the impact of volunteers within social care and promoting best practice in volunteer management, with an emphasis on older adults and people living with dementia.

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Project Manager to join our team to lead on this exciting project, working closely with Volunteer Centre Newcastle staff.

We are looking for someone who can work flexibly and creatively, demonstrating an understanding and commitment to our organisational values.

Your role will be to bring people together to share skills, knowledge and experience. You will facilitate conversations and encourage creative thinking around volunteering in health and social care, supporting people to translate ideas into action.
A skilled communicator, you should have a passion for volunteering and the impact it can have on people’s lives and the community we live in.

Occasional evening and weekend work.

Appointment to this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure check (DBS). Having a conviction will not necessarily cause a bar to employment.

In return for your commitment we offer 25 days holiday per year (FTE) plus discretionary festive leave + public holidays. We also offer a 3% employer pension contribution, flexible working opportunities and enhanced employee benefits.

To apply, please send your CV, supporting statement & recruitment monitoring form to Andrew Balfour,

Your supporting statement is of equal importance to us as your CV and is a key part of our shortlisting process. It is an opportunity for you to outline your experience and credentials directly to the details of the post.

Volunteering Matters is committed to the provision of equal opportunities in employment and accordingly wishes to ensure that no job applicant is treated less favourably on unjustifiable grounds. To assist in the monitoring of our performance in relation to equal opportunities you are requested to complete the enclosed monitoring form. The questionnaire is for statistical purposes only. Upon receipt it will be separated from your CV and cover letter and will not form part of the selection process.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive if we have not contacted you by the interview date it means that on this occasion we are unable to take your application further.

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