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*****NEW VACANCIES 24th July 2014*****

Welcome Home Project Co-ordinator
(Full-time, 12 month contract)

Working as part of our Projects and Transport Teams, you will co-ordinate an exciting new project called ‘Welcome Home’, part of pioneering work taking place to re-shape health and care services in Cornwall.  Based at our Head Office in Truro, the role involves working with our teams and partners to support and encourage community activity through voluntary action; recruiting and supporting volunteers to help people recently discharged from hospital and accessing community-based assets and activity to provide appropriate support.

The successful applicant should have excellent organisational & communications skills and be experienced in working with individuals, organisations and communities.  Knowledge of the health and care sector is an advantage.  As this project is county-wide you must be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle.

This post is for 37½ hours per week and attracts a salary of £19,817 p.a.

This post also attracts a stakeholder pension with employer’s contribution and an essential car user allowance of £600 p.a.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4.00pm on Friday 8th August 2014

To apply for this post please download the following files:

- Covering Letter
Job Description & Person Specification
Important information (Please read before completing the application form)

Application Form:
PDF Version (printable version)
WORD Version (editable version)


3 x Health Community Makers Posts (Part-time, 12 month contracts)
1 based in Derriford / East Cornwall
1 based in Treliske / Mid Cornwall
1 based in West Cornwall Hospital

Working as part of our Volunteer Centre Team, you will help deliver an exciting new project called ‘Welcome Home’, part of pioneering work taking place to re-shape health and care services in Cornwall.  Based within the hospitals and in the community, the role involves supporting and encouraging community activity through voluntary action; recruiting and supporting volunteers to help people recently discharged from hospital and accessing community-based assets and activity to provide appropriate support.

The successful applicant should have excellent organisational & communications skills and be experienced in working with individuals, organisations and communities.  Knowledge of the local area is an advantage and you must be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle.

This post is for 18¾ hours per week and attracts a salary of £19,817 p.a. (pro-rata)

This post also attracts a stakeholder pension with employer’s contribution and essential car user allowance pf £600 p.a. pro-rata.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is 4.00pm on Friday 8th August 2014

To apply for this post please download the following files:

- Covering Letter
Job Description & Person Specification
Important information (Please read before completing the application form)

Application Form:
PDF Version (printable version)
WORD Version (editable version)

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Once you have completed your application form please return it to:
Tony Lawrence
Volunteer Cornwall
Acorn House
Heron Way
Newham
TRURO TR1 2XN

or email it to TonyL@volunteercornwall.org.uk

 

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