Support Worker (Project Manager) - Wounded, Injured and Sick Service Personnel and Veterans Team, East of England

Step Together Volunteering’s Rehabilitation through Volunteering project provides in-depth support to wounded, injured and sick (WIS) veterans and service personnel across England to engage in community volunteering as part of their rehabilitation and recovery process.

We are seeking a Volunteer Project Manager to work directly with WIS clients in the East of England, working alongside Personnel Recovery staff and representatives from veterans’ organisations engaged in the WIS recovery programmes. Through one-to-one support, group presentations, workshops, visits and follow-up mentoring, the post-holder will encourage and support WIS clients into volunteering placements, with the aim of enhancing confidence and personal skills and supporting a successful transition to civilian life.

The position will be home-based in the East Midlands/East of England and we are interested in hearing from people who may live in any of the following locations:

Leicester, Coventry, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire or any other locations spanning this region.

The role will involve significant travel to clients, referral agencies, recipient charities, and the PRU in Colchester, across the East of England, so the use of a car and full, clean driving licence is essential.

This position requires persistence, self-motivation, and determination, and would be very well suited to someone with direct military (or military family) experience at a management level. The ability to relate to veterans and soldiers of all genders and all ages, and their families, with a specific focus on supporting those who have been wounded, injured or sick, is crucial. Applicants should be comfortable with remote working.

This is a permanent fixed term contract to end of April 2024. Depending upon funding going forward, the role may be extended further.

Hours: 21 hours per week (to be worked over 3 to 5 days between Monday to Friday)

Salary: £15,300 actual (£25,500 FTE)

Holidays: 20 days including public holidays (33 FTE)

To apply, please complete an application form below and and send to admin@step-together.org.uk explaining clearly how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, also below.

Closing Date: Friday 8th July 2022 at 5pm.

Job Description and Personal Specification

Application Form

Step Together Volunteering is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all groups. If you need documents in an alternative format or require any adjustments or support, please contact us at admin@step-together.org.uk or 0117 955 9042.