District Human Resources Officer - Guildford

Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
Voluntary
Posted
01 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Mar 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

No one should die because they needed first aid and didn’t get it. St John Ambulance teaches people first aid so they can be the difference between life and death, and you can help us do this.

As a District HR Officer, you will use your experience and/or education in HR to support managers in doing the best the best possible job of managing the volunteers in your area. You will do this by advising and coaching managers in the use of policies and processes relating to recruitment, development and any conduct issues as well as supporting change initiatives.

For more information on this role, please contact Paul Strickland - paul.strickland@sja.org.uk

The closing date is Thursday 21st March and interviews will be on Saturday 23rd March.

Purpose of the role? As a unit human resources lead you will be responsible for supporting the unit manager in all volunteering matters and liaising with the appropriate functional specialists to make sure that the people management needs of the unit are accomplished.

What would you be involved in?

  • Induction of volunteers into the unit including overseeing the buddy process
  • Coordinating volunteer development reviews on behalf of and in liaison with the unit manager • Recruitment and retention of volunteers
  • Recording volunteering achievements including applying for volunteer recognition • Processing of people who are finishing volunteering with SJA
  • Undertaking DBS identity checks when appropriate
  • Liaison with Regional and District Human Resources staff as necessary
  • Assist the Unit Manager as appropriate with other volunteer management tasks.

What are we looking for?

  • Enthusiasm for the work of St John Ambulance and an appreciation of our values
  • Someone who understands volunteer management and service delivery
  • Someone who can communicate with people
  • Someone who is able to work as part of a team or on their own initiative under guidance
  • Human Resource or Volunteer Management experience
  • Knowledge of St John Ambulance’s activities in the community (but not essential)
  • Knowledge of St John Ambulance volunteer HR procedures (but not essential).

Support and training available?

  • Volunteering/Human Resources policy and practice
  • First aid training.

Location of this volunteering role? The role is unit and home-based.

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