DMWS – Medical Welfare Voluntary Services Co-ordinator


Location: Based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Contract: 6 Month Contract (with possible extension)
Salary: £26,000 per annum (£13k for the 6 month post)
Closing date: 02.11.2020

Do you want to make a real difference to people in a hospital setting? Are you a confident, self-starter with a minimum of 2 years welfare experience? Can you motivate others?

We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills, compassion and who is extremely motivated to join our forward-thinking organisation.

We are an international charity that has been providing welfare support for over 75 years. This exciting opportunity is to work with the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust to provide specialist emotional and practical support to address barriers to recovery, independent living and to improve health and well-being of a wide range of patients including:-

  • Armed Forces Community
  • Elderly
  • Homeless
  • Patient with Long Term Conditions
  • Frequent hospital attenders

We are looking for a Voluntary Services Co-ordinator to harness local and national networks of voluntary services and community groups to best meet the patient’s needs and preferences. You also need to have empathy with socially isolated individuals, excellent written and verbal communication skills, unfaltering professionalism and a passion for welfare service.

In return, you will be working within a dynamic organisation, making a real difference and receiving great benefits including 30 days leave (so 15 days holiday for the 6 month post), plus bank holidays, enhanced sick pay, up to 6% matched pension contributions, death in service benefits and great training opportunities.

To apply, click on the link below and be poised and ready to upload your CV plus a covering letter of why you feel you are the most suitable candidate for this position (no more than 300 words).

Closing Date 2nd November 2020

DMWS reserves the right to close this recruitment campaign before the closing date.

For further information on the job outline please click here – Volunteer Co-Ordinator

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