Young Volunteers Programme Assistant

Young Volunteers Programme Assistant

Six-month contract commencing in July 2022

Salary £19,000 – £20,000 per annum – subject to skills and experience

Hours of work 37.5 hours a week over five days

Base Office-based at our locations in north London: Pears Building Royal Free Charity, Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital.

The Royal Free Charity stands at the threshold of its most important period of development.

Our vision is for everyone served by the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (RFL) to have access to world-leading healthcare, delivered by a thriving workforce, and driven by medical research that has a global impact. We support the 10,000 staff of the RFL and their 1.6 million patients across Barnet, Chase Farm and Royal Free hospitals and more than 30 NHS services.

Through the services we provide, and the programmes and equipment we fund, we make a profound and immediate difference to patients’ experiences of care.

The Young Volunteers Programme Assistant will report to the Young Volunteers Programme Coordinator.

The purpose of the role

The purpose of this role is to support the Young Volunteers Programme Coordinator with the smooth running of this programme at the Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital.

The young volunteers programme (16 to 23 year olds) is split into two key opportunities: weekly volunteering for 6 months or a 2-week intensive volunteering opportunity over the summer holidays.

In addition to these two opportunities, we are launching a supported volunteer programme for young adults with autism or learning disabilities and supporting our local NHS cadets into opportunities into the hospital.

The role is required to be entirely face to face and work across both the Royal Free and Barnet Hospital sites.

If you have the right experience, confidence and if you feel excited by this role, we want to hear from you.   If you wish to find out more about the Young Volunteer Programme this can be located on our website.

Additionally, having COVID19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless exempt and if appointed you will need to provide proof of this In line with NHS guidance.

  • 28 days paid holiday (pro-rata) plus UK bank holidays each year
  • Enrolment in the pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
Application process

To apply for this post, send a CV with a cover letter addressing how you meet the criteria set out in the job description and person specification: qualifications, experience, skills, knowledge and personal qualities. Please ensure you include your last employer and dates of employment within your CV. Also please complete and return the Equal Opportunity Form. Send your CV, cover letter, and Equal Opportunity Form to: [email protected].

Find out more about working life at the Royal Free Charity in our short video:

Closing date for application: 20 May 2022 – 12 noon

Interview date: 8 June 2022

As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Royal Free Charity is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Royal Free Charity.