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Volunteer Officer

Part-time (30 hours per week) working Monday to Friday
Salary £20,500 pro-rata pa, pension scheme, 25 days annual leave

Here at Healthwatch Somerset, we are passionate about having a health and care service which is shaped by the people who use it.  We’re the county’s independent health and care champion and we exist to make sure people are at the heart of care.

As a small community interest company, we rely heavily on our amazing volunteers who give hundreds of hours of their own time each year to help us in our mission.

We’re looking for a Volunteer Officer to help us support our volunteer team – someone who shares our passion and commitment to help make care better for our local communities in Somerset.

You will oversee, co-ordinate and manage all elements of our volunteering programme. The role will also include recruiting new volunteers, plus supporting and supervising volunteers in their roles and general administration.

The successful post holder needs to have excellent administration and organisational skills, along with the ability to relate well to people from diverse backgrounds and build positive relationships.

Download the Application Pack

Closing date for applications: midnight Sunday 18 February 2018
Date for interviews: Tuesday 6 March 2018

Should you have any queries, then please telephone 01278 264405 or email

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