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Community Engagement Coordinator

Do you have strong communication and organisational skills?

Do you want to help Peace Hospice Care reach more people?
Make a difference to people in the South-West Herts community?

Are you interested in helping more people experience the benefit of hospice services?

Do you who want to work for a not-for-profit organisation, using your skills and experience to make a real impact in the local community?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions this role could be for you.

Peace Hospice Care is looking for a compassionate and motivated individual to join the new and exciting Engagement Directorate within the organisation.

• To help with the development and growth of community-based initiatives to achieve our purpose of;
“Making a difference to those in our community who need us because, we
believe, every person matters, every day counts.”

• You will help to ensure the smooth running of Community Engagement and work alongside our Compassionate Neighbours Coordinator, working closely to ensure greater awareness of the hospice and its services to groups currently found to be under-represented.

• Excellent communication skills both oral and written and the ability to engage effectively with a variety of people, groups and organisations
• Experience of working with volunteers
• Digitally minded with confidence using Microsoft programmes and have the ability to pick up new systems and databases quickly
• Experience in collecting data and reporting on KPIs
• The ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines to short timescales whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy and service performance.
• The ability to build constructive, professional relationships.

In return you will have our full support and an individual development programme to enhance your career.

• Superb professional development opportunities.
• Excellent supportive working environment that is supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.
• Workplace pension with Peace Hospice Care matching contributions up to 7%.
• 27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time employees).
• Employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Computer purchase schemes
• Employee Assistance Programme

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Integrity, ‘Quality, ‘Compassion and ‘Collaboration. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential. We welcome applications from everyone in our community; please contact a member of the HR team for more information on our commitment to deliver equality throughout a diverse workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that, as far as is reasonably practicable, the way we provide services to the public and the way we treat our staff reflects their individual needs and does not discriminate against individuals or groups on any grounds.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview on this occasion.

Email contact: recruitment@peacehospicecare.org.uk

Role: Community Engagement Coordinator

Department: Engagement Directorate

Salary: £28,156 - £32, 776 (pro rata to 22.5 hours) (Band E)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week across 3 days
Fixed Term Post – 1 year

Closing date:

Interviews scheduled: 2/6/2021

If you would like to discuss the role further please contact Jo Marovitch, Director of Engagement, email jmarovitch@peacehospicecare.org.uk
Or apply using the link below, ensuring your application meets the requirements on the person specification. Should you be shortlisted for interview, you will be required to do a 10 minute presentation at the beginning of the interview

Apply here

Peace Hospice Care is looking for a compassionate and motivated individual to join the new and exciting Engagement Directorate within the organisation.

• To help with the development and growth of community-based initiatives to achieve our purpose of;
“Making a difference to those in our community who need us because, we
believe, every person matters, every day counts.”

• You will help to ensure the smooth running of Community Engagement and work alongside our Compassionate Neighbours Coordinator, working closely to ensure greater awareness of the hospice and its services to groups currently found to be under-represented.

• Excellent communication skills both oral and written and the ability to engage effectively with a variety of people, groups and organisations
• Experience of working with volunteers
• Digitally minded with confidence using Microsoft programmes and have the ability to pick up new systems and databases quickly
• Experience in collecting data and reporting on KPIs
• The ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines to short timescales whilst ensuring high levels of accuracy and service performance.
• The ability to build constructive, professional relationships.

In return you will have our full support and an individual development programme to enhance your career.

• Superb professional development opportunities.
• Excellent supportive working environment that is supported by an open culture of learning and development for all our staff and volunteers.
• Workplace pension with Peace Hospice Care matching contributions up to 7%.
• 27 days’ annual leave per year rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time employees).
• Employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Computer purchase schemes
• Employee Assistance Programme

Peace Hospice Care is an organisation that strives continuously to demonstrate our Values of ‘Integrity, ‘Quality, ‘Compassion and ‘Collaboration. These values are embedded in our recruitment and selection processes and we are fully committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in both our workforce and within our culture.

The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society, and for every employee and volunteer to feel respected and supported to perform at their best, and achieve their full potential. We welcome applications from everyone in our community; please contact a member of the HR team for more information on our commitment to deliver equality throughout a diverse workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that, as far as is reasonably practicable, the way we provide services to the public and the way we treat our staff reflects their individual needs and does not discriminate against individuals or groups on any grounds.

Please note that we are unable to acknowledge receipt of applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for an interview on this occasion.