We have an exciting opportunity for an HR and Volunteering Manager working 30 hours per week, up to £32,000 (£40,000 FTE) dependent on experience.

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity (FNHC) is an income-generating organisation which funds the provision of palliative and end of life care provided by Florence Nightingale Hospice, both in their building at Stoke Mandeville Hospital and in the community in Buckinghamshire and parts of Bedfordshire and Oxfordshire. The Charity takes a dynamic approach in order to meet the evolving needs of local people by supporting and funding new services, and improving the patient and family experience through upgrades to the Hospice and the provision of specialist equipment.

We are seeking a skilled HR and Volunteering professional to support the management of our staff of 45 people and c.500 volunteers, to help us meet our growth targets to support more people in the local area.

This is a Senior Management Team position within the organisation reporting to the CEO. You will have a strong track record in HR and managing volunteers, combining the strategic and operational with skills to inspire the FNHC team and volunteers.

If you are interested in this position please send a completed Job Application Form and your CV with a covering letter to lizoxley@fnhospice.org.uk

The role has become available because the incumbent is leaving to join a national charity after 6 years in post.

Application deadline: Thursday 28 February 2019

Interview date: Thursday 7 March 2019

We desperately need people who can sew well to make simple summer dresses, tops and aprons for Nightingale Country Crafts to sell.

If you fit the bill, please contact Sophie or Simon on 01296 429 975 or email fundraising@fnhospice.org.uk and we will arrange for NCC Co-ordinator Jan Adams to contact you.

Why do you need me?

You will play a vital role working alongside the Online Sales Manager to provide an outstanding Customer experience through the efficient packing and dispatching of all online orders, in order to raise funds for hospice care at Florence Nightingale Hospice.

What will I be doing?

  • Accessing database and printing orders
  • Picking and packing orders
  • Dispatching orders using online mail account
  • Ordering packaging materials.

What skills will I need?

  • Confidently use a PC at a basic level
  • Attention to detail
  • Drive to create an excellent customer experience
  • An organised methodical approach
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Working as part of a team.

What support will I receive?

  • Full training
  • Induction
  • Ongoing support from the Manager and fellow volunteers.

What will I gain from my volunteering?

  • Work experience
  • Work based reference (qualifying period applies)
  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Opportunity to learn new skills
  • Positive working environment
  • Ability to see your work translate into money raised for the Hospice.

Click here to download the Task Description for the Volunteer Online Sales Dispatcher role as a pdf.

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form.

Why do we need you?

To assist the Manager in our eCommerce office to prepare and present donations, in order to raise funds for Hospice services.

What will you be doing?
  • Describe the items using the Listing Tool template and price following appropriate guidelines and resources
  • Research special items as required to maximise knowledge and value.
  • Select and pack sold items to be posted as required.
  • Photograph items for the Shop as required.
What skills will you need?
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Basic IT skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Some special product area interest would be beneficial.
  • Reliability and some flexibility when responding to management requests and suggestions.
What support will you receive?
  • Full training
  • Induction
  • Ongoing support from the Manager and fellow volunteers
What will you gain from your volunteering?
  • Training and ongoing support in the processes of the Online Shop
  • A chance to meet new people and make new friends.
  • Gain valuable experience and new skills.
  • Positive working environment.
  • See your work translate into money raised for the Hospice

If you would love to use your skills and knowledge to help raise money for Florence Nightingale Hospice services, our Ebay team would love to hear from you.

Please email the Voluntary Services team on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk or call 01296 332 607

We are looking for complementary therapists to provide treatments for Hospice patients and their carers, especially on a Monday at Day Hospice to do massage, reflexology, nail-painting etc.

We are also in need of a Volunteer Hairdresser on any day of the week.

Ideally you would be happy to treat the families/carers as well as patients.

If you would like to volunteer at the Hospice as a complementary therapist or hairdresser, we would love to hear from you.

Please email the Voluntary Services team on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk or call 01296 332 607

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form or email them on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk

We have vacancies in all our Shops on various days for 3-4 hours a day, as well as in the Furniture Showroom on Chamberlain Road in Aylesbury. If you love fashion and enjoy meeting people these positions could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more about volunteering in our Shops here.

Interested? Click here to contact the Voluntary Services team via the form or email them on volunteering@fnhospice.org.uk

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