Volunteer Manager

Force Headquarters
Police and Crime Commissioner

£31,434 - £33,348

Full Time
Suitable for Job Share, Flexi-time, Part Time
Fixed Term
18 months
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire as a Volunteer Manager, on a full time, 18 month fixed term contract.

As Leicestershire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), our role is to improve accountability, transparency and visibility over the finances and governance of the Police. We ensure the policing needs of our communities are met, enhancing public confidence in the system. We ensure communities are at the heart of everything we do and are committed to reducing the impact of crime with a key focus on prevention.

As part of your role, you will manage the Independent Custody Visiting Scheme effectively and efficiently ensuring the scheme delivers the statutory function of the Police and Crime Commissioner and to manage and lead the Animal Welfare Scheme. The Independent Custody Visiting was established in 1984 on a non-statutory basis to provide assurance to local communities about how those in the custody of the police are being treated.

You will have experience of recruiting, delivering training and managing volunteers or similar to maximum effect, be able to develop and amend policies and procedures as necessary as well as undertaking all recruitment and delivering a training programme.

To be successful in this role, you will have recent experience of correspondence management and report writing which has required researching complex issues and liaison with others in order to make recommendations for action or to provide a full and accurate response.

As Volunteer Manager, you will progress and monitor annual objectives and targets for the Schemes, reporting to the Police and Crime Commissioner at key points throughout the year. Whilst using your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will develop relationships with Independent Custody Visitors to ensure the smooth running of the Scheme.

You will be required to be flexible in terms of work location and will be prepared to travel, when necessary.

More details on the role can be found in the attached job description.

From widely diverse backgrounds with very different personalities and aspirations, everyone who joins us plays a positive part in community policing.

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity and apply now.

Closing date: Sunday 23rd October 2022 at 23:55

Please note as part of RV vetting requirements, you must have 3 years continuous UK residency.