Supported Volunteering Project – Development Worker

Volunteer Centre Greenwich

Development Worker

Supported Volunteering Project

This post is funded until 31st March 2023

Salary NJC Scale 6 Point 26 £24,799 plus outer London Weighting (£1,773) per annum pro rata plus 5% Pension contribution – 18 hours per week.

The Greenwich Supported Volunteering Project helps people with a disability move towards employment. The current focus is for people with a learning disability and/or additional support needs. This exciting role will engage Greenwich residents who face additional barriers to employment through a supported voluntary placement. The project will provide one to one support through a bank of trained mentors and act as an intermediary to ensure people access the services they require through volunteering and training to increase their employment prospects

The project works in partnership with The Camden Society and Advocacy in Greenwich to engage with employers.

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills and experience of managing a team of volunteers. In addition, candidates will require a good knowledge of the issues facing people with a learning disability, as supporting this client group is essential.


Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Monday 1st April 2019

Interviews will take place on: Monday 15th April 2019

Volunteer Centre Greenwich is a registered charity – Charity No. 1081369


Please submit the following:

A current CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages of A4, detailing how you meet the criteria specified in the person specification and the job description.

Please e-mail applications to: Nadine Fulker, Volunteer & Operations Manager

All applications will be acknowledged by return email, however we cannot offer feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 1st April 2019.

Applications cannot be accepted after this time.

Please download from below, the documentation needed to apply for this role

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form