Team Leader

British Red Cross
Blaenau Gwent
13 Jul 2017
25 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Team LeaderLocation: NewportFull time 35 hours per weekContract type: Permanent Salary: GBP 18,805 About the roleThis is an exciting opportunity to join the British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service (MAS).The Team Leader will manage the day-to-day operations of the MAS service from the Newport Distribution point. This includes managing spoke staff and volunteers, banking processes, recruiting volunteers and issuing and receiving loaned equipment.About the teamThe British Red Cross Mobility Aids Service (MAS) offers the loan of wheelchairs and other mobility items to any individual on a short term basis.Our aim is to ensure that during a period of personal crisis everyone is able to access an item of equipment they may need, no matter whoever or wherever they are. This service is operated at no cost to the individual.About the personWe welcome applications from candidates who feel that have the skills, experience and knowledge stated on the attached job description, including: * Staff management and delivery of services * Decision making & problem solving skills including the ability to think strategically & laterally * Knowledge of decontamination regulations and commercial marketing of services * Experience of supervision process, risk assessment and risk management and how these are carried out * An ability to manage workload and to deliver work to agreed timescales * Experience of monitoring & evaluation of services * Previous budget responsibility experienceThe candidate should also be IT literate, possess sound verbal and written communication skills including strong interpersonal skills -tact/diplomacy/conflict resolution skills.Closing date for applications is (23:59), Monday, 24th July 2017.Successful candidates will be invited to attend an interview on Tuesday, 9th August 2017.Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference REQNFAbout the organisation The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts.Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills.We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include: * 36 days holiday pro rata (including Bank Holidays) * Up to 6% contributory pension * Childcare vouchersThe British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies.Refusing to ignore people in crisis.

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