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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/03/2020.

Volunteer Coordinator

Job Reference: J315-VC036

Countess Mountbatten Hospice
Voluntary Services


For over four decades Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity have provided outstanding end of lifecare to its community and its services have made a huge impact on many families lives across Hampshire.

The journey towards end of life can be a complex one. Medical advances and changes in family lives mean that the care we provide to our patients and their families constantly evolves to meet the needs and expectations of our Community. Over the last year, Mountbatten Isle of Wight and Countess Mountbatten Hospice Southampton, have developed a unique partnership, with one senior team leading both organisations.

At Countess Mountbatten Hospice we pride ourselves on delivering the highest standard of care and support to patients and their families, and constantly strive to ensure we reach as many people as possible, whenever and wherever they may need us. The hospice serves a population of approximately 600,000 and covers Southampton, and parts of West Hampshire. We are a registered charity and company, with our community at the heart of our services.

Currently we have a 25 bedded In-Patient Unit (IPU), a large day, self-help and rehabilitation centre, a community nursing team, Psychosocial care & Bereavement service and an education team. However, our services and approach to care are being constantly developed and expanded to meet the growing demands of increasingly complex health issues and the needs of the community we serve.

Volunteer Coordinator - Salary upto £25,000.00 per annum

37.5 hours per week, which may include the occasional weekend to support events

Do you have a passion for volunteering?

Do you want to empower volunteers to deliver high quality support to patients, carers, families and employees at Mountbatten Hampshire?

Are you looking to make a significant social impact through your work?

We are looking for a talented Volunteer Coordinator who will be responsible for recruiting, training, supporting and developing our voluntary services across our community in Hampshire, so that we can support our community.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Good people skills, ability to put people first and ensure accessibility to the project
  • Excellent communication and listening skills, and the ability to manage challenging conversations
  • Motivation, organisation and excellent time management skills
  • Previous experience of working in a busy administrative role within a healthcare/charity organisation

What we can offer you:

  • enhanced DBS check
  • generous holiday allowance commencing at 28 days plus bank holidays
  • contributory pension scheme
  • as a NHS Partner, NHS Pension is transferable to Mountbatten
  • generous maternity/paternity and occupational sickness benefits
  • local benefit schemes
  • health and well being services

For an informal visit to discover more about this exciting new role with Mountbatten, please contact Sally List, Clinical Volunteer Lead on 01983 217368


Countess Mountbatten offers a generous benefits package to include:

Pension Scheme (including existing members continuation of NHS Pension Scheme)

Generous Holiday and Occupational Sickness Benefits

Off Site Free Parking

Training and Development Package

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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