Administration Person

VSL are recruiting for an Administration Person to join our team and help behind the scenes with all our projects.

Term: 2 weeks initially with scope for extension subject to business needs
Hours: 3 days per week minimum (21 hours) / 7 hours per day 9am to 5pm. We are also considering applicants in part time and full time work: 4 days (28 hours) or 5 days (35 hours)
Salary: £10.85 per hour (LLW)
Reporting to: CEO
Location: Leemore Centre, SE13 5ES
Start Date: ASAP
Deadline: 15th April 2021

Please click here for the Person Specification.

How to apply
Please email info@vslonline.org.uk with a short summary of how you meet the essential criteria in the Person Specification, and also relevant experience (if any). Please also attach your CV.
If you have any queries or would like an informal chat, please ring VSL on 020 8291 1747.

 

Originally posted 13th April 2021

Volunteer Drivers needed to take people to vaccination appointments

VSL are in to our second week of taking vulnerable people to their vaccination appointments in Lewisham. If you have a car, a recent DBS, and a minimum of 2 hours per week, please get in touch. If you don’t have a recent DBS, we can get one for you at no charge. The volunteer attributes essential to this role are attentiveness, care for others, patience, safe driving, and cleanliness and willingness to use PPE.

“With the Covid-19 vaccination rollout in full swing, people are stepping forward to volunteer to take people for their jabs. But this service can be more than just a car journey, a connection is being made with some of the most vulnerable in our communities.” BBC, 1st Feb 2021.

To find out more, please email Francis at transport@vslonline.org.uk.

VSL are looking for Trustees!

Deadline: 15th April 2021

Please click on the links for more information and also to apply. Feel free to ring the office for an informal chat on 020 8291 1747.

Trustee Vacancy (multiple)
VSL are seeking new trustees, to join their board, who have a passion for mental health services, accessible transport, volunteering and enhancing the lives of vulnerable people. For over 50 years, VSL has been pioneering services that enable people with mental health problems and complex needs to live their lives to the full.  We deliver a wide range of volunteer led projects that reduce isolation, promote inclusion and improve the wellbeing of our service users. We have grown significantly in the last five years and now support in excess of 43 Service Users through the Mental Health Drop Ins project, and 800 Service Users through the Phone Befriending and group Befriending project.
VSL are looking for general trustees who will contribute to and ensure the effective delivery of the emerging strategy. A genuine interest and commitment to the organisation’s Mission, Values and Strategic Goals is essential as well as knowledge or a willingness to develop an understanding of compliance, risk management and control of processes.
As a growing charity with energy and ambition, we need Trustees who are able to invest a suitable amount of time, on a flexible basis, each month. As a guide to the kind of time commitment required, the Trustees could be investing around 3 hours a month to VSL (in addition to the formal Trustee and Subcommittee meetings, which take place bi-monthly).
Now, more than ever, our services are a lifeline for those who experience low or poor mental health, social isolation, poverty and associated disadvantages. At VSL, we are driven to be at the forefront of that provision, constantly improving, innovating and supporting All those in need of our services. VSL are committed to diversity and inclusion and believe that our differences are what make us stronger. We welcome applications from anyone regardless of their age, disability, ethnicity, heritage, sexuality, gender and socio-economic background.

Trustee – Treasurer
Voluntary Services Lewisham (VSL) is seeking a new trustee, to join their board, who has a passion for mental health services, accessible transport, volunteering and enhancing the lives of vulnerable people. For over 50 years, VSL has been pioneering services that enable people with mental health problems and complex needs to live their lives to the full.  We deliver a wide range of volunteer led projects that reduce isolation, promote inclusion and improve the wellbeing of our service users. We have grown significantly in the last five years and now support in excess of 43 Service Users through the Mental Health Drop Ins project, and 800 Service Users through the Phone Befriending and group Befriending project.
VSL is looking for an Accountant/Trustee with Financial Experience for Mental Health Charity or someone with significant financial experience to join their board of Trustees. They will contribute to, and ensure the effective delivery of the emerging strategy. A genuine interest and commitment to the organisation’s Mission, Values and Strategic Goals is essential as well as knowledge or a willingness to develop an understanding of compliance, risk management and control of processes.

 

 

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