Infrastructure Support Team Vacancies

Shropshire Infrastructure Partnership (SIP), a partnership of Qube, Energize, Shropshire RCC and Shropshire Youth Association have collectively been delivering infrastructure support to the voluntary sector in Shropshire for more than 20 years.

SIP has recently secured funding to recruit an Infrastructure Support Team to provide advice and practical support, so that organisations and the voluntary sector in Shropshire can grow and thrive. We are now looking to build a new team of four members who, between them will have:

• A good knowledge of the voluntary sector, current issues and developments.
• An understanding of volunteering, ideally from being a volunteer
• A commitment to partnership working to operate effectively with a range of other organisations.
• Training and community development skills
• Experience of successfully applying for funding and grants
• Good IT and administrative skills

TEAM LEADER
Starting salary £27,714 pa (full time salary) + employer pension contribution
Hours: Up to 37 hours per week
Covering all Shropshire. Shrewsbury-based with Shropshire RCC. This role includes a wide variety of duties to support the development of infrastructure support in Shropshire including:
• Leading the Team to deliver high quality infrastructure support to VCS groups in Shropshire to achieve the required outputs and outcomes within budget
• Advising local VCS groups and social enterprises on a range of legal structures, policies and charity
• registration issues.
• Providing assistance, or signposting to mentoring support, with other organisational development.
• Developing and delivering a training programme to meet identified training needs in the sector, including commissioning external trainers where required
• Raising the profile of the Partnership and the services provided

VOLUNTEER OUTREACH OFFICER – 2 POSTS
Post 1: Shrewsbury based with Shropshire RCC and a Central and South Shropshire remit
Post 2: Oswestry based with OCA and a Northern Shropshire remit
Salary £23,080 pa (full time salary) + employer pension contribution
Hours: Up to 37 hours per week

These varied and interesting jobs will include:
• Promoting volunteering and providing access to volunteering information for local people
• Matching potential volunteers with suitable volunteering opportunities
• Developing relations with local voluntary and community groups and supporting volunteer managers
• Providing advice, support and training to local groups about recruiting and retaining volunteers

FUNDING AND GRANTS OFFICER
Salary £23,080 pa (full time salary) + employer pension contribution
Hours: Up to 37 hours per week
Covering all Shropshire. Shrewsbury-based with a Shropshire RCC. This role will be the funding expert within the Infrastructure Support team:

• Providing information and expertise about funding opportunities available to VCS organisations and social enterprises in Shropshire, and working with funders to ensure that Shropshire groups have the best chance of success in their applications.
• Promoting and administering the VCS Covid-19 Recovery Funding, and other grants for small groups available through Shropshire RCC

More details on these vacancies can be found here: https://www.shropshire-rcc.org.uk/about-us/working-for-us or https://qube-oca.org.uk/working-at-qube/

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