FORCE Operational Support Officer

Job Description

Role Summary

Job purpose

FORCE is a local cancer charity working to support anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis. The post holder will help coordinate and implement FORCE’s programme of voluntary services and Support and Education Programmes. The postholder will offer practical daily support to volunteers who are at the heart of the organisation’s welcome and reception services, as well as offering some targeted administrative support to FORCE’s Support Services team. 


About the Role

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More detail about the role:

The post holder will work with the FORCE Voluntary Services Manager to coordinate and implement FORCE’s wide-ranging voluntary services, including support and education programmes, ensuring volunteers have a rewarding experience.  As part of the support services team, they will also deliver some targeted administrative support to FORCE services.

This is a very varied role and being able to respond to changing demands is a daily requirement. Flexibility, sensitivity, the ability to support and encourage others are key to working with a large team of volunteers.  Strong administrative skills are essential alongside the ability to plan and prioritise own workload.  The position will suit someone looking for a new challenge with a Charity, away from routine in a fun and supportive team.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours a week

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Heather Taylor, FORCE Voluntary Services Manager on 01392 406154 /

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.