Placement and Volunteer Coordinator Term Time Only - 10hrs per week for The Bungalow Partnership

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Contract Type: Permanent

Role Type: Employment

Hours: Part time

Application deadline:

Based: Middlesbrough

Salary: £11,700 Per Annum

Salary Type: Fixed Salary

Location: Teesside

Role description: Senior Project Support

The Bungalow Partnership is a successful registered charity providing a wide range of therapeutic support and working extensively with children, young people, adults, families, and carers across the Tees Valley.  The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Placement and Volunteer Coordinator to join their team of highly experienced professionals, who is able to evidence experience in supporting students, volunteers and/or staff and is able to develop the skills, experience and confidence of the volunteers and students on placement with the charity.  The role will require a strong safeguarding background, supervisory skills, an ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of colleges, universities, and voluntary sector organisations.


You will be responsible for the coordination of all placements and voluntary roles within the charity,  ensuring that students and volunteers gain valuable experience and training whilst with the charity.  You will ensure that all students receive induction training and supervision in line with their placement requirements and achieve the required learning outcomes and practice hours relating to their area of study.


A background in therapy is required for this role due to the clinical supervision requirements involved.  Our students and volunteers however, come from diverse fields including Counselling, Psycotherapeutic Counselling, Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Health and Social Care and Youth Work.  Knowledge of local and national legislation and guidance on working with children, young people and families is essential, as is up to date training and experience in regard to developmental trauma, ACES, child development and therapeutic approaches.  Knowledge of GDPR, Health & Safety Regulations and data protection is also required.  You will need to be proficient in managing a cohort of students and volunteers who will work remotely across Teesside, have experience in working with a wide range of external partners, stakeholders and agencies and have exceptional planning, organisational and time management skills.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong awareness for confidentiality and professionalism and a strong sense of emotional intelligence are essential. 

We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is working in regulated activity. If you are successful we will undertake additional recruitment checks which will include a check to see if you have had any criminal convictions, a check of police information and we will check the barred list(s). It is a criminal offence for a barred individual to apply for a job in regulated activity.  As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise, in line with our safer recruitment protocols.


Application packs are available by emailing

Closing Date for applications: 24th November 2023

Shortlist Applications: Week commencing: 4th December 2023

Interviews: Week commencing: 11th December 2023


Applications to be emailed to by 12.00noon, 24th November 2023

The Bungalow Partnership

Rose Wood Academy, The Garth, Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough TS8 0UG

Telephone:  01642 595363

Charity No: 1160501

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