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Independent Visitor - Sova Dudley, Sandwell, Telford & Wrekin and Walsall IV Service

Independent Visitors- supporting children & young people in foster care to access local activities on a one to one basis


Author: Chris Benfield

Team Leader – Sova Metro HMPPS CFO 3

Salary Range: £22,007 - £23,887 Base: Birmingham or Stafford


Author: Chris Benfield

We fully train, register and deploy 380 new volunteers per year

Each Sova volunteer gives an average of 83 hours of their time to Sova per year

Every £1 Sova spends on volunteering, there is an estimated societal saving of £11

Latest news

  • Sova wins 2018 ERSA Employability Award!!

    The awards, sponsored by Clarion Futures, aim to celebrate and champion best practice from across the employment related services sector, highlighting the day-to-day hard work and dedication of individuals and organisations in the sector working together to help jobseekers in their journey towards, into and progress in work. Read more

  • Volunteer Celebration Day - 2018!

    Sova celebrate the work of our volunteers at our annual national awards event! Read more

  • Success with BSI!

    Sova is presented with BSI Certificate to recognise achievement of ISO9001:2015 Compliance Read more