Recruitment

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

recruitment@bhbn.net

SPORTS TEAM TECHNICAL OPERATOR

There are vacancies for suitable candidates as  Technical Operator and Anchor Person for our sports programme. Applicants must be able to commit to Saturday afternoons throughout the football season. Depending on the number of successful applicants it would be possible to work to a Rota.  There may also possibilities to attend games from time to time

The programmes are broadcast from our Studios at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Site . Training initially is likely to take place on a Saturday Morning for which you should make yourself available and further ‘on the job’ training.

IMPORTANT PLEASE READ: ‘YOUR STEPS TO BROADCASTING’ BEFORE APPLYING

Then email ….. sport@bhbn.net …to apply

Please remember this is a voluntary position.

 ASSISTANT

Members of the BHBN Board of Directors require an Assistant to help behind the scenes.

The successful candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office and generally computer literate.  They should also be confident in communicating on the telephone to Hospital Communications departments and other Stake Holder Management.

The candidates’ availability and attendance can be discussed at the interview.

For this position please email technicl@bhbn.net  NOT RECRUITMENT

Please remember this is a voluntary position.

HOSPITAL RADIO REP’s

 

BHBN require volunteers to help promote the radio station distributing magazines and leaflets around the wards and throughout the hospitals we serve.  Own transport would be an advantage.

Applicants would have to clear DBS check which BHBN would provide.  For further details please email technical@bhbn.net to arrange an informal interveiw

For this position please email technical@bhbn.net  NOT RECRUITMENT

Please remember this is a voluntary position.

Your steps to broadcasting – PLEASE READ BEFORE APPLYING

PLEASE CONSIDER THE HIGH LEVEL OF COMMITMENT REQUIRED TO BE A MEMBER OF A HOSPITAL RADIO STATION.

WHILST WE APPRECIATE THAT IT IS VOLUNTARY AND AN ENJOYABLE HOBBY WE ALSO HAVE A COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE A CONTRACTED SERVICE TO THE HOSPITALS WE SERVE AND IT’S PATIENTS.  THEREFORE YOUR ATTENDANCE TO YOUR ALLOCATED PROGRAMME IS AS WOULD BE EXPECTED IN ANY FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT, AND YOUR SOCIAL CALENDAR SHOULD BE ARRANGED AROUND YOUR COMMITMENT TO BHBN RATHER THAN THE OTHER WAY ROUND.

AFTER YOUR INTERVIEW YOU WILL BE GIVEN A DATE FOR TRAINING

JOINING & TRAINING COST IS £25.00 (£12.50 FOR UN-SALARIED)

YOU WILL NEED TO ATTEND OUR CURRENT TRAINING COURSE OVER A NUMBER OR WEEKS INCLUDING FINAL APPRAISAL.

DURING YOUR TRAINING YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO VISIT HOSPITAL WARDS WITH A ESTABLISHED BHBN PRESENTER

CO-PRESENT WITH THE ESTABLISHED BHBN PRESENTER FOR THREE PROGRAMMES

YOU WILL THEN BE ASSIGNED A HOSPITAL TO COVER FOR YOUR OWN REQUEST PROGRAMME

PRESENTERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO TAKE TIME TO PROMOTE BHBN HOSPITAL RADIO WHILST VISITING THE HOSPITAL

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU REQUIRE TO COMMIT AT LEAST THREE TO FOUR HOURS TO PREPARE AND PRESENT EACH REQUEST PROGRAMME

i.e travelling to Hospital – Collecting request , spending time with Patients – Preparing and Presenting your programme

Do you want to get involved?

We are always looking to strengthen our team with new talent.

We do not ‘take people off the street’ and simply put them on air!  We look for those who can make a meaningful contribution to our work over a reasonable period of time in our selection process.

This means that if you want to join us you have to demonstrate the potential for developing the basic competencies and commitment needed to be a volunteer at BHBN.

AS A VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION NO ONE IS PAID AT BHBN HOSPITAL RADIO!

What kinds of jobs are available?

Not only are we looking for broadcasting staff, but people who are prepared to do Production work, Administration, Publicity, I.T. and Odd Jobs.

So can I apply?

To be considered for an interview you must:

  • Be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Of good character with no criminal convictions – a police check may be carried out
  • Have the right to live & work in the UK
  • Demonstrate potential for, and commitment to, hospital broadcasting
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a team
  • Live in, or within a reasonable distance of, the City of Birmingham

How do I apply?

To apply to join us contact the  Recruitment Officer on 0121 471 4477  leaving your name and address or email:  recruitment@bhbn.net

If you are invited to interview and audition, and are accepted into probationary membership, you progress onto our training course and appropriate duties at the Network.

We are only looking for volunteers who wish to have a long term interest in the station and age is certainly not an issue, provided you are over 18.

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO OUR HOURS OF LIVE BROADCASTING WE CANNOT ACCOMMODATE WORK EXPERIENCE APPLICANTS OR MEDIA STUDENTS ON A SHORT TERM BASIS