Activities Coordinator / Planner

£24500 per annum
11 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you able to think outside the box and plan original, exciting activities?

This challenging, enjoyable and rewarding role involves planning, developing and coordinating accessible, enjoyable, stimulating activities and opportunities for people with vision impairment, their carers or partners at our Client's Brighton centre.

They're looking for a highly organised, positive and flexible individual who'll provide encouragement, inspiration, ideas and enthusiasm, partnered with a passion for working creatively. You'll also have great MS Office, time management and problem solving skills.

This National Charity value their beneficiaries' well-being, individual choice and recognise the impact that activities have in maintaining and developing the skills needed to enjoy a good quality of life.

The successful Activities Coordinator will be able to demonstrate a collaborative and dynamic approach, with the ability to motivate the Charity's beneficiaries, their colleagues and volunteers to go beyond what they thought was possible.

You'll facilitate and design their in house activities, trips and events, including themed day events and their varied social activity programme. You'll support and coordinate their volunteers and actively promote their activities programme, matching services to their individual beneficiaries' requests and requirements

Experience of working with elderly people, those with sight loss or other disabilities would be an advantage, however full training will be provided.

This post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB).

Benefits include free life assurance, subsidised staff restaurant, use of onsite gym and swimming pool, generous pension scheme, employee assistance programme, free parking and an excellent working environment.

Closing date: Monday 21 August (midnight)
Interviews: Tuesday 29 August
(Brief phone interviews may be conducted on 22 and 23 August)

To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement, telling us about your relevant skills and experience in relation to the role of Activities Coordinator.

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you or you have questions about this opportunity, please advise us.

This National Charity believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. They offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.