Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management)
Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management) Join the team, take on dementia Our client is the UK's leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia. Position: Group Coordinator Location: Cambridgeshire Contract type: Part time, Permanent Hours: 16 per week Salary: £8,508 actual per annum Closing date: 5pm on Sunday 30th September Interview date: Monday 15th October About the role: As the Group Coordinator you will coordinate, organise and facilitate the engaging and safe running of group services aimed to inform, educate, and support those affected by dementia. The type of service delivered in a group setting is varied and includes: Dementia Café’s and Peer Support Groups. The sessions need to be well designed and allow participants to fully engage to maximise their enjoyment and the beneficial impact; taking account of individual needs of group attendees when designing group sessions and adjusting the programme as necessary. The role will involve effective service user involvement, co-ordination and role management of service related volunteers and liaising with relevant statutory and voluntary organisations in the area to market and promote services. About you: - They are looking for an individual who possesses NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) - You will have an understanding of dementia and the needs of all those affected by dementia - You will be self-motivated and have experience, confidence and enthusiasm to deliver services on your own with the support of volunteers - You will have the passion to deliver services to the highest standards and be empathetic to the needs of people living with dementia - Previous volunteer management experience is desirable - This role involves regular use of IT packages, therefore a good standard of IT would be desirable - You will be required to travel independently throughout Cambridgeshire. If you have the qualities they’re looking for, and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people affected by dementia, then they would love to hear from you. Their employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. They are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. They also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with the Society. Our client is committed to equal opportunities. You may have experience of the following: Group Coordinator, Charity, Activity Group Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Dementia, Support Worker, Voluntary Services, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, Volunteer, Service Coordinator, Volunteer Management, etc. This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.