Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management)

Recruiter
Alzheimer's Society
Location
Derby
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management)

Create a world without dementia

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Group Coordinator
Location: Derby and Derbyshire South
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 17.5 per week
Salary: £9,306 actual per annum

Closing date: 21 March 2019
Interview date: TBC

About the role:

Working within our Dementia Support Team as a Group Coordinator you will have the opportunity to be responsible for the planning and delivery of a range of group and community activities across Derbyshire. Providing group support and guidance to people with Dementia and their carers; improving their sense of well being and enabling them to remain independent and active members of their community.

The service is new to Derbyshire and so you will have the opportunity to work with service users and other partners to help design the shape of this new service.

About you:

You will be responsible for the co-ordination and facilitation of high quality group services delivered in a group or community setting within Derbyshire, that meet the needs of our service users. Supported by a team of volunteers, you will ensure that the service is run efficiently, effectively, safely and that contractual expectations are met.

We are looking for a well-motivated, creative and resourceful person; ideally who has proven experience managing volunteers.

Due to the nature of this role you will be required to travel independently. The office base will be Derby and you will work across Derbyshire.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We 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.

We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

Alzheimer’s Society 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

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