At the heart of Jewish Care's reset and reimaging of Community Centres is a new strategy for community and outreach services, which will be implemented throughout 2021/22 and onwards, through Jewish Care's new Community Hubs. The Pandemic has provided new opportunities such as the development of virtual programming and increased provision of telephone befriending. This new team will ensure the consolidation of those services and the re-introduction of face-to-face services.
The Community Events Coordinator is a newly formed role and will evolve as the new strategy is developed and implemented. The senior Community Centre team consists of four Community Hub Managers and an overarching Senior Programme Design Manager and central services leads of Digital Skills, Befriending and Meals on Wheels. Each Community Events Coordinator is responsible for creating and implementing a programme of events as appropriate for the local community they serve, in collaboration with the Senior Programme Design Manager, Community Hub Manager and Programming Coordinator.
Working to the Community Hub Manager, the Community Events Coordinator is responsible for front line delivery of events based in the community to Jewish Care members.Key Responsibilities
Day-to-day operational delivery of events, concerts, and leisure activities to Jewish "active elderly" and older people and volunteers
Research, plan, develop and implement a schedule of events, concerts and leisure activities that meet the need of an increasingly diverse, mobile, and active older Jewish community.
Identify and develop partnership opportunities with community organisations to broaden the community events offer across audience and activities.
Work with Marketing Department colleagues to promote and brand events to engage effectively with target audience.
In collaboration with Community Hub Manager responsibly utilise and monitor the events budget to maximise value for money, operating events efficiently.
In collaboration with the Community Hub Manager and the Administration and Operations Lead, working with Health and Safety and catering colleagues to ensure that the physical environment, environmental management, and catering services are safe and well run.
Working with the Community Hub Manager, to ensure that new services and programming are implemented, managed, and monitored in line with agreed standards and KPIs.
Where required, to facilitate and participate in activities and programming across service responsibility in line with agreed standards.
Working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues to take part in safeguarding concern enquiries, follow up appropriately and to enhance the quality of life of older people.
Working collaboratively to support the Hub Manager specialisms of Community, Digital, Dementia and Programming to ensure that the Community Services team can effectively share best practice and work in partnership to deliver outstanding services that are consistently meeting the needs of our current and future client group.
For a full job description for this role please email In line with government guidance, we will be asking all candidates to confirm if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures
Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths. Why you'll love working with us
No matter how young or old you are, if you want to make a real difference in people's lives, we'll reward you for your hard work and dedication. On top of providing some of the most competitive pay rates in the care industry, we offer excellent benefits, including:
- 4% employer pension contribution
- Employee referral bonus scheme
- Excellent training opportunities
- Free meals
- Wellbeing & staff recognition initiatives
Jewish Care is a communal organisation touching the lives of over 10,000 people every week. We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by enhancing wellbeing and inspiring them to stay connected to their community. We provide a variety of health and social care services to meet the community's physical, social and emotional needs, including older people, those with mental health needs, Holocaust survivors, people living with dementia and people with disabilities.
We employee 1,100 staff and 3,000 volunteers from multicultural backgrounds who work together to enrich vulnerable people's lives in a positive and caring way. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we are proud of how our staff have responded and the agility they have shown to ensure we continue to meet changing requirements.
Please be aware that this vacancy will close once a sufficient number of candidates have been identified.