We are 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: Colchester and District
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 28 per week
Salary: £14,888 actual per annum
Closing date: 09 May 2019
Interview date: 15th May 2019
About the role:
Working within our Community Support service, as a Group Coordinator, you will have the rewarding opportunity to provide group support and guidance to people with dementia and their carers, helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives.
You will co-ordinate, organize and facilitate the successful and safe provision of services delivered in a group setting. The groups will include Singing for the Brain, Activity Groups, Peer Support Groups and Information Hubs.
Group activities can inform, educate, support and provide fun and enjoyment. Groups are for a specific type of client, for example groups for people with dementia only or people with dementia and their carer.
We are looking for someone with NVQ Level 2 or equivalent experience. Due to the nature of this role you will be required to travel independently. The office base will be Colchester and you will work across the Colchester and Tendring areas.
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 opportunities to engage in new activities, or old hobbies, to sing at our Singing for the Brain Service, to meet together and share experiences and support each other, and to access the information and support they need at our Information Hubs.
The organisation embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
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.