Create a world without 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: Hammersmith and Fulham
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 21 per week
Salary: £11,166 actual per annum
Closing date: 09 May 2019
Interview date: 16 May 2019
About the role:
Leading the fight against dementia takes many forms at our client. In addition to funding research and raising public awareness, for example, they run some of the most effective local support services in the country. They offer regular support services in a safe and secure environment.
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 may include Dementia Café, Activity Groups and Singing for the Brain.
You will possess an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as well as having good organisation and facilitation skills combined with excellent communication and listening skills. An understanding of the value of group activities to people living with dementia along with experience in a care or support environment will be essential. Our client is looking for an individual who has experience in coordinating, organising and facilitating group work, particularly focused on peer support and activity groups for people affected by dementia. It is desirable that you have experience of coordinating volunteers and liaising with statutory and voluntary agencies. If you have the qualities we’re looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia, then we want 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 our client.
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.