Side by Side Coordinator

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
£25,923 per annum (actual)
Posted
09 Oct 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Ref
00316939
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Side by Side Coordinator 

A life-changing opportunity 

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: Side by Side Coordinator 
Location: Islington (role covers North West London) 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £25,923 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 19 October 2017 
Interview date: To be confirmed 

About the role: 

Are you ready to be part of developing and shaping an exciting new service for our client? Are you passionate about supporting people with dementia to retain or re-engage in hobbies and interests or have the opportunity to take up new activities? 

Our client invests in research, raises awareness of dementia and provides over 2000 local services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Side By Side is a new and innovative service being developed to tackle social isolation and loneliness for people with dementia. 

The Side by Side service is key to building this supportive community, by offering meaningful companionship regardless of where someone lives. They already know that Side By Side has helped people with dementia to meet new people or catch up with old friend, enabled them to do things they enjoy and for some, to try new things. 

About you: 

Using your excellent communication and listening skills to develop and inspire others; as Side By Side Coordinator you will be responsible for recruiting and supporting a team of volunteers and lead volunteers to provide this exciting new service in the community. Working across health and social care with a range of professionals to develop the service in accordance with the needs of the people they support, you will need a good understanding of dementia and proven ability to work in collaboration with external partners. Excellent organisational skills are essential, and experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies will be of huge benefit. 

As Side By Side reflect the needs of the people they support, you will be required to work flexible hours which could include evenings and weekends. Come along and join them to play your part in developing and supporting this service to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. 

Our client is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Healthcare Assistant, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Assistant 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.