Service Coordinator (Volunteering)

Expiring today

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Olton
Salary
£22,131 per annum (actual)
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
00320161
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Service Coordinator (Volunteering) 

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: Service Coordinator 
Location: Olton 
Contract type: Permanent 
Hours: 35 per week 
Salary: £22,131 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 4pm on Thursday 26th April 
Interview date: Wednesday 9th May 

About the role: 

Are you an enthusiastic, passionate, experienced professional who would like to be part of developing and shaping an exciting new service for the the Society? 

They invest in research, raise awareness of dementia and provide over 2000 local services across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

A new and innovative service is being developed to tackle issues around social isolation, enhancement of wellbeing and loneliness for people with dementia. 

The service is key to building this supportive community, by offering meaningful companionship across the Birmingham and Solihull area. 

They already know that the service has helped people with dementia to meet new people or catch up with old friends, enabled them to do things they enjoy and for some, to try new things. 

This role will identify and reach people with dementia who live in the community. You will work with volunteers who support people living with dementia to identify the challenges that stop them being enhanced in their wellbeing. 

About you: 

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? 

This role will enable you to use your excellent communication and listening skills to develop and inspire others. As the Service 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. 

The role of Service Coordinator calls for a good understanding of dementia and proven ability to collaborate with partners both internal and external. You will work across health and social care with a range of professionals to develop the service in accordance with the needs of the people they support. 

Excellent organisational skills are essential, and experience of working with statutory and voluntary agencies will be of huge benefit. As the service reflects the needs of the people they support, you will be required to work flexible hours which could include evenings and weekends. 

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, Volunteering Officer, Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Coordinator, Volunteer recruitment 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.

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