Support Manager / Service Events Coordinator

Location
Colchester
Salary
£11,065 per annum (actual)
Posted
04 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jun 2018
Ref
00321221
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Contract

Support Manager / Service Events Coordinator 

Unite with us against dementia 

Alzheimer's Society is 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 Activity Support Manager 
Location: Flexible within Great Dunmow, Colchester or Chelmsford 
Contract type: Part time, Fixed term - 9 months (Maternity cover) 
Hours: 17.5 per week 
Salary: £11,065 per annum (actual) 

Closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 20th June 
Interview date: Thursday 28th June 

About the role: 

As a Group Activity Support Manager you will manage a team of group coordinators and volunteers to deliver a range of community activities which will enable people affected by dementia to remain independent and active members of their local community. 

These events include Information Hubs, Singing for the Brain, peer support groups and activity groups. In addition, you will manage the development of new and innovative time limited groups, which are part of our dementia friendly communities initiative. You will be responsible for the delivery of a high quality service within Essex by ensuring that the service is run efficiently, effectively, safely and that contractual expectations are met. 

About you: 

We are looking for a well-motivated, creative and resourceful person; ideally who has proven experience managing teams of paid staff and volunteers. 

You must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners and be able to motivate a team to carry out their role. 

You will hold an NVQ 3 (or equivalent), combined with an ability to plan and prioritise. 

This role requires regular use of IT packages, therefore a good standard of IT would be desirable. 

The duties associated with the role can be varied so we are looking for someone who is an effective communicator and has a understanding of operational detail. This role will work closely with the Service Manager. 

Due to the nature of this role you will be required to travel independently. The office base to be agreed and you will work across NE and West Essex. A satisfactory DBS result will be required. 

Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities. 

You may have experience of the following: Activity Support Manager, Social Care, Dementia, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Worker, Community Care, Not For Profit, Activity Manager, Service Manager, Service Coordinator, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Voluntary Sector, Care Manager, 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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