Recruitment: Di’s Diamonds Development Activities Coordinator at Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering
Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering are recruiting for:
Di’s Diamonds Development Activities Coordinator
Salary: £ 23,220 per annum pro rata (£18,576 actual)
Hours: 28 hours per week
Closing date: Monday 7th December 2020 at 12:00pm
Proposed interview date: Tuesday 15th December 2020
We are looking for a Coordinator for the management of a service facilitating social, cultural and leisure activities for older people across Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham. You will be working alongside our other Di’s Diamonds Coordinators already facilitating services across Havering. You will play a significant role in reducing social isolation through developing activities and events, including on line activities and volunteering opportunities and promoting them to older people.
You will be identifying opportunities to develop the service in liaison with the Senior Manager and other colleagues.
As a Coordinator you will be managing a small team of volunteers who will assist with leading activities, and will work with professionals from health, social care and the voluntary sector to increase the reach of the service and develop opportunities for joint working. You will be responsible for recruiting volunteers to support older people in accessing activities.
Successful applicants will have experience of working with and understanding the needs of older people, in a paid or voluntary capacity. You will need to have the ability to write reports, maintain records and communicate effectively both one to one and as part of a team as well as supporting and motivating volunteers. Good computer skills and accurate record keeping are also required. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.
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