Lewisham, Greater London (Hybrid)
£29,776 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
  • £29,776 per year
  • Full time
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in Lewisham
  • Hybrid working considered

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, helping people to be mentally healthy and working together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £7M, over 180 staff and 260 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

The Lewisham Dementia Support Hub is an exciting service delivered by a consortium of local providers working in partnership:

  • MindCare Dementia Support, the specialist dementia arm of Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind
  • Carers Lewisham
  • Sydenham Garden
  • SLAM NHS Foundation Trust

The Hub provides comprehensive person-centred support to people with dementia and their carers, alongside training, raising awareness and community development to improve the experience of people with dementia. We are expanding our support to include a new Befriending Service. This service will provide Befriending within the community and in the homes of our clients living with a dementia diagnosis.

We are looking for a Befriending Coordinator to oversee the provision of high quality in-person Befriending support to our clients living within the London Borough of Lewisham. A key focus of this role is to manage the Befriending Administrator as well as a team of volunteers.

You will be highly organised, with experience of delivering projects to tight deadlines. You will be a skilled people manager, an effective communicator and have experience of collating feedback and outcomes for monitoring purposes. Experience of supporting and training staff and volunteers within community-based services is highly desirable. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic, collaborative and friendly team.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive work force, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from culturally diverse communities
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities
  • Young people

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people and always welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days' holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

Closing date: Monday 6th June (11:59pm)

Likely interview date: Friday 24th June

Please apply via our website

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Refreshed on: 29 May 2022
Closed date: 06 June 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Management, Care Management

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