Recruitment: Activities Coordinator Support Worker at Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering are recruiting for: Activities Coordinator Support Worker Salary: £19,889 per annum pro rata Hours: 18 hours per week Closing date: Monday 4th November 2019 Proposed interview date: Tuesday 12th November 2019
We are recruiting for an Activities Coordinator Support Worker to assist in the development of our Di's Diamonds Service facilitating social, cultural and leisure activities for older people. The service is currently well established in Havering and we are looking to expand the service into Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham. The post holder will support reducing social isolation through developing activities and events, including volunteering opportunities and promoting these to older people.
The post holder will assist the Coordinators to liaise with professionals from statutory and voluntary sector within the three Boroughs to promote the service and develop opportunities for joint activities. You will ensure members receive information about forthcoming activities and events, including the monthly calendar, using a variety of media to contact them. You will register members, obtaining contact details and other essential information and ensuring the information is recorded on our database.
The post holder will have an understanding of the needs of older people including those who are particularly isolated and vulnerable. Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and creatively, both verbally and in writing are required as well as an interest and commitment to supporting older people's wellbeing, improved quality of life and resilience. Good computer skills and accurate record keeping are also required. To apply: Please check our website for further details and a full application pack https://www.ageuk.org.uk/redbridgebarkinghavering/about-us/work-for-us/ Completed application forms and Equal Opportunities Forms should be returned to admin using the email: [email protected] or alternatively post to Gabby O'Neill Recruitment, Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering, 4th Floor, 103 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4PU.