Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management) .
Create a world without 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 Coordinator
Contract type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 16 per week
Salary: £8,508 actual per annum
Closing date: 17 January 2019
Interview date: TBC
About the role:
The role is to plan, promote, coordinate and deliver Dementia Cafes in Herefordshire, working with volunteers, local communities and agencies to raise awareness, increase reach and support more people living with dementia. The role includes recording and reporting on computer management systems.
Are you a people person, committed to the principles of dementia friendly communities?
Are you inspired at the idea of enabling people affected by dementia to access information and support, participate in stimulating sessions and connect with people who share similar experiences? If the answer is ‘yes’ the Herefordshire team has a role for you. As Group Coordinator you will plan, organise and facilitate groups which aim to inform, educate, and support those affected by dementia. Currently the role is running Dementia Cafes and working closely with the Singing for the Brain Group Coordinator, providing cover for annual leave / training etc.
You will have an NVQ level 2 or equivalent and the skills and experience to:
- Communicate effectively with people affected by dementia and all stakeholders
- Engage and involve participants in the design and delivery of group sessions
- Organize and facilitate groups
- Maintain and monitor quality
- Co-ordinate and role manage volunteers
- Liaise with statutory and voluntary organizations
- Update the Computer Record System
If you have the qualities we’re looking for and are passionate about improving the quality of life for people with dementia, then we want to hear from you.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Group Coordinator, Charity, Activity Group Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Dementia, Support Worker, Voluntary Services, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, Volunteer, Service Coordinator, Volunteer Management, etc.