Alzheimer's Society Essex, UK
Service Coordinator (Charity / Volunteer Management) Our people make us. Join the UK's leading dementia charity 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 Location: Grays & Thurrock, Essex Contract type: Part time, Permanent Hours: 21 per week Salary: £11,725 actual per annum Closing date: Noon on Monday 1st October. Interview date: TBC About the role: Working within our Community Support service, as a Group Coordinator you will have the rewarding opportunity to provide group support and guidance to people with Dementia and their carers; helping to maintain their independence, improving their sense of well-being, and putting them in more control of their lives. The service is unique to each service user as it is based upon their personal circumstances and support needs. About you: You will co-ordinate, organise and facilitate the successful and safe provision of services delivered in a group setting. Group activities can inform, educate, support and provide structured activities with identified outcomes for attendees in a group setting. Groups are for a specific type of client, for example groups for people with dementia only or people with dementia and their carer. We are looking for someone with NVQ Level 2 or equivalent experience. Due to the nature of this role you will be required to travel independently. The office base will be Grays & Thurrock and you will work across Thurrock. 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, Activity Coordinator, Events Coordinator, Dementia, Support Worker, Voluntary Services, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP, Volunteer, Service Coordinator, Volunteer Management, etc.