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Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Ellesmere Port and Ne

Posted 25 January by Methodist Homes Ended

Fixed Term (12 months) - Part Time - 24 hours per week (3 - 4 days per week).

Potential extension

The Live at Home Community Programme Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and running a programme of activities, the scope of which will vary depending upon local need.All activities will seek to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness and promote the wellbeing of older people across a range of community settings.

This is a new project which has received funding for one year from the Brightlife Bright Ideas fund.The aim is to create new activities and sessions for the more active younger retired person.Such activities as Green Gyms, Outdoor Activity Groups, Healthy Lifestyle, Cookery/Budget classes, Pop Up Tea Dances, Dining Clubs.

This programme could include any mix from MHA's core service offering - such as befriending, lunch clubs, social outings or clubs. In addition, the post holder will be required to develop new activities based on feedback from and the needs of the community - this could include coordinating with other organisations such as local colleges to offer IT classes or arranging for a local professional to deliver a series of exercise groups.

The Community Programme Coordinator will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and so good communication is as important as having strong organisation skills. Previous experience in the Third Sector and working with volunteers or experience of volunteering is desirable.

Benefits include: Pension, 28 days annual leave (inclu. bank holidays), Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, Discount Scheme, free DBS

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

You will be a part of a small, vibrant and friendly team who are ambitious to expand our services for people in the West Cheshire area.

This is a one year funded project with the possibility of continuing.

If you wish to have an informal chat you can contact David on .

Reference: 34315788

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