Permanent - Part Time - 30 hours per week
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 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.
For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.
Interviews to take place on Wednesday 15th August 2018.
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.
Tackling isolation and promoting independence and wellbeing, North Shields Live at Home tailors its activities to suit its members. Our befriending scheme and regular newsletter keep people in company and contact and we are sometimes able to assist with shopping to help with getting all those everyday essentials. We also organise regular outings to places such as garden centres and local concerts.
We are led by our volunteers and members, to ensure that we are providing the practical and social support that people need. Contact us today to see how we could be of service to you or a loved one living at home.
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