Work Relief Charity Recruitment is recruiting for a local charity’s Wellbeing Café that offers a community hub where people can go for a relaxing chat, as well as providing people with mental health and wellbeing advice and to give people the chance to develop skills, increase confidence and the chance to support the local community
With the development of an innovative new Wellbeing Café (open 1 evening per week), we are looking for a Project Lead / Coordinator to manage and develop a safe, inviting and responsive drop in facility for people experiencing a range of complex mental health problems. You will have the opportunity to oversee the day-to-day running of the Wellbeing Café, and develop and deliver a range of activities.
Wellbeing Project Coordinator
£15 per hour
8 hours per week
12 month fixed term contract with extension by agreement.
Key duties will include:
- Lead in the day-to-day running of the Wellbeing Café, helping to develop and deliver a range of activities.
- Plan a range of wellbeing activities which support the needs of the clients.
- Identify and book instructors to deliver wellbeing activities.
- Ensure all staff/instructors understand the aims of the project and the needs of the client group, whilst ensuring safe working.
- Link with other local agencies creating project awareness and routes for referrals.
- Contribute to design of marketing material for both internal & external use.
- Make regular use of all forms of social media to promote the project
- Ensure adequate staff, volunteers and instructors are booked
- Provide day-to-day management for all staff, volunteers and instructors.
This is a super role within the charity - working within a team of wellbeing support workers. We see this as an ideal role for an experienced Support Worker / Advocate / Advice Provider / Mentor / Counsellor / Outreach Officer / Community Worker / Youth Worker / Community Support Officer or anyone who has a proven track record in providing support or advice in a statutory, voluntary, community or private social care setting.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
- Experience in a relevant role, which should ideally include working with clients with complex support needs
- An understanding of the need for wellbeing activities with some experience of either delivering or receiving them
- Demonstrable ability to develop relationships with a variety of partners and individuals
- Understanding of the issues surrounding hard to reach clients and people who are lonely and isolated
- Reliable and trustworthy, especially with regard to handling of confidential material
- Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.
Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.
- mental health
- project work