Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull Live at Home

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Community Programme Co-ordinator based at Hull Live at Home

Deadline 18th July

Job reference REQ007787

Salary £18,045 per annum

Package: Pension, Life Assurance, High Street Discount Scheme, Career Development, Free DBS

Fixed Term – Full Time – 37 hours per week.

This is a fixed term position due to local funding for a period of up to 18 months.

The Live at Home Community Programme Co-ordinator is responsible for co-ordinating 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 co-ordinating 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 Co-ordinator will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and so good communication is as important as having strong organisation skills.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.

The role involves outreach work, visiting clients in their homes and developing a connection over a 4 to 6 week period. You will be responsible for identifying the barriers that are preventing the client from making/keeping contact with the others. You will be seeking ways to help remove these barriers, to help clients re-engage with their communities, sometimes acting as an advocate, and establishing links, services and opportunities to support this.

Interviews to be held at Hull Office on 23rd July 2019.

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.

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

Please apply online here