Community Activities Coordinator (Older People)

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Homeworking
Salary
£17.75 - £22.98 per hour + Umbrella Pay/Holiday Pay/Pension Scheme
Posted
07 Oct 2021
Closes
04 Nov 2021
Ref
3119LBOH
Contact
Sadie Nunn
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
  • Community Activities Coordinator (Older People)
  • Public Sector - Local Authority
  • Temporary role - 6 months (possible extension)
  • Full time - 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • £17.75 per hour PAYE
  • Hybrid Working - office and home based

PURPOSE OF ROLE: To support the Sheltered Housing team assisting in marketing and co-ordinating of activities. The role will include organising and facilitating events and other general promotional activities including the updating of social media and databases. Actively sourcing funding streams.


  • To work with key stakeholders, local residents and the voluntary sector by setting up activities for our residents
  • To devise an activity programme for residents in the borough.
  • Excellent communications and ICT skills required
  • Excellent communicator with a range of vulnerable residents.
  • Initiating and scoping projects and preparation of bids to secure external funding.
  • To facilitate specialist housing in preparing marketing materials and supporting data including the updating of social media, business contact database.
  • To be proficient in excel, word PowerPoint.

  • Duties

    Functional

    • To foster and build relationships with local businesses and regional agencies top bring creative & stimulating activities to the programme.
    • To facilitate the sheltered housing team in preparing marketing materials and supporting data including the updating of social media, business contact database.

  • To organise and co-ordinate agencies and providers to deliver activities

    • To promote partnership working by implementing working agreements with partners and ensuring regular reviews and compliance of working agreements.

  • Delivery of projects to agreed time, cost and quality standards using appropriate project management tools and resources.


  • To be responsible for the control of monies received and banking.
  • To assist in the preparation of reports, and briefings for other council services and non-statutory agencies to promote the service.


  • Deliver talks and presentations to staff, residents and contractors regarding the activities programme.


  • To carry out thorough inductions for new providers including carrying out risk assessments.


  • To be responsible for health and safety relating to the activities programme.


  • Any other task that is considered reasonable to deliver the outputs set out below.



  • Employee Specification

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Experience of working in a similar role working with providers to provide stimulating, health related activities for older residents
    • Experience of handling and banking monies
    • Experience of partnership working and building strong relationships.
    • Experience of project management.
    • Experience of problem solving, creative thinking and working on own initiative with minimal supervision.
    • Experience of consultation with key stakeholders.
    • Knowledge of seeking funding from internal and external providers

    SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Sound verbal and written communication skills, including ability to draft accurate reports and create marketing materials
    • Excellent presenting skills with an ability to carry out presentations to a range of audiences
    • Excellent social skills and ability to work effectively and professionally with (and balance the competing demands of) different providers.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and positively engage with a 'can do' attitude.
    • Ability to work with residents consulting on new projects.
    • Ability to think creatively and innovatively.
    • Competent in use of IT, including excel
    • Keep abreast of new developments with regard to provision of housing and services to older people.
    • Ability to positively influence key stakeholders.

    PERSONAL STYLE AND BEHAVIOURS:

    • Works positively with colleagues in the team and across the organisation to ensure consistent good practice and deliver corporate solutions
    • At all times respects confidentiality
    • Ensures consistent good practice and works to carry out tasks more efficiently.
    • Ability to go the extra mile, with a high degree of personal responsibility
    • Abide by all London Borough of Hounslow policies procedures and standing orders, in particular equality and diversity policies.
    • Can be confident presenting to mixed sized groups and a varied audience.

    ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:



    Current full driving licence and own motorised transport & DBS check

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