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Social group Co-ordinator  

Location: Leeds 
Salary: £20,540 pro-rata per annum 
Hours: 16 hours per week

Contract: Permanent 

We are seeking a Social Group Coordinator to join our Leeds Hearing and Sight Loss Service to manage the social groups and work with members who attend these groups to develop a range of activities and events which they will enjoy. As part of the role, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing activities and programmes for the Social Groups
  • Facilitating opinions from the services users who attend the group to establish their interests
  • Supporting members (walking and pushing wheelchairs) into the venues from outside when needed
  • Assisting with collecting food from local shops for some groups, and provide refreshment at some group meetings
  • Booking and finding new venues when needed and book activities outside of the normal group meetings
  • Working together with the Volunteer Co-Ordinator to ensure volunteer attendance in sessions
  • Writing  monthly reports 

To be successful for the role you will have an interest in working with individuals who have sensory disabilities, experience in running social groups, have excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational, and administrative skills. Have a positive and flexible attitude, demonstrating a creative approach.

We are committed to flexible working and offer generous annual leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program, Health Cash Plan, Occupational Sick Pay scheme, flexible TOIL scheme. We invest generously in training and development programmes, providing sponsorship to pursue formal professional qualifications and the opportunity to learn and develop sign language skills.

 

Closing date: 13th May 2022
Interview date: 16th May 2022

Attachments

Please complete our online application form. Alternatively, you can download our application form in Microsoft Word and complete it before you send it to jobs@bid.org.uk

Deaf candidates may submit their application in a short video clip- for further information please contact jobs@bid.org.uk

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