Activities Coordinator - WIN (Housing, Social and Wellbeing) BLUW41573

Stockport, Greater Manchester
Salary £16,231 - £17,372 per annum
03 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an innovative, modern arms length housing organisation (ALMO), created in October 2005 employing approximately 540 staff and managing 11,500 properties across the borough of Stockport.  They are recognised as a Sunday Times Top 100 ‘Best Places to work in the Public Sector’ employer, have been awarded Investors in People (Gold) status and are also thrilled to have been named UK’s Top Landlord after winning the 24Housing magazine vote.

Joining them as a WIN (Wellbeing and Independence Network) Activities Coordinator, you will provide a varied and appropriate programme of physical/health and well-being promotion activities based around the needs and desires of people aged 18+.  This is a 2 year fixed term contract. 

Working in partnership with other Wellbeing and Independence Network organisations, you will promote and coordinate a wide variety of social, leisure and pleasure activities appropriate for a range of age groups and abilities, to be delivered 7 days a week.  Building a network of volunteers to ensure the widest programme of trips, activities and events are available throughout the borough and beyond, you must actively encourage participation from key customer groups and plan, publicise and facilitate the activities and evaluate the outcomes.

With experience of recruiting and working with volunteers, you should have recent experience of organising activities for older and/or disabled people and their carers, or similar and have a good working knowledge of IT and Microsoft Office applications.  Listening to and understanding the needs of older people, disabled people and their carers relating to social and wellbeing activities, you must identify gaps in the provision of activities and utilise current best practice in the promotion of new activities. 

Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th October 2016

Interviews: 25th October 2016

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by Disclosure Scotland and satisfactory enhanced employment references going back 5 years

All posts offer attractive conditions of service and a range of employee benefits including a commitment to personal development, work life balance and a genuine commitment to embrace diversity for employees and customers.

Stockport Homes is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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