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Community Activities Coordinator (Older People)

£22.50 per hour
Local Government
Contract/Interim
London
London
VR/38605JA
12-10-2021 03:15 PM
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I am currently recruiting for a Community Activities Coordinator to work with a Local London Authority on a contract basis.

The client is looking for someone 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 for older people, including the updating of social media and databases. 

Main duties will include:

  • To work with key stakeholders, local residents and the voluntary sector promoting creative and innovative ways of tackling social isolation among residents over 60 ensuring services are developed which meet the needs of the ethnically diverse community and are accessible to all users over 60
  • Support initiatives within the Council particularly those that are related to the specific work area
  • Development of business case for internal funding for inward funding within the borough
  • Initiating and scoping projects and preparation of bids to secure external funding.

Candidates will need;

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of  seeking funding from internal and external providers

If you are interested in this role and have the relevant skills and experience, please don't hesitate to apply!

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