Carer Events Coordinator
Up to £24,000
Ready for something new?
We’re looking for someone who is organised, creative and self-motivated to join our busy team. As Carers Events Coordinator, you will plan and deliver a robust and exciting programme of events, activities, training and workshops for adult Carers as part of the Wellbeing Matters service, working across Dartford, Gravesham, Swanley and Swale.
You will research and book trainers, venues, activities and resources in line with budgets, negotiate value for money, and ensure activities meet access and health and safety requirements. Additionally, you will promote Carer activities through the design and distribution of newsletters, marketing materials, local publications, websites and social media. There will be opportunities to attend events, build networks and establish a range of community resources.
In this role, you will manage enquiries and bookings, provide follow up support, and, if needed, arrange respite to enable the Carer to attend activities. Working with an understanding of issues affecting Carers, you will respond to challenging and complex situations with a sensitive and measured response.
Knowledge of local services and the ability to build effective networks with cross sector organisations is essential. Own car essential.
Do a job where you make a difference.
We offer our employees:
• Inclusive values-based environment
• Competitive remuneration package
• Workplace pension scheme
• Generous 31 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays
• Opportunities for hybrid working
• Benenden Health Care
• Death in Service Benefit
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Employee Supported Volunteering scheme
• Development opportunities
• and more
Imago is committed to Safer Recruitment practices, and the post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Please either submit your CV with a short covering note or visit our website at www.imago.community for full details.
Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. We aim to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences, and see these differences as an asset, as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we work with. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion, and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within communities.
Imago recognises its duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of the children, young people and adults at risk who access its services or with whom it comes into contact.
Imago is a well-respected social action charity working across Kent, Medway, East Sussex and London. Through our services and projects, we aim to support independence, reduce social isolation and empower individuals and communities.
We deliver a wide range of services to children and young people, older people, carers, and volunteers, in partnership with funders, public sector commissioners and private sector sponsors.
We apply our commitment to excellence, evidencing impact and safeguarding vulnerable people to all aspects of our work.
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