Can you use your experience to help others lead a happy and fulfilled life?
We’re looking for someone who is organised, creative and self-motivated to join our busy team. As Activities 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. Full or part time role, hours are negotiable.
Do a job where you make a difference.
Car driver essential. Please either submit your CV with a short covering note outlining your CURRENT SALARY and or visit our website at www.imago.community for a full application.
Post is subject to references and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.
Imago is a long established, well respected and effective charity working across Kent, Medway and East Sussex to deliver a range of services to individuals, voluntary and community organisations, the public and private sector.
Our mission is to promote, develop and facilitate social action, support independence and empower communities. User and volunteer engagement, leadership and involvement in decision making are core principles.
We deliver a wide range of services in partnership with funders, public sector commissioners and private sector sponsors to children and young people, older people, carers, and volunteers.
Underpinning our work is a commitment to excellence, evidencing impact and safeguarding vulnerable people.
Imago offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of salary, contributory pension, healthcare benefits and 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.
Imago recognises that many people in our society experience discrimination or lack of opportunity for reasons that are not fair. These include: race, religion, creed, colour, national and ethnic origin, political beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability (including mental illness), HIV status, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity status, responsibility for dependants, appearance, geographical area, social class, income level or criminal record.
Imago aims to create a culture that respects and values each other’s differences. Imago sees these differences as an asset to our work as they improve our ability to meet the needs of the organisations and people we serve. We proactively seek to increase opportunities for inclusion, and celebrate diversity across our organisation and within the communities we serve.