Community Co-ordinator based in Harrogate
Available Hours: This is a Fixed Term Contract from 15/11/2022 for 2 years
Fixed Term - Part Time - 21 hours per week.
Are you looking for a role where you feel you have made a difference at the end of each working day? Do you want to join a people focused organisation that values and listens to their employees?
A great opportunity to work in your local community to support older people to increase social inclusion.We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team in Harrogate. You will be required to travel around the district so a clean driving licence and access to a car is also required
About the roleAs a Community Coordinator at MHA you will provide the highest quality of support to our residents and members enabling them to live later life well. You will work together with other MHA staff, volunteers and people we support to identify and achieve their goals, enabling them to have choice and control over their lives. You will also be expected to carry out everyday tasks including supporting individuals and groups, and planning and running a range of activities that contribute to a healthy, well balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. Personal care may be required, and training will be provided. You will be involved with planning and designing meaningful activities and supporting volunteers. As a part of the team you will be expected to work to achieve fundraising targets and run events that bring the community together.
To enable access you may be required to drive the minibus to collect members in the local vicinity; full MIDAS training will be provided.Every day will be different and you'll have the opportunity to use your people skills to make a real difference.About youThe right values, attitude and behaviours are more important than your previous career background. Therefore whilst previous care or support work experience is desirable it is not essential and we'll provide all the training and support you need to thrive.You will have a kind, warm and caring nature and be able to work well as part of a team but also use your own initiative. Patience, communication and listening skills are equally important. So, if you have the ability to change someone's mood, lift spirits and truly care for those around you, we'd love to hear from you.
Why join?You will be joining an organisation with strong values, a highly supportive culture and a commitment to the safety and wellbeing of employees.In addition to a highly competitive salary, we offer a lot more: 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and an option to buy annual leave. Pension. Life assurance. A discount scheme which includes savings with retail stores and online purchases. Access to a number of nationally recognised training courses and qualifications. Genuine career progression and development opportunities. Employee assistance programme including free counselling and legal advice. Access to chaplaincy and pastoral support. Access to wellbeing resources. Recommend a friend scheme. Family friendly policies. Long service awards. Free uniform and DBS check. Healthcare scheme at competitive rates.About usMHA is the UK's largest charity care provider and our mission is to 'enable people to live later life well'. Through 90 specialist care homes, 70 thriving retirement living schemes and 62 vibrant community services and befriending, we inspire the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life.
Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.
"Agencies: Please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV's from any agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL) or not. We only accept CV's from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA's central Talent Acquisition Team."