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Outreach Services Programme Coordinator

Location
Michael Sobell Community Centre, Head Office, Golders Green, Greater London, NW11 9DQ

Employment Type
Full Time

Salary
£25,000 - £30,000 + pro rata
Annual

Contact Type
Permanent

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Do you wish you had a job that brings people together and improves their lives? Are you a creative organiser who’d like to have a positive impact on the community. Jewish Care is looking for a new Outreach Services Programme Coordinator who can put his or her talents into running our community-based services in the North-West London Community Hub. The role is based in Golders Green (36.25 hours a week) and offers a salary of £30,000 per annum along with sustained career development and staff benefits. Our company genuinely cares about its employees and their success, so you’ll be encouraged to develop your leadership and management skills in a way that enables you run these essential services efficiently and effectively.

What you’ll be doing:

• You will be responsible for the development and day-to-day operational running of the community centre’s evening and weekend services aimed at reducing social isolation and encouraging people to live well.

• You will work alongside relevant colleagues to develop and run Supportive Communities, Community Dementia Projects, Befriending and Telephone Befriending.

• You will manage the wellbeing, development and performance of Outreach staff and volunteers.

• You will liaise with internal and external colleagues to ensure that the physical environment and catering services are safe and well run.

• You will assist with relevant staff and volunteers to ensure that new services and programming are implemented and managed in line with agreed standards and KPIs.

• You will collaborate with Community Development and Community Engagement colleagues to develop new services in association with partner agencies.

• You will work closely with the Centre Coordinator to develop and run Support Services for members such as hospital/GP assistance, help with shopping and other supported tasks.

 

About you: 

• You are educated to degree level or have equivalent experience in social care, social work, community work or dementia. 

• You have extensive experience in an Outreach role, working with older and/or disabled people and people living with dementia, either in a personal or professional capacity. 

• You are a people-person who has strong experience in people-management and enjoy collaborating with others. 

• You are confident in your knowledge of relevant legislation, DOLS and adult safeguarding practice, and knowledge of the Jewish community is a bonus! 

• You have exceptional customer service skills along with high levels of creativity and resourcefulness

• You possess the ability to work within tight deadlines and budgets due to your strong administrative, organisational and managerial skills. 

 

Why you’ll love working with us

No matter how old or young you are, if you want to make a difference where it’s needed most, see what we have to offer. On top of providing some of the most competitive rates of pay in the care industry, we give some excellent benefits including: 4% employer contribution pension, training, free meals, childcare vouchers, eye tests, employee referral bonus, and a generous mileage allowance for work – the list goes on!

 

We are a team of many different backgrounds and cultures

Jewish Care is the leading health and social care charity serving the Jewish community in the UK. Though our clients are all of a similar religious tradition, our staff represent diverse cultures and faiths, bringing their own unique perspectives and individuality to their roles.

For further information and a full job description or an informal discussion on this exciting opportunity please email our recruitment team recruitment3@jcare.org.

Benefits
Jewish Care offers excellent benefits and training to all staff. Benefits include, free meals, 20 day’s annual leave, Jewish Care Pension scheme, various discounts, Loans and mileage reimbursement, ride to work scheme, eye tests, employee referral bonus and more.

About
Jewish Care is a leading communal organisation. We are the largest health and social care charity for the Jewish community in the UK, caring for nearly 7,000 people every week. Approximately 1500 staff from multi-cultural backgrounds together with 3,000 volunteers help to maintain their service. It provides a wide range of services to help meet the community’s physical, social and emotional needs, both directly and in partnership with other organisations. We care & support many people including; older people with dementia, disabilities, mental health needs and Holocaust survivors and many more.
We aim to make a positive impact on the lives of Jewish people by creating excellent social care that enhances well-being and inspires them to stay connected to their community. The organisation is committed to finding innovative solutions tailored to the people who use their services.
We are a proud to be multi award winning organisation. Prestigious awards and accolades they have received include; The Skills for Care Best Employer for over 250 people, and The Investors in People Gold standard.

Please be aware that this vacancy will close, once a sufficient number of suitable candidates have been identified therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

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