Community Outreach Coordinator
Community Outreach Coordinator
Are you passionate about supporting people with disabilities to leave full lives? Are you looking for an opportunity to move into a first level management role?
We are looking for a Community Outreach Coordinator to join the Outreach team and assist with managing this service which supports people within their own home or in the community. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dedicated and empowering team.
Role: Community Outreach Coordinator – Outreach Service
Location: Various locations, North and East London
Salary: £23,648.00 per annum
Contract: Full-time post – 38 hours per week
Closing date: 23:59pm on 5th October 2021
Interviews: 14thand 15th October 2021
About the role:
The Community Outreach Coordinator role will involve a mixture of management/administrative duties as well as some day to day support sessions with people we support including community access, daily living activities and social activities. The position will include some rota management, supervisions and appraisals of staff, reviewing of support plans and risk assessments, managing health and safety checks and maintenance reporting.
You will work closely with the Deputy Manager and the Manager to inspire and motivate the team to provide a high quality service, as well as assisting in implementing current legislation and CQC requirements. Acting as a role model in the delivery of active support, you will promote and maintain person-centred approaches and inclusive community links to achieve positive outcomes with the people we support and care reviews, record daily logs, administer medication, lead shifts and cover the rota where necessary.
We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and committed Community Outreach Coordinator to join the team. If you feel you can bring a fresh approach, some new ideas and a commitment to supporting vulnerable people to have genuine control over their lives, play an active role in the community and develop as individuals then we want to hear from you.
Skills and expertise
- Share the values of enabling, empowering and engaging
- Ability to supervise staff
- Have experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities/autism and/or complex needs and/or behaviour of concern
- Effectively communicate with staff at all levels and with professionals and family external to the service
- Be confident in using your own initiative and deputising for the Deputy Manager
- Have strong IT skills and be able to manage your own time and work under pressure
You will be working for a forward thinking organisation, committed to providing the best support possible to vulnerable people therefore you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career.
As well as knowing what you do makes a difference to people’s lives every day, you will also receive a great benefits package:
- 25 days Annual Leave excluding Bank Holidays (Pro-rata for part-time)
- Computing scheme
- Credit Union scheme
- Cycle-to-Work scheme
- Death in Service Benefit
- Health Assured – Employee Assistance Programme
- Eye Care Vouchers
- Flu Jab Reimbursement
- Long Service Awards
- Pension Scheme
- Purchase Additional Annual Leave
- Refer-a-Friend Scheme
- Loans (Including season tickets and parking permit loans
- Blue Light Card
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised.
We very much welcome previous experience working as: Community Support Worker, Outreach Worker, Support Worker, Community Officer, Outreach and Engagement Officer, Community Outreach Worker, Education and Engagement Outreach, Community Outreach Coordinator, Service Manager, Service Coordinator, Community Outreach Service, Community Outreach Officer, Community Outreach Worker, Community Outreach Support Worker.