Available Hours: Fixed Term Contract (12 months) - Part time - 14 hours per week Cheshire East - Macclesfield and surrounding areas The candidate will need the following skills - Good IT knowledge, the use of word and excel preferable, experience of monitoring/evaluation systems. Essential, sound knowledge of mental health issues/dementia care and community work. Essential car driver and the ability to work from home. The MHA Communities Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and running a programme of activities, the scope of which will vary depending upon local need. All activities will seek to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness and promote the wellbeing of older people across a range of community settings. This programme could include any mix from MHA's core service offering - such as befriending, lunch clubs, social outings or clubs. In addition, the post holder will be required to develop new activities based on feedback from and the needs of the community - this could include coordinating with other organisations such as local colleges to offer IT classes or arranging for a local professional to deliver a series of exercise groups. The Community Coordinator will work closely with a variety of internal and external stakeholders and so good communication is as important as having strong organisation skills. For more information about the role please review the attached Job Description. 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." MHA Communities Cheshire East deliver lots of activities in the surrounding rural villages, therefore some travelling will be required. Tackling isolation and promoting independence and wellbeing, Macclesfield & District Communities tailors its activities to suit its members. Our befriending scheme and regular newsletter keep people in company and contact and we are sometimes able to assist with shopping to help with getting all those everyday essentials. We also organise regular outings to places such as garden centres and local concerts. We are led by our volunteers and members, to ensure that we are providing the practical and social support that people need. Contact us today to see how we could be of service to you or a loved one living at home.
- Mental Health
- Mental Health Act