Community Activities Coordinator

Part Time – 22 - 37.5 hours per week, Rickmansworth

Circa  £10,787 - £18,388   per annum plus benefits

As the Community Activities Coordinator in the Learning & Leisure department you will design, plan and deliver a diverse range of structured learning and leisure activities for adults with learning disabilities.  These activities will be delivered in the community and will cover a broad-range of topics including self-advocacy, safety, friendship, politics, health & wellbeing and employment. You will ensure the activities are delivered in a personalised way.

You are a leader who will encourage people to join in activities and increase their skills and independence. You will be supporting clients to try new things, to take control of their lives and take risks through a programme of planned support and risk assessment. This is a varied role which will involve you undertaking administration and some delivery of direct support.

You will supervise support staff and volunteers, provide coaching and advice, maintaining a high quality service. You will build good relationships, liaising with clients, families and professionals.

You are a good communicator with a can-do attitude and a welcoming and inclusive approach.  You have an eye for detail, emotional resilience and the ability to juggle a broad and diverse workload. You have good IT skills. In return you will find this an extremely rewarding role where you will be making a real difference to peoples’ lives on a daily basis.

This is a part-time job which can involve lone-working in all our hubs in the Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere areas as well as in the community. The working pattern is flexible dependant on business need and will require working evenings and weekends.

Watford Mencap is an award winning charity providing high quality social care services in SW Hertfordshire. We enable people with learning disabilities and their families to make the most of life, so they can fulfil their life ambitions.

Call Lata Rees to discuss the position in more detail on 07901 914154. 

Please demonstrate in your application how you meet the job description and person specification and our values.

Application form

Completed application forms need to be returned to recruitment@watfordmencap.org.uk or

HR, Watford Mencap, The Old Town Hall, 105 High Street, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 1AN.

Closing date: Tuesday 11th December 2018. This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. If you intend to apply you are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

An enhanced DBS will be required for the successful candidate.