The Bridge for Heroes – Activities Coordinator
Location: Activity Centre, King’s Lynn, Norfolk
Status: Full time – 37hrs per week
Salary: £18,018 - £22,126 (depending on skills and experience)
Closing date: 03/01/2022
This is a challenging, enjoyable and rewarding role which involves planning, developing and coordinating stimulating activities and opportunities for the Armed Forces Community who are experiencing a variety of issues.
We are looking for a highly organised, positive and flexible individual who will provide encouragement, innovation, inspiration and enthusiasm, partnered with a passion for working creatively.
We value our service user’s wellbeing, individual choice and recognise the impact that activities have in maintaining and developing the skills needed to enjoy a good quality of life.
About the role
We are part of a new and developing social prescribing network and all our activities are designed to promote positive mental health and well-being.
You will facilitate and design our in-house activities, trips and events, this will include a varied social, physical and creative activity programme, and themed day events. You’ll support and coordinate our volunteers and actively promote our activities programme, matching services to our individual service users’ requests and requirements.
About the team
The Bridge for Heroes is a friendly, family charity that has been operating for 11 years. It has developed to become a locally well know, award winning Charity that provides holistic support to service users in all situations.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a collaborative and dynamic approach, with the ability to motivate our service users, colleagues and volunteers to go beyond what they thought was possible and achieve their full potential within a variety of activities.
To have good communications skills in liaising with organisations that social prescribe. The ability to multi-task, and maintain accurate records of attendance and client needs in regard to the activities that service users participate in.
You will be proficient in MS Office, time management and problem-solving skills.
Pension: Auto enrolment onto the NEST work pension scheme. You will make a minimum contribution of 5% and the Bridge for Heroes will contribute 3%.
Annual Leave: 28 working days including public/bank holidays
Or contact, The Bridge for Heroes, 52a South Clough Lane, King’s Lynn, PE30 1SE
Tel: 01553 760230