Community Project/Engagement Worker
Closing date: Wednesday, 25th Sep 2019
Salary: £19,182.80 (£10.54 per hour)
Hours per Week: 35 hours per week
Annual Leave: 25 days plus 10 Statutory holidays (pro-rata for part time/term time roles)
Henshaws Community Services and enable people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to make informed choices about their future.
As a Community Services Enablement Officer you will support people throughout their journey offering expert support, guidance and skills, helping people to fulfil their potential.
Key responsibilities include:
- To deliver and coordinate Henshaws’ wellbeing programmes with specific focus on; person centered planning, independence matters and friendship matters programmes.
- To deliver our wellbeing programmes in a community based setting; one to one Information, Advice and Guidance sessions, Henshaws Living with Sight Loss programme, Henshaws gentle exercise classes and co-ordinate and support a volunteer led Friendship Matters programme.
- To promote Henshaws pathway to wellbeing programme which forms part of Henshaws pathway to independence delivery model to partners and other community groups to increase referrals into the project.
Understanding of the needs of clients with visual impairments and/or other disabilities, and a good understanding of promoting independence and supporting people to set personal plans, is essential. Experience of working with volunteers would be beneficial.
For further information please view the job description. To apply please submit a completed application form.
Closing date – 12 noon on Wednesday 25th September 2019.