Job Title: Coordinator – Community Wellbeing Team
Employment Status: 37 Hours Per Week
Responsible To: Operations Manager
Location: Weoley Castle Community Centre & Across Birmingham & Walsall
Who We Look For
Are you a warm, personable, and caring individual who can motivate a wide range of people with all abilities?
Do you have passion for accessible social, leisure and recreational opportunities, for people with disabilities. Are you able to coordinate the planning and facilitation of accessible and creative recreational wellbeing activities, through strong communication and with excellent problem-solving skills? You won’t need to deliver all the activities, but you will help identify community entrepreneurs who can deliver the many different activities we offer. (Example activities, Creative Arts, including Music, Dance & Drama, Cooking and I.T. & Social Media workshops)
Midland Mencap is looking to recruit a Coordinator to support to staff to continue to deliver and promote our social, leisure and recreational activity (wellbeing) service across Birmingham.
We place a high value upon integrity, ethical standards, and a commitment to excellence.
Midland Mencap’s Community Hub service is constantly evolving in our pursuit of delivering the best life outcomes for everyone who accesses our services. To achieve these goals, we need individuals who are prepared to drive progress and interact confidently with staff, citizens, families, and professionals.
We seek applications from candidates who thrive in a fast-paced environment and who can bring their skills, high-standards, and care experience to a role where no two days are the same.
What Does A Coordinator Do?
The coordination and delivery of quality and well received social, leisure and recreational wellbeing activities & events for people of all abilities across Birmingham. Responsible for activity participants, staff, sessional staff, volunteers and the maintaining and developing partnerships bringing people, organisations, and services together through the Community Hub.
This role will require you to complete and review risk assessments for activities at venues/locations across the Birmingham and carry out regular audits of both adapted and mainstream equipment. Good diary management is important too, with the need to organise meetings.
The ideal candidate will work in a person-centred way and enable individuals to exercise choice and control over their own lives to maximise independence, with citizen co-production at the heart of what we do.
This role involves lots of problem-solving skills to ensure we achieve outcomes for the citizens we support. There’s a need to be responsible, confident, and tactful in how you approach tasks and the broad range of citizens, families, and professionals you will encounter in the course of your duties.
With the support of experienced Managers, you’ll need to be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a wider team and able to maintain comprehensive digital records.