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Family Activities Coordinator, Noah’s Ark Hospice

Organisation
Noah's Ark Hospice
Post date
16 April 2019
Closing date
7 May 2019
Location
Barnet, London
Salary
Starting at £20,600
Hours
Permanent
Contact email
recruitment@noahsarkhospice.org.uk

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is a community-based hospice service providing support for babies, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families in North and Central London, and extending into Hertsmere.

Our mission is to provide care and support for seriously unwell children, as well as ensuring that their families are able to live life as fully as possible whilst their child is still alive and go on to face the future with hope after bereavement.

The Role:

We have an exciting vacancy within the Family Activities Team. The role will be based in Barnet with travel throughout the catchment area as required. The Family Activities Coordinator will work as part of the Family Activities Team of 3, to plan and lead on the Family Activities – Family Days, Referred Children’s Groups, Siblings Groups and Parent Groups, ensuring they are safe, enjoyable and successful.

Events organisation and working with volunteers are fundamental aspects of this role.

The Successful Applicant will have:

o Experience of organising events

o Experience of working with volunteers

o Excellent interpersonal skills – able to interact with wide variety of personnel (internal and external) to achieve positive outcomes and establish sustainable relationships and partnerships

o Excellent time management and organisational skills – ability to prioritise effectively and accomplish tasks within deadlines

o Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

o IT self-sufficient (including high level of literacy in MS Office (Excel in particular)

o Experience of using databases

o Research skills – experience of researching provisions and services (statutory or voluntary sector) for a particular group

What we can offer:

We are offering a starting salary of £20,600 per annum plus benefits, flexible working opportunities, as well as excellent career opportunities

Apply for this job:

For more information about the role please visit https://www.noahsarkhospice.org.uk/about-us/work-with-us/current-vacancies/ to download the Job Description and application form.

Please complete the Noah’s Ark APPLICATION FORM and SEND (preferably via email) to: recruitment@noahsarkhospice.org.uk

(Please include the job title in the subject line of the email. Only completed application forms will be accepted and only candidates invited to interview will be contacted)

OR by post to:

HR, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, 3 Beauchamp Court, 10 Victors Way, Barnet, EN5 5TZ

Selection Process: The selection process will include competency based questions, a presentation and a panel interview.

If you would like to have confidential discussion about this role, please contact Helen Marshall (Head of Family Activities & Home Support Volunteering), on 020 8449 8877 or email HmMarshall@noahsarkhospice.org.uk

Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 7 May,

Interviews: Thursday 16 May 2019.

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