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Family Activities Coordinator

Noah's Ark Children's Hospice
Post date
9 April 2018
Closing date
19 April 2018
£20,000 - £23,000
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Salary: £20,000 – £23,000 per annum
Location: Based in Barnet office – travelling throughout the
catchment area as required
Department: Care Team
Contract: Permanent

Interview: Wednesday 25th April 2018

Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is a community based hospice service providing support for children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families in Central and North London, and extending into Hertsmere. Our mission is to provide care and support for children and young people from birth who have a life-limiting or life-threatening condition, as well as ensuring that 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:
The Family Activities Coordinator will work as part of the Family Activities and Home Support Volunteering Team to ensure the success of the Family Days, Referred Children’s Groups, Siblings Groups and Parent Groups (together, referred to as Family Activities). Events organisation and working with volunteers are fundamental aspects of this role.

The Successful Applicant will have:
• Experience of organising events
• Experience of working with volunteers
• Research skills – experience of researching provisions and services (statutory or voluntary sector) for a particular group
• Excellent interpersonal skills – able to interact with wide variety of personnel (internal and external) to achieve positive outcomes and establish sustainable relationships and partnerships
• Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
• Excellent time management and organisational skills – ability to prioritise effectively and accomplish tasks within deadlines
• IT self-sufficient (including high level of literacy in MS office, (Excel in particular)
• Experience of the use of databases

What we can offer:
We are offering a starting salary of £20,000 per annum plus benefits, flexible working opportunities, as well as excellent career opportunities.

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