Events Coordinator Vacancy

We are looking for someone with a background in support work to coordinate events for the people who use our day support services.

Are you a great organiser with a passion for supporting people?  We need someone to tailor and coordinate events as part of our day support service for people with learning disabilities, autism and/or other support needs.

  • Salary: £20,234 – £21,352 per annum (SCB1 – B3).
  • Hours: 39 per week.
  • Location: Working remotely/from home. Once COVID restrictions are lifted, the candidate may be required to travel to our main office in Edinburgh as well as other locations.

The successful candidate will curate the activities in collaboration with the people we support, with input from them on what they want to spend their time doing, with a focus on goals and outcomes as well as enjoyment and connection.

You will manage a small budget and should be prepared to work autonomously, communicating at all levels of the organisation and using different delivery platforms to present the activities.

You should have experience of support work, and it would be an advantage if you have experience of organising events, both in person and online.

Benefits include:

  • A workplace culture that supports work-life balance and family-friendly working
  • Pension
  • Staff benefits, including discounts in shops, restaurants, cinemas etc
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling
  • Good annual leave entitlements
  • Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.  Completed applications should be sent to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

The application closing date for this position is Monday, 28 June at 09:00.

If you have any questions before you apply email us at recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

Please note we are only able to get in touch with successful candidates.

 

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You can send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities form to recruitment@actiongroup.org.uk.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Gold Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Diversity Champion

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.

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