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BAME Good Neighbour Scheme Co-Ordinator

  • Location

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Business Support , Charity

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19,000

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Morris

  • Contact email:

    Rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    45400

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-03

The Dream Career:

BAME Good Neighbour Scheme Co-ordinator

The Location:

Sheffield

The Benefits:

Free parking on site, 33 days holiday (inc stat), Pension, Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption benefits.

The Hours:

Full time, 35 hours per week

The Salary:

£19,000 +

The Job Role:

We are proud to be exclusively working with SCCCC, who are an incredible local Sheffield charity who support older and vulnerable people. 

SCCCC work in partnership with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group.

SCCCC are going through an exciting growth period so this is a fantastic time to be joining the charity.

SCCCC are on the lookout for a passionate, ambitious and enthusiastic Business Development Manager who are wanting to make a real difference.

The BAME Good Neighbour Scheme Coordinator will be working as part of SCCCC Good Neighbour Scheme which is their longest running project.  This scheme offers a range of services to older people that helps to combat loneliness and enhances the quality of life for service users. 

The successful candidate for this role will accept referrals from health and social care teams, community support workers and care managers. As BAME Good Neighbour Scheme Coordinator, the successful candidate will specifically work with Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic groups aged over 65 within the community and will carry out the following duties;

  • Handle referrals and allocate to volunteers
  • Follow up, check and review all referrals with volunteers, service users and service providers
  • Handle enquiries from service users and their families
  • Ensure each service user receives a home visit prior to allocation of a volunteer
  • Provide support and supervision to volunteers of Good Neighbour Scheme
  • Work closely with fundraisers to maximise donations
  • Attend appropriate training courses

Applicants will ideally have experience working within a similar post, working within the community and will ideally have experience of volunteering.

Applicants should have an understanding of the needs of older people and their families and be able to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals. 

For further information about this role, please contact Becca on 0114 221 0550 / rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk

Please note that interviews for this role will be taking place on 26th and 28th February.