For more information on the role,
please contact: Halina Akrich
Telephone: 01274 655956
Salary: £9.90 per hour
Location: Flintshire and surrounding areas. Home based with a requirement for national travel.
Hours per week: 22.5 hours. Hours are flexible and will include evening and weekend work based on the needs of the project
Find your place with us and help change lives.
We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our Team
About the role
Team Reporting to the National Virtual Co-ordinator and working alongside the Luv2meetU team and across Hft nationally the role will co-ordinate, oversee, facilitate and deliver a national virtual events programme to the people we support within Hft in North Wales and across other regions within Hft and the Luv2meetU service, giving people with learning disabilities and/or autism greater opportunities to socialise/access activities, improving mental health and well-being, helping combat loneliness and isolation.
This project is a virtual expansion of existing Luv2meetU and day centre programmes meeting a national and growing need.
The successful candidate will be educated to A level or equivalent qualification or professional experience in a related field for example health and social care/digital communications.
Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of all Microsoft office applications and a variety of digital platforms including social media.
Experience of working with vulnerable people including adults with learning disabilities and/or autism.
What we offer
With Investors in People accreditation and Skills for Care endorsement we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.
- Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options.
- Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status
- Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
- 25 days holiday (pro rata for part time staff)
- A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
We ask all our teams to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination, which is offered to frontline support workers as a priority group. We strongly encourage all colleagues to remain fully vaccinated as part of our wider infection control procedures.
Join us and help us change lives.
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
Hft's usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.
Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed.