Remark! Community Lead Lunch Club Coordinator Required

We’re looking to recruit a Lead Lunch Club Coordinator to manage four lunch club projects for older Deaf people in London including the set up and day to day coordination of two of them. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Community to ensure the long term sustainability and success of the lunch club projects.

About Remark! Community

Remark! Community is a Deaf-led charity set up in 2010 to support the Deaf community. Our aim is to reduce isolation and maintain independence and equality for the Deaf community. We provide a number of projects in London in order to meet our charity mission. These include lunch clubs for older Deaf people, playschemes and youth clubs for Deaf children, a weekly club for Deaf adults as well as sports clubs and other social events throughout the year.

Job Title: Lead Lunch Club Coordinator

Location: Office based in central London but travel over London required

Accountable to: Head of Remark! Community

Hours: 24 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 (pro rata)

Availability: Wednesday and Friday plus one additional day with flexibility (to be discussed at interview)

Principle accountabilities

The post holder will have set key responsibilities which include:

1. The setting up and running of 2 new lunch clubs

2. Overseeing the management and standardisation of all 4 lunch clubs

3. Manage the recruitment of all volunteers across all 4 lunch clubs

4. Coordinate all training for staff and volunteers including health and safety, food hygiene and first aid training

5. Undertaking all relevant paperwork (e.g. Risk Assessments and report writing for funders)

6. Provide an advocacy service for members

7. Responsible for the promotion and online presence of the clubs, including the planning and creation of regular social media content.

8. Budget management

Personal specification

The successful candidate will:

· Be a native BSL user or possess a minimum BSL Level 3

· Be an active individual willing to get involved in a wide variety of activities and other duties as required, e.g covering staff at other projects when required.

· Possess a good initiative and an ability to think creatively

· Be professional, organised and calm under pressure

· Have experience managing a team

· Experience managing a budget

· Possess good administration and IT skills

· Ability understand the needs of older Deaf people and plan the lunch club accordingly

· Have experience of organising events, activities and supporting Deaf people

· Have the ability to carry out risk assessments and be responsible for health and safety

· Demonstrate written English skills in order complete reports for our funders and promote our service through relevant networks

· Be available to provide cover for staff when required

Desirable qualities

· NVQ2 Health & Social Care

· NVQ2 Advice and Guidance

· Experience working with older Deaf people

· A clean driving licence

If you are interested in joining us, please send a CV and covering letter or BSL video describing how your experience matches the person specification to:

Jessica Wilde: [email protected]

Deadline: Monday 15th July 2019

Interviews: Friday 19th July 2019

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