• Part Time
  • Salary: £12.77 per hour

Website Southdown Housing Association

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a creative flare and would like to work for a fantastic company.  It’s a great time to move to Southdown as an Activity Coordinator.

We’re recruiting for a service for adults with learning disabilities in Chichester. The clients have busy lives and enjoy a wide range of social and leisure activities i.e. swimming, walking, bowling, gardening, cooking, eating out, going to the theatre, arts and crafts, music.

The service has communal spaces where you will be able to support the clients with all sorts of imaginative creations and to contribute as part of the team with the planning and delivery of an exciting and varied schedule of activities that appeals to our clients and meets their needs. You will provide a varied plan of events and activities throughout the year for clients to be a part of.

The clients enjoy being supported by kind and caring staff who can encourage them to overcome challenges, work toward their goals and encourage them to make their own decisions. You don’t need to have any experience or qualifications to join us; we’ll invest in you and provide all the training you need to develop excellent support and facilitation skills.

You’ll be joining one of the largest providers of care, support and housing services in Sussex, which we’re proud to say we’ve been doing for over 50 years! In exchange, we can offer some great benefits such as

Salary above the Real Living Wage
Pension scheme
Employee Assistance (EAP), Free advice and counselling service
Access to Blue Light card
Health Care cash back scheme
Discounts in high street stores, entertainment, health & fitness
Interest-free Loans
Life cover: For staff under the age of 65 years in our pension scheme
Flexible working
Access to the Easit Network
Free access to financial services and advice through Salary Finance
Cycle to Work scheme
Free Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
Support with Career Progression
Supportive working environment.
£100 reward for passing your probationary period
Southdown is a psychologically informed organisation where the well-being and happiness of our employees matter. We’re committed to creating a positive and compassionate work environment where employees feel valued, respected and inspired to do their best. In addition, we’re a family-friendly employer that recognises the importance of a work-life balance. If you share our values and want to work for an organisation that helps change lives for the better, we want to hear from you.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and are fully committed to supporting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and welcome applications from all candidates that meet our job specifications.  If you feel there is a barrier that potentially prevents you from applying, do get in contact with us at jobs@southdown.org  as we are always happy to discuss (or arrange a discussion with the recruiting manager) to explore if any reasonable adjustments can be made to support your application.

Closing date for applications: 12th May 2024

Interviews will be held: 20th & 21st May 2024

To apply for this job please visit www.southdown.org.