Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) - Activities Coordinator

Job specification

Up to 30 hours per week
Contract type:
Fixed term contract ( 12 Months ) with possibility of further extension (funding permitting)
Salary: £27,286 p.a. pro rata. Actual: £22,123 for 30 hours
Closing date:
Interview date:
Date posted:
Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) is seeking to appoint an Activities Coordinator to provide support and help enable clients with learning disabilities to boost their confidence, independence and skills. Supporting clients living with support needs including (but not limited to) learning disabilities and/or Autism, mental ill health or dementia living in Swindon and who are experiencing crisis or significant change in their lives.

Excellent benefits including flexible working, death in service life insurance, 21 days holiday (pro rata) rising to 26 days with service plus bank holidays and 3 discretionary days at Christmas.

Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) has a well-established reputation of providing social inclusion and independence building projects for adults with learning disabilities in Swindon.

We need an adaptable Activity Coordinator to work for SAM Project Boost who will deliver activities and support members in one to one or small group settings.

We are passionate about empowering people to live the life they want to; for them to be included in the local community and have their voices heard.

Do you have experience working with adults with learning disabilities in an enabling capacity? Have you supported people with additional needs to develop skills and confidence? If so, we want to hear from you to join our committed friendly team.

We need a non-judgemental, compassionate, person with excellent communication skills who enjoys working with others to make positive change happen.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults.  Swindon Advocacy Movement expects all staff and volunteers to share that commitment.  All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS check.

Swindon Advocacy Movement is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from anyone regardless of disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

If you would like an application pack, please contact the Community Projects Manager, Caroline Rodie on 07500 665893 or email carolinerodie@swindonadvocacy.org.uk

Closing date for applications is midday Thursday 25th July 2024 . Interviews will be held on Monday 12th August 2024

We will review applications as they are received and invite to interview on a rolling basis.  We reserve the right to close this advertisement earlier if the right person for the role is found.