Activities and Events Coordinator

Department: ShireLiving

Location and Hours of Work:

Elmwood, Stafford – 37.5 Hours per week

Oakwood, Telford - 37.5 Hours per week

(All working patterns will cover a 7 day rota)

Salary: £17,030.23 per annum


ShireLiving is the Wrekin Housing Group’s premium housing brand offering luxury apartments and facilities for the over 55s age group. Our developments are attractive buildings that allow tenants to live independently in modern apartments, with the convenience of having all the help and support they need on their doorstep and the added benefit of being part of a friendly community, with 24 hour on site support. Our tenants remain at the heart of every ShireLiving development and we expect all staff to deliver the same standard of exceptional customer service by promoting and facilitating active and healthy lifestyles, social engagement and wellbeing whilst also offering access to a quality care provision.

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The Role:

This role will require the successful applicant to engage with tenants and their friends/ families and third party agencies to encourage participation, to lead and coordinate social activities, events and trips, whilst supporting the care and catering services to facilitate social activities.

Day to day responsibilities include booking rooms, accommodation and transport for all events and trips, effectively managing corporate events budget to ensure this is utilised efficiently, recording and monitoring events on the internal database, creating and facilitating competitions for tenants to take part in, whilst always working effectively with other members of the shire living Team.

(For further details please read the Full Job Description)

What you will need:

Our Activities and Events coordinators are required to deal with customers and colleagues with commitment, integrity and respect. The successful candidate will need to be approachable and have the ability to adapt their communication styles dependent on the needs of the customer.

You must hold a minimum of GCSE’s grade A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths. The ideal candidate will be willing to work flexibly, outside normal hours including evenings and weekends where necessary. Holding a current Driving License is desirable.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational and interpersonal skills and maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times.

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check. 

(For further details please read the Full Person Specification)

Applicants will be expected to attend the Recruitment for Attitude session taking place on the 27th of November 2019 and a Formal Interview Date taking place on the 4th of December 2019.

Ref : WHT1411. Closing Date : 20/11/2019 - Interview Date : 27/11/2019


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