Community Outreach Coordinator Ref:3006008

Community Outreach Coordinator

Social & Learning Department Natural Breaks Ltd.

Hours- 35 hours per week. This is a role incorporating, for example, 2-3 office based with the rest of the hours to be worked in a flexible manner over daytime, evenings and weekends.
Salary- £20,256.60 per year.

About Natural Breaks
Natural Breaks supports people with disabilities and is passionate about ensuring that people receive a truly individual service taking control of their own lives at home, in social and leisure settings, through education and at work. We aim to promote opportunities for positive relationships and experiences that will enable and empower people to make positive choices whilst playing an active role in their community.
The Role-
“We believe living an ordinary life can be extraordinary” do you?
We are looking for someone to join our Social and Learning team who is self-motivated, energetic and has a real commitment and flare to coordinate and enhance the quality of support to people with disabilities within the role of first line management.

As a Community Outreach Coordinator, the successful candidate will assist with managing and developing this service, which supports people who live with parents, carers and within their own home to access their local and wider community. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our dedicated and empowering staff team.
The role will involve a mixture of management/administrative duties as well as some day-to-day observation/support sessions with people we support including community access, daily living and social activities as well as formal learning and employment opportunities. The position will include rota management, supervisions and appraisals of staff, reviewing of support plans, risk assessments and services to ensure that they are reflecting the needs and wishes of the people supported.
You will work closely with the Service Manager to inspire and motivate individual staff members to provide a high quality service, as well as assisting in implementing current legislation and CQC requirements. Acting as a role model in the overseeing of delivery of support, you will promote and maintain person-centred approaches and encourage inclusive community links to achieve positive outcomes with the staff teams to enhance the quality of support to each person in the Natural Breaks family.

Skills and expertise
The successful applicant will-
• Have the values of Natural Breaks embedded in their own core values and beliefs.
• Have 2 years experience of providing support to people with learning disabilities using a person centred approach.
• Have the ability to effectively communicate with staff at all levels and with professionals and family members, whom play an integral role in service delivery.
• Have the ability to supervise and appraise staff.
• Have rota management experience.
• Have the ability to problem solve and focus upon proactive strategies and solutions.
• Be confident in using your own initiative and be able to manage your own time and work under pressure.
• Have strong IT skills
• Be creative, motivated and enthusiastic to bring new ideas into the department.
• A QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) or be willing to undertake the qualification.
Employee Benefits
• 28 days Annual Leave pro rata.
• Employee discount scheme.
• Long Service Awards
• Pension Scheme
• Refer-a-Friend Scheme
• Training opportunities.
• Credit Union.
• Westfield Health Plan.

Closing date
35 hours per week. This is a role incorporating, for example, 2-3 office based with the rest of the hours to be worked in a flexible manner over daytime, evenings and weekends.
How to apply
To request an application pack, or request more information about the position, please email: or

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