Extra Care Activity coordinator

Date Posted 09/02/2024

Application Closing Date 08/03/2024 00:00

Hours 36

Salary £23,878.04 per annum

Location Salford

Everything we do aims to positively impact the lives of our social housing tenants and deliver on what matters to them and their communities. We provide safe, well-maintained, sustainable homes and deliver customer-focused services. ForHousing is a place where everyone can thrive and be themselves.


Joining us as an Extra Care Activity Coordinator, you’ll coordinate and provide a comprehensive health and wellbeing social activity programme that will promote independence and improve wellbeing for tenants living in all the ForHousing extra care housing schemes.


Why ForHousing?


  • STAR – through our partnership with STAR you can save money on everyday spending and make your money go further with discounts across a wide range of shops and products.
  • Smartech – purchase technology or white goods and spread the cost.
  • Wellbeing centre – gym discounts, exercise videos, mindfulness tools, nutrition advice, financial advice and more
  • Cycle to work scheme – save up to 40% on bikes and equipment.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to a 24/7 counselling and support helpline


What you’ll be doing:


  • Developing and promote ways for older tenants or people with care and support needs living in the wider community to engage in scheme social activity programmes.
  • Making partnerships with local schools to develop opportunities for intergenerational activities.
  • Supporting staff to maintain attendance and satisfaction records for tenants participating in activities so demand and satisfaction with activities can be monitored.
  • Support the organisation to make sure we continue to maintain and even exceed expectations, work to high performance and compliance standards and demonstrate value for money.
  • To liaise with the Extra Care Scheme Managers to develop monthly activity calendars with a variety of activities focussed on enhancing wellbeing.


What we’re looking for:


  • Experience of working within a customer focussed environment.
  • Experience of planning and delivering activities.
  • Ability to establish effective and productive relationships.
  • Access to a vehicle and able to use this for work throughout the working week.

ForHousing is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

If you need any adjustments to be made to our recruitment process, please get in touch with the team on recruitment@forhousing.co.uk


Please note we reserve the right to close this vacancy early, depending on application volumes.