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Activity Coordinators at Swindon Advocacy Movement

Location: Swindon
Contract: 12-months fixed term with possibility of further extension (funding permitting) multiple positions and hours available
Salary: £20,400 (pro rata) + excellent benefits including flexible working

Swindon Advocacy Movement (SAM) is seeking to appoint new activity co-ordinators, we have several positions available working with children and young people or adults with support needs.
SAM’s tag line is “Your Life, Your Choice, Your Voice” we believe that everyone should be able to influence their own lives, and to be able to experience independence.

Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect and have equal opportunities in life, be treated as an individual and to be valued.

If you believe in fairness and equity for all and you’d like to work for one of the most influential charities in Swindon, then we’d like to hear from you. This is an exciting, fulfilling, opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives.

You will work out of our beautiful, central office at 1 Regent Circus, Swindon.

We are looking for conscientious individuals capable of working alone and in a team. Who are able to create interesting sessions, manage a case load and (most importantly) you can deliver a service that reflects the needs, wishes and personal goals of our clients whilst upholding the values of SAM.

In return SAM offers:
A supportive environment where all team members are valued, you will receive training and ongoing support via supervision from your line manager.

Excellent rates of pay and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security.

Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance including toil and home working opportunities dependant on role.

21 days annual leave per year increasing to 26 days with service and an additional (discretionary) three days holiday between Christmas and New Year. Plus the option to buy additional days and spread the cost.

If you would like more information, please contact either the Community Advocacy Lead, Caroline Blunsden or the Children and Families manager, Colette O’Sullivan on 01793 542266

Application information
Closing date for applications is midday February 2nd 2022.
Interviews will be held on 4th Feb 2022. Unfortunately, we cannot offer alternative interview dates.

Please email Sharon Davis sharondavis@swindonadvocacy.org.uk to request an application pack. As part of our safer recruitment policy, we do not accept CVs.

SAM reserve the right to close this advert early if we can appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

Additional Important Information
An enhanced disclosure (DBS) is required for all roles, SAM will meet the cost. All staff will need to be fully vaccinated, unless medical exemption has been confirmed.

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.

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