Community Education Coordinator

British Red Cross
Full Time
Newcastle upon Tyne NE4
£23,745 a year
Posted 13 days ago
Job description
Community Education Coordinator
Location: Croft House, Weston Avenue, Newcastle, Northumberland, NE4 8SR
Hours: 35 hours
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £23,745 per annum

Could you ensure our community education service is delivered effectively, consistently, and exceeds quality standards?

We are looking for a Community Education Coordinator to join our team at the British Red Cross. You will be managing the allocation of resources and volunteers in the area to increase the British Red Cross geographical footprint and capacity within communities. Reporting to the Community Education Manager, you will manage community external partnerships and relationships, and support the implementation of partnerships and externally funded projects. You will also have accountabilities for all aspects of the Community Education blended learning offer for your area and will ensure the education delivery is consistent and at the appropriate quality standard This is a great opportunity to make a real impact, through facilitated learning to adults and young people. You will be helping us better equip thousands of people to cope and take action in the event of a crisis.

Please note that some flexibility will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends as required.

Say hello to the team:

Our vision is a world where everyone gets the help, they need in a crisis Our education offer has been developed for those with an increased risk of experiencing a crisis. We've designed our service to develop people's individual and community resilience; delivering vital skills that help people effectively cope with and take action in a crisis. We want everyone in the UK to have the opportunity to learn first aid/education and identified risk groups to have the skills and confidence to be able to cope in a crisis, so they can help themselves and others.

This role might be for you if:
  • You have got a recognised education, training or facilitation qualification (or equivalent by experience) and excellent coaching and motivational skills
  • You have excellent rapport building skills and experience in community development
  • You have got experience of recruiting, managing, and supporting volunteers
  • You have got experience of facilitated learning and adapting nationally approved learning content to meet user needs
  • You have experience dealing with vulnerable individuals and groups
The closing date for the role is 23.59 hours on Sunday 2nd April 2023 with interviews expected shortly afterwards.

Please note that early application is encouraged, as we’ll be reviewing applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert in advance of the advertised closing date.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at [email protected] quoting vacancy ID 7511

A full person specification and job description is available as a download in the "Role Profile / Job Description" link.

Need help completing your application or supporting statement? Please read our useful “Candidate Application Guidance” document in the “Additional Information” link.

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:
  • 36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) – pro rata for part time
  • Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
  • Up to 6% contributory pension
  • Flexible working policy
  • Discounts from a range of online and high street retailers
A little bit more about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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