Activities Officer (Part Time) (Permanent)

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Ref no: REN02744
Closes: Monday, 29th January 2018
Published: Friday, 12th January 2018
Location: Various Locations In Renfrewshire.
Salary: £14,313 - £15,861 per year
Hours: 30.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Part Time
Organisation: Renfrewshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Housing / Homeless

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Based at Gallowhill Court, Gallowhill Road, Paisley, PA3 4PD You will assist to develop and facilitate a wide range of health and wellbeing activities for Council tenants living in sheltered and amenity housing throughout Renfrewshire. You must have experience of developing, delivering and facilitating a variety of participative social activities; as well as dealing with the public and working with local communities, vulnerable groups and a range of stakeholders and service providers.
It is essential that you have an awareness of adult protection issues and other relevant legislation, effective organisational, verbal and written communication skills, able to plan ahead and anticipate potential obstacles in advance and the ability to relate to people at all levels and a flexible approach to work. You will be expected to manage your own workload with minimum supervision and use your own initiative when making decisions. Administrative, IT and record keeping experience is also desirable.
An SVQ Level 2 Social Care, Health Care or equivalent is desirable. You must have a flexible approach to working outwith normal working hours. A full current driving licence is desirable.
If successful, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Scotland check, the level of check will be determined by the duties of the post. If you would like further information in relation to the Disclosure Scotland checks, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk. Closing date – Monday 29 January 2018