Centre Coordinator (Job Ref: 21360)

Position Categories: Full Time, new, North West

Location: Manchester

Salary: Salary up to £24,097 on Four Point scale (£21,717, £22,427, £23,317, £24,097) based on experience

Closing Date: 27 June 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21360JCP, 21360GWO, 21360RED, 21360CRJ

Short Job Description:

We are recruiting for a Centre coordinator of a new coproduction hub in Manchester City Centre. The centre will house our successful 20 years running membership service breakthrough and will also offer a home to a range of creative, well -being and corporate activities. The successful candidate will be a passionate, creative, flexible and motivated individual who will to coordinate all the functions of the centre and develop the service over the next 5-10 years.
There are four key elements to the role:
• centre coordination of the groups and activities,
• coproduction and developing the membership model,
• ensuring a business model that is sustainable and enterprising and utilises volunteers,
• promoting events, arts and wellbeing activities that support and contribute to the aims of Creative Support.

The Creative Together centre will house the Breakthrough service. You will work in close partnership with the Breakthrough coordinator to ensure the centre is well utilised, accessible and delivered in coproduction with the members.

The successful post holder will be a dynamic, organised and visionary person who is able to be the frontline leader of the initiative. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and a firm background in social inclusion work and preferably in social care. You will be able to engage a range of stakeholders including the board and external partners. You will have proven experience in a relevant community setting and the insight and skills to review and develop the centre. We are looking to recruit a practical person who will ensure a safe and well managed space.

Based in the Northern Quarter in Manchester the centre is an ideal location to attract new membership and host a range of creative and inclusive events which are self- sustaining and further the aims of Creative Support.

The centre is in development currently and due to open in September 2018 so the Centre Coordinator will be involved in setting up the services and influencing the vision from the very beginning. Due to the nature of the service the work hours will be largely 9-5 Monday to Friday but there will be a need for regular flexibility for evening and weekends (at least one evening a fortnight and possibly one weekend day a fortnight). Hence your working pattern will be arranged in partnership with the Breakthrough coordinator in order to meet the needs of the service.

Full training and induction will be provided plus excellent staff benefits. If you would like to discuss the role please contact Sam Priestley, Service Director by calling our head office on 0161 236 0829 or email sam.priestley@creativesupport.co.uk

Application Instructions:

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.