Optivo’s in house charity Fresh Visions supports children, young people and adults who face extreme disadvantage as a result of poverty, domestic abuse, lack of education and social exclusion.
This role will be the working on the Charity’s new seniors programme, tackling isolation and loneliness amongst residents aged 55yrs
If you’re passionate about delivering a comprehensive health & wellbeing programme for our residents and participants. Then come and join Optivo as a Project Officer within our social impact team. You will be joining us on a fixed term contract for 36 months.
You’ll have the exciting opportunity to devise, plan and deliver an annual programme of residents’ and participants’ personal development, health & wellbeing support activities and projects. Running a caseload of support work, advice and guidance and training for residents.
You’ll ensure activities contribute effectively to achieving measurable impact for participants in health & wellbeing progressions including effective outputs and outcomes. Delivering an annual work programme to help achieve the overall Social Impact
What you’ll need
You’ll ideally hold a relevant professional qualifications in employment support, community development, community health service delivery, health care provision or relevant work based experience of similar experience
This role requires the successful candidate to work with customers and community stakeholders to deliver training and advice activities. And providing 1-2-1 support, information advice and guidance
You’ll be experienced in supervising volunteers and project participants and have excellent communication and customer service skills.
In addition you’ll develop and work in local project partnerships with other agencies/organisations including contracted co-workers/sessional workers
Closing date for applications: Sunday 3 October 2021
Please ensure that you complete all application questions in full as hiring managers will not have visibility of your CV upon application