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Coproduction & Activities Coordinator

Employer
Hightown Housing Association
Location
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Salary
£42,588
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Coproduction & Activities Coordinator

Full time (35 hours per week) – Permanent - £42,588 pa

As lead for coproduction across our Care & Supported Housing Department, the post holder will have a firm understanding of  the breadth of strengths and skills of the people using our services, while also having an awareness of the operational requirements of the department. Maximising opportunities to work together, improving communication and fully embracing the experiences of all the people we support so that we continue to improve services, enhance support and offer solutions and services that are truly coproduced.

The role, will lead Hightown's coproduction group 'VoiceBox', overseeing all coproduction activities, seeking new coproduction opportunities, recording successes, outcomes and monitoring activities all in accordance with Hightown's coproduction strategy. Performance will be reported to Hightown's Board.  

Additionally the post holder will also  encourage, promote, and celebrate the wide range of activities carried out by our diverse services. This role will look to identify, highlight and promote the activities already being undertaken as well as seek new opportunities, funding, access and awareness of an increased range of activities for all the people we support to further enhance their lives and better their outcomes. They will encourage services to broaden their range of activities and oversee the introduction of an activities database.

We're looking for someone

  • With experience of promoting and implementing coproduction and coproduced activities with proven success of building relationships and effective partnerships
  • With experience of working with vulnerable young people and/or adults from diverse backgrounds and/or complex needs using a variety of methods to engage groups in different ways.With the skills to coordinate Expert by Experience activities including delegating responsibilities.Who is strategic and creative; they will also be pragmatic and able to put vision into clear practice through competent project management approaches.
  • With the ability to support people who use our services to promote their views and opinions, respecting and appreciating their lived experiences.
  • With practical experience of planning appropriate, stimulating activities and opportunities for people with a range of abilities enhancing skills and experiences while positively managing risk
  • Who has a good understanding of confidentiality, data protection and professional boundaries
  • Who has a thorough understanding of and a commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion as well as anti-discriminatory practice.
  • We welcome applications from people with relevant lived experience
  • Is flexible as occasional evenings or weekend working may be required

 

Benefits:

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service
  • £42,588 pa for a 35 hour a week contract (occasional evenings or weekend working may be required)
  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues
  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance (Dependant on start date and contract length)
  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary
  • Annual salary and cost of living review
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing
  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding services
  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us
  • Friendly and supportive team environment
  • Employee assistance helpline
  • Mileage paid for car usage
  • Well-equipped on-site gym

Closing Date: end of Monday 26th May 2024

Interview Date: Thursday 6th June 2024

We are an Equal Opportunities & Disability Confident Employer.

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Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

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Company info
Website
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
United Kingdom

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