Group Coordinator

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Merton

Salary: £18,087 to £19,007 (pro rata £10,852.00 - £11,401.20 actual per annum) depending on skills and experience + London allowance of £2,160 if applicable

Working Hours: 21 per week ( flexible working arrangements)

Closing Date: 01 November 2021

Interview Date: To be confirmed (interviews will be conducted through Zoom or Teams)

Contact: Bill Gibbons, Services Manager. 07803 115 775

Group Coordinator

Reference number: VAC2547 

Hours: 21 per week (flexible working options)

Office Location: Merton Dementia Hub, Mitcham CR4

Are you an enthusiastic and compassionate organiser who gets excited about providing activities?

Would you like to work in an immensely rewarding role, joining an enthusiastic team?

Would you be proud to enhance the lives of people affected by dementia?

Yes? We'd love to tell you more!

Alzheimer's Society Merton is looking for a new team member to organise and run enjoyable and engaging activities for people affected by dementia. This role will join a supportive and committed team who work collectively to make a positive difference to individuals, families and carers affected by dementia.  

About the role

  • Create, organise and run activities such as singing, arts and crafts, music or movies (and anything else in between!)
  • Promote the activities, inviting individuals, families and carers to events, welcoming new people and making them feel at ease.
  • Run sessions with staff and volunteers who really love getting involved!
  • Take feedback regarding the events and strive to make them better and better each time.
  • You will also be responsible for recording information and other administrative duties so you will need to know your way around a computer!

About you

  • You are enthusiastic empathetic and considerate to all audiences. 
  • A personable and engaging communicator.
  • Previous experience of organising and running activities.
  • Experience of supporting individuals and families.

About the location

The team is based in purpose built, modern Merton Dementia Hub, Mitcham.

The building has lots of space and a bright environment.

It has a garden, courtyard, and free parking.

Still unsure? Please give our friendly Services Manager Bill Gibbons a call on 07803 115 775 to have a chat!

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for flexible working which contributes to a good work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society. 

You can also visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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Please note, that for home-working roles, we require a reliable WiFi connection and a minimum 10Mb/s broadband. For our home-working employees, we currently offer a home-working allowance of £16 pounds a month (full-time).

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Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. This means ensuring our recruitment processes are barrier-free and inclusive as possible to everyone. We will make adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application process, please contact us at

Please note: Some of our roles may require a criminal records check. You can find our policy here.

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