Magic Me

We are recruiting a Project Co-ordinator for Cocktails in Care Homes

We are looking for a Project Co-ordinator for our ground-breaking Cocktails in Care Homes project.

The ideal candidate will have a creative approach to work, enjoy working proactively and be highly organised and a confident communicator able to adapt to many different environments.

Experience of assisting on projects in the community, voluntary sector, arts, education or other relevant field is essential as is experience of working directly with younger and older people in a relevant role. A full Person specification can be found along with the Job Description here.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and/or BAME candidates, who are currently underrepresented in our team.

Cocktails in Care Homes is an ongoing project and each month parties are hosted in care homes across London. The parties are intended to address issues of social isolation and loneliness and provide evening activity for residents in care homes. Volunteers are drawn from the young professional population of London and all are given an induction prior to their first party.

This is a permanent full time role (35 hours per week) and some evening work is an essential part of this role.

The post-holder will work regularly with children and vulnerable adults, therefore appointment to this post is subject to an up-to-date, satisfactory, enhanced DBS check with a check against the barred lists for children and adults.

By law, we are required to check the eligibility of candidates to work in the UK before offering anyone a job. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required before a post is confirmed.

 Salary £20-22k

TO APPLY

Please download and complete the application form and cover sheet and then send these two forms as separate attachments to email to: recruitment@magicme.co.uk, or by post to: Mark Bixter, General Manager, Magic Me, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Deadline for applications: 9am on Thursday 19th October 2017. We will not be able to consider applications received after this deadline.

Local firm Curo Construction take on Tough Mudder for Magic Me

Local construction firm Curo Construction are taking on a Tough Mudder challenge to raise funds for Magic Me. On September 24th participants in the challenge will undertake a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test both mental and physical endurance.

You can sponsor them at https://localgiving.org/fundraising/curo-magicme-toughmudder/

Annual Celebration and AGM 10th October

Magic Me’s Annual Celebration and Annual General Meeting will be on the evening of Tuesday 10 October 2017. Join us as we mark another year of intergenerational arts projects and activities. Magic Me participants of all ages will be there to talk about their work and celebrate their achievements.

Sundial Centre, 11 Shipton Street, London E2 7RU
Tuesday 10 October from 6.15 to 8 pm

The evening will begin with our Annual General Meeting at 6.15pm. All are welcome to this brief official meeting.

Programme

6.00pm Doors open

6.15pm  Annual General Meeting

6.30pm – 7:15pm Presentations and highlights of the year

7.15pm – 7:45pm Refreshments and time to chat to friends old and new

8:00pm  Close

Please let us know if you can attend this event by registering here or by telephone on 020 3222 6064