SAIL Care Navigator - GP Programme

Posted by Age UK Lewisham & Southwark

SAIL Care Navigator - GP Programme

Southwark, London

£23,345

Permanent

About the organisation

Age UK Lewisham & Southwark is always working to improve later life for many older people who face common challenges with care, illness, is... Read more

Job Description

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark offer high profile services supporting people aged 50+ in the borough of Southwark and Lewisham. A large part of what makes the services a success is due to the work of our Navigators, who support people using a person centred approach to address issues with isolation, malnutrition, safety at home and helping people to access the services they need.  This role works closely with older people, support staff and local partners to ensure people are being supported holistically.

This is a busy, fast paced and rewarding role; giving you the opportunity to make a real difference.  You will be visiting older people at home and connecting them to local social groups and services, along with supporting other AUKLS services.  The role is based across GP practices in the South of Southwark and at our main office, with the opportunity to sometimes accompany older people to social groups for the first time. You will be working closely with a team of friendly and knowledgeable Navigators, Coordinators and Advisors.  There is opportunity to attend events and meetings to broaden your understanding of health and social care.

Working hours are Mon – Fri. You will need to be able travel across the borough of Southwark.

If you are a good listener, a positive thinker and passionate about supporting older people we want to hear from you.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 22nd October

Interview date: Thursday 25th October

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