Job Title: Befriending Plus Service Coordinator
Hours: 28 hrs p/wk over either 4 or 5 days
Contract: 1 year, in the first instance
Salary: £28,206 pro-rata
Reports to: Better at Home Leader
Purpose of Job:
To be responsible for the delivery of Age UK Wandsworth’s “Befriending Plus” Service. This project, commissioned by the Council and now funded for a second year, works with older housebound and isolated people, who are living alone or as carers aged over 60 in the London Borough of Wandsworth.
The service seeks to alleviate loneliness and social isolation and create practical support for older people by matching them with volunteer visitors for companionship and practical help. The volunteers visit for a specified time each week and also help the older people to access other relevant statutory and voluntary organisations and services.
What we can offer:
- A warm welcome from our small and friendly team of staff and volunteers and our hypo-allergenic office dog.
- A busy work place where no day is ever the same and the opportunity to really make a difference to the lives of older people in Wandsworth.
- The opportunity for an organised, experienced and energetic person to really develop this vital project.
- An experienced staff and trustee leadership team who believe in the value of personal and professional development.
Closing date: Wednesday 17 November at noon
Interviews: Monday 22 November
Age UK Wandsworth is committed to safeguarding all those in our care. All offers are subject to satisfactory references and DBS check. CVs will not be considered.
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