England, United Kingdom (Hybrid)
£43,764.00 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
  • Permanent
  • Salary £43,764.00 per annum
  • Full time (37.5 hours/5 days per week)
  • Flexible working options will be supported.
  • Central London Office and Hybrid working to be supported 

We offer a pension scheme with employer contribution up to 10%, in addition you’ll receive 28 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, 24 hours access to a comprehensive employee assistance programme, cycle purchase and season ticket loan scheme and other benefits.

 

About us

The Centre for Ageing Better is an independent charitable foundation, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

The Centre for Ageing Better creates change in policy and practice informed by evidence and works with partners across England to improve employment, housing, and to combat ageism. We believe that more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society and we want everyone to live a good later life. But changes are needed so more people are in good health, are financially secure, are socially connected, and have a sense of meaning and purpose in later life. We have set out a bold ambition to do more on all these fronts.

We are striving to create an organisation that reflects our society and the communities we serve. A workplace where everyone feels empowered and where diversity of background and thought is celebrated. We know there is more work to be done and are committed to continuing to improve our practice around Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion.

We very much welcome applications from minority groups and those underrepresented in our workforce. This especially includes people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ people, and Disabled people.

We are a Positive Action employer, therefore in recruitment where two candidates are ‘as qualified as’ each other, we will favour a candidate from any group identified as currently underrepresented in our team based on protected characteristics as outlined in the Equality Act 2010.

 

About the role

The Voice and Engagement Manager will drive the development of our approach to working in partnership with older people. You will work with colleagues to embed this approach in all our work.

You will lead our outreach and engagement work, building connections with a diverse range of older people with lived experience of the issues we tackle. You will help to establish different ways of working with older people to improve the quality of our work and achieve change.

 

About you

The successful candidate will be experienced and knowledgeable about working with experts by experience and will be confident in implementing new approaches to this within an organisation.

You will be a great communicator with the ability to engage, influence, collaborate and build strong relationships with individuals and network groups. You will have a proven record of being able to work to tight deadlines, managing your time and prioritising your work, in addition to being collaborative and enjoying working in a small team with an eagerness to understand the culture of the organisation and its mission.

You will be passionate about equity and tackling the inequalities that prevent people from having a great later life.

To apply please send application form in Word format (no CVs) Please answer the three competency-based questions on the application form as fully as possible to demonstrate why you should be shortlisted for interview for this post. Failure to do so will result in your application being automatically rejected.

The closing date for this role is 5pm on Monday 13th June 2022, with in- person interviews to take place Thursday 23rd June 2022.

Please complete the Equality and Diversity form below and return alongside your application form.

More about Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charity, funded by an endowment from The National Lottery Community Fund, working to create a society... Read more

Refreshed on: 03 June 2022
Closed date: 13 June 2022 at 17:00
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