This is an exciting opportunity to join Open Age an innovative London charity working with people 50+. Established in 1993 and now celebrating almost 30 years of championing an active life for older people. Each week we run a wide range of activities for older people from our own centres, community venues and now during restrictions online and by phone. From boxing to ballet, painting to photography - Open Age’s array of activities seeks to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of our members and, in doing so, aims to address the issue of loneliness and isolation among older people
The Step-down service supports older people who are being discharged from Health Services by matching them with volunteers who will support them to improve their physical activity and reconnect them with their community. The roles we are seeking to fill will recruit, train and manage the volunteers as well as maintain a close working relationship with referral health partners who will also be providing an element of the training for volunteers. Both roles will work with the wider Open Age Team to identify further support needed for those being referred.
This role is for:
We are looking for two people to deliver the service and be part of the Open Age Team:
Senior Project Coordinator: (28hrs pw) Salary range: £28,000 – £30,000 pro rata
The successful applicant will have experience of recruiting, training and supporting volunteers and delivering a successful project or service. You will have an interest in motivational approaches to engaging people in their own wellbeing and strong interest in supporting volunteers to gain new skills. The post holder will be expected to set up, develop and manage the project to deliver excellent outcomes.
Application Deadline: Tuesday 23rd March 2021
Interviews: 29/30th March 2021
Please apply with CV and covering letter outlining your interest and suitability for the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.