Top Job Befriending Services Co-ordinator 21 hours – flexible Mon-Fri - 31st March 2020 (with possible extension)

Befriending Services Co-ordinator

  • Employer - Age UK Teesside
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - Befriending Service
  • Location: - Redcar and Cleveland
  • Salary - £10,099 per annum
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Part time | 21 hours – flexible Mon-Fri - 31st March 2020 (with possible extension)
  • Closing date - Thursday, 01 August 2019

Job Description

ge UK Teesside is an established local charity driven by the needs and aspirations of people in later life working to promote the health and well-being of older people. We currently have a vacancy within our Redcar & Cleveland Befriending Service for:

Befriending Services Co-ordinator - Redcar & Cleveland

Salary: £10,099 per annum

Hours per week: 21 hours – flexible Mon-Fri

Type of contract: Fixed term – 31st March 2020 (with possible extension)

Role details

We are seeking to employ a Befriending Services Co-ordinator to manage an already established successful project for lonely & isolated older people across Redcar & Cleveland.

Applicants must have a proven track record of working with older people and managing a team of volunteers. You role will include identifying older people who are lonely and isolated in the community as well as recruiting suitable volunteers to support them. You will be responsible for preparing and training volunteers as well as providing support for them in their role.

The successful candidate will also manage the Support Worker who is working with those older people who do not fit the befriending criteria to introduce them to local social groups and activities of interest for making friends and feeling part of their community.

Applicants need to be flexible, organised and team-spirited. Successful applicants will have access to training, support and a rewarding career.

Contact information

For an application form and job description please visit www.ageukteesside.org.uk or email anne.sykes@ageukteesside.org.uk

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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