Befriending Wellbeing and Engagement Support Worker

Closing date 6 August 2020
Organisation Age UK Leeds
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
20 hours per week
Salary Scale 4 £19,554 - £21,166 pro rota
Telephone 0113 389 3000
Email recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk
Website www.ageuk.org.uk/leeds/about-us/work-for-us/
Description

Age UK Leeds is a leading local voluntary sector organisation providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Leeds.  Main duties of the role:

  • To support the Befriending Coordinator in delivering befriending volunteer networks across the city; using a circle of support model of engagement.    
  • To assess the needs of individual older people requesting support from the project and to “match” individuals to volunteers, with a focus on identifying meaningful activity and engaging in interests.    
  • To work closely with staff, volunteers and service users to ensure the volunteer role responds to the needs of the service users.    


Closing Date: 6 August 2020 5pm        
Interview Date: 14 August  2020
 

To apply for this role please download the application pack from our Age UK Leeds website above. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs. 

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Charanjit K Osahn on 07562 437041   

Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our Admin Team by email at recruitment@ageukleeds.org.uk or by post to Recruitment, Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA. Please note that postal applications  must reach us the working day before the deadline in order to be considered for shortlisting. 


For further information about applying for the role contact the Admin team on 0113 389 3000. Application packs may be available in other formats on request.

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