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Befriending Officer

Age Uk Birmingham and Age Uk Sandwell logos

Published on 01 February 2024 09:56 AM

37 hours p/w    £23,571 + benefits 

Are you ready for the next challenge? Do you want a career that really makes a difference to older people? 

This is an opportunity for an outgoing individual, and we would like to hear from candidates who are highly motivated, sociable and well-organised, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the work of the charity and would enjoy making a real difference to isolated and lonely older people. 

Age UK Birmingham and Age Concern Birmingham are working in partnership to support existing befriending services and develop new groups across the city. 

Key tasks include: 

  • Supporting existing befriending groups 
  • Establishing engaging new groups working with them to become self-led, independent and sustainable 
  • Delivering a range of activities and workshops 

How to apply 

Send your CV and a covering letter outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Job Description and Person Specification below. Your CV should be no more than two sides and covering letter no more than two sides also. 

Applications can be sent to: 

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Sukie Binning, by telephone on 0121 437 0033. 

The closing date for applications 18th February 2023

Please note - we will be interviewing candidates as they apply, so early applications are recommended. 

Age UK Birmingham and Age UK Sandwell are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and diversity within our organisations and in relation to the recruitment and selection of staff. 



Download the role job description below.