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We are seeking a Befriending Co-ordinator to set up a new services for older people in Bury.   




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Job Vacancy: Befriending Co-ordinator

We are seeking a Co-ordinator to set up a new befriending service for older people living in the borough of Bury. We are looking for someone with experience of planning and delivering a project, working with vulnerable people and volunteers.

Job Title: Befriending Co-ordinator

Job Location: Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted People, 4 Tenterden Street, Bury, BL9 0EG

Responsible to: Chief Officer, Age UK Bury

Responsible for: Volunteers

Hours of Work: 28 hours

Salary: £17,180/annum + contribution to pension
Contract: Permanent, subject to 6 months probationary period.
Funding has been secured for 3 years initially.

Closing Date: Noon on 18th February 2020

Interviews: W/c: 24th February 2020

For more details, please:

  • download files here 
  • pick up an information pack from reception at the Jubilee Centre, Mosley Avenue, Bury, BL9 6NJ
  • call us on 0161 763 9030
  • email:

Job Files

We can accept CVs but we strongly urge candidates to fill in a full application as it gives us more information about you, which allows us to make a better judgement.

In the last nine appointments we have made, the successful candidates did fill in an application form, instead of just sending in a CV. Please study the person specification carefully and explain to us how you meet the criteria we have asked for.

Due to limited resources, we will only contact you if are successful for an interview. If you have not heard back from us by 28th February, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful. We are unable to offer feedback on your application, if you are unsuccessful at this stage but we do offer feedback to those we interview.

All Posts : Age UK Bury is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, or religion or belief.