PROSPER Personal Independence Coordinator
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.
Scale 5 £22,183 - £24,982 Pro rata
Full time (37 hours) or part time (18.5 hours) posts available
Age UK Leeds are recruiting for PROSPER and have part time vacancies available for the role of Personal Independence Co-ordinator. These posts present an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal ‘hands on’ role in co-ordinating health and social care services with voluntary and community sector networks. Working as part of a small Age UK team that is closely linked to GPs and primary care teams, you will be delivering person-centred support, for a limited time, to individuals aged 65+ based on the Personalised Integrated Care Programme developed by Age UK. (https://www.ageuk.org.uk/our-impact/programmes/integrated-care/#)
These posts are fixed-term for 16 months and are funded as part of a £2.7m research programme (PROSPER) - #@ ProsperTrial - which aims to improve the quality of life for older people with frailty by giving them choice and control over decisions about their own health and well-being.
PROSPER is aiming to commence delivery in mid-February and mid-March. Staff will be required to complete a paid 4-week training programme beforehand.
Closing Date: 9am on 04.12.2020
Interview Date: 11th December 2020
To apply for this role please download the following documents which make up the application pack. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs.
Application Pack Documents:
For an informal chat about the position, please contact Rachel McHale on 07432 477529
Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our Admin Team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 203 1102.
Application packs may be available in other formats on request.