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We are looking for someone to run our new 'Befriending plus' service  

We are searching for someone with confidence and lots of energy and patience to run our brand new pilot project and take befriending older people to a new level. You will be responsible for recruiting, vetting and supporting 50 wonderful volunteers who want to help older people in our borough and then matching them to 50 vulnerable older people, so you will need to be highly professional, organised, efficient and able to manage your own time and workload to meet our targets. We can offer you a warm and friendly team of experienced coordinators to work with, a hypo-allergenic office dog to play with, and interesting professional development opportunities.

We take safeguarding and safer recruitment seriously at Age UK Wandsworth and only fully completed applications will be considered during shortlisting.

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 24 June, by 5pm

Interviews: Friday 26 June

Start date: As soon as possible

Salary: £28,206 pro-rata

Hours: 28 hrs p/wk

Contract length: Until 31st March 2021, in the first instance

Location: Wandsworth

Further details and application form are available below:
Job description   
Application form 
Equalities monitoring form 
Criminal record declaration
Please send all completed forms to ceo@ageukwandsworth.org.uk