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Job Title: Befriending Coordinator

Location: Beethoven Centre, Third Avenue, London W10 4JL

Hours: 14/21 Hours (2/3 Days), 1 Year Fixed term contract. The post may be extended subject to funding.

Remuneration package: £24,000 - £26,000 (Pro-rata), plus 5% contributory pension

Closing date: Tuesday 23th May 2018, 5pm

Start Date: ASAP

Age UK Westminster is seeking a compassionate, hardworking and organised individual to join our small but dynamic team and take on the role of Befriending Coordinator.

Age UK Westminster exists to promote the wellbeing of older people living in the City of Westminster, and help them to lead independent, fulfilling lives for as long as possible.

We provide a range of services that help our clients to avoid financial hardship and social isolation.

The Befriending Coordinator will manage Age UK Westminster’s befriending project, which matches isolated older people with friendly, local volunteers who commit to visiting them at home on weekly basis. This role will also include some outreach work, whereby you will organise and run social events in Westminster.

A suitable candidate will have strong interpersonal and organisational skills, and be confident with written and verbal communication.

They should also have an awareness of the issues facing the older population and a passion for helping older people.

For further information or to request an application form, please contact Mehfuz Ahmed

Telephone: 07960 032 500

email: mahmed@ageukwestminster.org.uk

 

Age UK Westminster is an Equal Opportunities employer.