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Community Connect Project Officer

Blackfriars Settlement

21hours per week £24,580 (pro rata)

Part-time

About this role

Blackfriars Settlement Older People’s Service is launching a new project to engage with isolated older people in the community. The project will connect with older people in familiar settings including shopping centres, libraries and medical centres to name a few.

Older people will be connecting with their peers and offering friendship, companionship, access to activity, the opportunity for people to come into a community setting to take part in activities and clubs and also to share their skills, hobbies and time.

Person description

This is an innovative new project within the Older Peoples Service and we are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to take it forward. The Project Officer will build the volunteer team, organise the outreach activities, work with other community organisations, develop partnerships and see that this project really makes a difference.

If you are passionate about helping older people and reducing their isolation, if you are enthusiastic, a great communicator and a good team player who will work with our older people service to really make a difference and if you are an organised individual who can get things done, then we need to talk to you.

About Blackfriars Settlement

Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity providing services to the community.

How to apply

Please download the application pack: http://www.blackfriars-settlement.org.uk/jobs

Closing date 5pm Friday 10 October 2014. Interviews on Friday 17 October 2014

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This notice was posted on Wednesday 17 September 2014
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