Stourd, Gloucestershire
Independence Trust
Job type:
Part Time
£16,679 per annum pro rata (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Closing date:
19th Oct 2017 at 23:55

Community Connector
Stroud Locality

£16,679 per annum pro rata (based on FTE 37 hours per week)
Part Time: 30 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract up to 30th March 2022

We are looking for a Community Connector to develop our work with Older People across the Stroud area.  You will be based at our offices in Stroud and work at venues across the Stroud District. The role will involve:

  • Working closely with existing providers of Older People’s services in the Stroud District

  • Providing information to Older People about health and wellbeing and helping them to develop young people about health and wellbeing

  • Meet individuals on a 1 to1 basis to help them to identify their health and wellbeing needs, and help them to locate local resources in the community that can help them achieve identified needs

We work with a person-centred approach to ensure we meet the needs of the individual and to maintain the individual’s independence.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working in challenging conditions with individuals who may be vulnerable, have a flexible approach to team working, as well as the ability to travel across the county.   

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check. 

Closing date for applications:  Midnight on 19th October 2017

For informal enquiries only please contact Beverley Polson on 01452 327486 or 07817 761669

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment. If you have not heard from us within six weeks of the closing date then you should assume your application has not been successful

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