Older People’s Outreach Worker
Salary £26,342-£27,877 NJC SCP 26-28 pro rata (28 hours)
Contract: 1 year

 

Job Description

Enthusiastic, efficient and self-motivated Older People’s Outreach Worker needed to enable isolated older people to access befriending and events in Hammersmith and Fulham. The Older People’s Outreach Worker will undertake outreach work with isolated older people to enable them to access the new H&F Connect 55+ project Your focus will be on isolated older people who are living in sheltered housing or not in receipt of any other befriending services. The Outreach worker will also help the Older People’s Services team cover essential services such as telephone befriending and preparing publicity for events. Applicants should ideally have excellent office skills and a minimum of one year’s recent experience working with older people and volunteers. Experience of hosting events for older people is an asset. The post is for 28 hours a week.
Older People’s Services
Older People’s Services covers a range of projects delivering befriending, casework, events and advocacy support through trained volunteers to isolated or lonely older people in Hammersmith and Fulham.
Bishop Creighton House

Older People’s Services is part of Bishop Creighton House. BCH is a multi-purpose charity which was founded in 1908. We run a community resource centre and a number of social support and welfare services mostly for people living in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. We specialise in meeting the needs of people who are older, disabled, vulnerable or socially excluded, and aim to support their independence, health and well being, and to help them maximise their potential.
Apply via website : www.creightonhouse.org
Keep Active Westminster Coordinator
Salary £27,877 – £29,698 NJC SCP 28-30
Contract : Permanent

Job Description
We are looking for an experienced coordinator to oversee and deliver a new exciting expansion of our Keep Active volunteer programme into the City of Westminster. The Keep Active Co-ordinator will recruit, train and support volunteers to enable older people referred from Community Rehabilitation Services to regain mobility and independence through indoor and outdoor exercise support. Applicants should ideally have a minimum of one year’s recent experience of managing volunteers and working with older people. Knowledge of Westminster is desirable. The job will be based at Bishop Creighton House in Fulham but will involve extensive working in Westminster.
The Keep Active project
Keep Active Westminster is a pilot partnership project with Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust and is being funded for 3 years by Public Health. Keep Active will provide volunteers for 9 weekly sessions to older people who have lost some function due to illness, stroke or fall. Volunteers help older people to stay mobile and engage with their local community. All referrals will come from the Westminster Community Rehabilitation Service (CRS) for clients being discharged who could benefit further from volunteers giving them motivational companionship and support. This project is an expansion from our Keep Active Hammersmith & Fulham Service which was shortlisted for the Guardian Charity Awards 2014.
Bishop Creighton House
Keep Active is part of Bishop Creighton House. BCH is a multi-purpose charity which was founded in 1908. We run a community resource centre and a number of social support and welfare services mostly for people living in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham. We specialise in meeting the needs of people who are older, disabled, vulnerable or socially excluded, and aim to support their independence, health and well being, and to help them maximise their potential.
Apply via website : www.creightonhouse.org

sobus
20 Dawes Road, London, SW6 7EN

Telephone 020 7952 1230
Email info@sobus.org.uk

Registered Charity No.1071089
and Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No.03471416

sobus is a new Community Development Agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. It has been created through the merger of the Community and Voluntary Sector Association Hammersmith & Fulham (CaVSA) and the Fulham Community Partnership Trust (FCPT). Building on the strengths of both organisations, sobus aims to provide a wider range of support services for local charities, community groups, social enterprises and start up businesses.