Connections Project Worker Job Vacancy

This new post is funded by the National Grid for 12 months initially. The aim is to work with 30 local people over 85 years of age who have recently been discharged from Charing Cross Hospital and to link them with local services in order to reduce isolation and the risk of future hospital admissions. The Project Worker will work closely with the British Red Cross who will be referring older people into the project.

The successful candidate will have experience in supporting older people and getting a project off the ground. You will have empathy, good communication skills, the ability to liaise with a range of external stakeholders and build relationships. The post is subject to DBS check and two satisfactory references.

What we offer

We are a small but friendly team of four staff, three of whom work part-time. We hope you will decide to join us and benefit from the following:

Working Hours: 18hrs per week, preferably over 3 weekdays.

Salary: £13 per hour, £12,168 actual annual salary (full time salary: £25,350)

Pension: 5% employer’s pension contribution

Holidays: 28 days per annum for full time employees

Cycle to Work Scheme and Eye Care Vouchers

How to apply

Please read the job description and person specification at  www.fulhamgoodneighbours.org/jobs

To apply, please submit an up to date CV and supporting statement by email to chrismikata@fulhamgoodneighbours.org or by post to Recruitment – confidential, Fulham Good Neighbours, Rosaline Hall, 70 Rosaline Road, London SW6 7QT.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: noon Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Interviews: Friday, 6th January 2017