Do you want to help build a world where no one feels lonely or left behind?
Do you care deeply about the welfare and dignity of older or vulnerable adults?
Do you have experience in social care or working with people with a wide variety of needs and abilities?
If you answered yes to all of the above, this could be the role for you! We’re looking for a Neighbourhood Care Coordinator with experience and enthusiasm for older people to join a well-established and vital programme. The Neighbourhood Care Coordinator reports to the Delivery Manager – Older Adults & Volunteering and works in a team alongside the Neighbourhood Care & Get Active Facilitator and the Befriending & Volunteering Coordinator.
This part-time post plays a vital role in supporting isolated older adults in the Rotherhithe area. If you are a good listener, compassionate, flexible and able to take initiative, this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
What we do
Time & Talents is a lively, busy community centre in the heart of Rotherhithe, London SE16. Set in a leafy heritage building, and ‘T&T2’, our second venue in Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, we offer something for everyone. With a history of 136 years of supporting people of all ages in Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, we bring people together for mutual support, fun and friendship, with a wide range of services and activities for older people and other adults, along with children and families’ programmes and a range of volunteering projects.
In this role, you’ll:
- Supporting older people aged 60+ in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe: providing strength-based assessments of individual needs and support to help reduce loneliness, improve health and wellbeing and increase older adult’s opportunities to connect to their local community.
- Facilitating a peer support network for carers of people with dementia.
You are passionate about the power of community, and particularly volunteers, to connect and support people, and you like to work in collaboration with others. You are methodical with demonstrable experience in supporting older or vulnerable adults, particularly able to show experience in working with volunteers to meet the needs of the community. You’re flexible, accountable, take responsibility, are highly organised and skilled in multitasking and balancing priorities.
We are an energetic, experienced, and passionate team of 19, with a strong sense of shared purpose and a lively sense of humour. You’ll have the chance to make a big contribution to a growing, ambitious and innovative organisation which has doubled its reach and impact in recent years.
This role is 22.5 hours per week, with flexibility for regular evening and occasional weekend working.
Time & Talents is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity, and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person that they are. We actively encourage applications from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.
If you would like an informal chat about the job, please email email@example.com with your phone number and a suitable time for us to call.
The closing date is 00.00 Sunday 9th July.
TO APPLY: All applications to be submitted online through CharityJob. Send a CV and a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4, explaining why you want the job and how your experience relates to the job description and person specification.
IMPORTANT: We’ll use cover letters to assess applications alongside CVs. Please ensure you take the time to include a well-written cover letter as detailed above. We won’t assess applications without one.
INTERVIEWS: First round interviews will take place on 13th July. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a second interview 25th July.