Published date: 16 May 2017
Closing date: 31 May 2017

Job title:  Information and Advice Support Worker

Salary:  £20,406 pro rata.  

No of hours:  23 hours per week.  12 month fixed term contract.

Role:   Age UK Croydon exists to make life easier for all older people in the London Borough of Croydon. We provide a wide range of services and activities and aim to help older people live as independently as possible within the community.

We are looking to recruit a support worker to work within the accredited Information and Advice Service, providing support to older people who are receiving Meals on Wheels and need additional help to improve their quality of life. Working with the Information and Advice team, you will visit clients in their homes as well as providing telephone support where appropriate through our telephone helpline.

If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of the older people who use our services and want to contribute to an organisation which is continuously striving to improve, then we would love to hear from you.

Employment subject to Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check

Full training will be provided; the important qualities we are looking for are
* Excellent communication and listening skills
* A positive mental attitude and the ability to problem solve
* A cheerful, friendly and out-going personality
* The ability to work flexibly, alone and as part of a team

How to apply:  For further information and an application pack please visit  www.ageuk.org.uk/croydon or contact Age UK Croydon 2 Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX Tel: 020 8680 5450 or Email: aukc@ageukcroydon.org.uk quoting the job title.  

Applications must be signed and returned for the attention of Jill Ward. CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 1200 hrs on Wednesday 31st May 2017

Interview Dates: W/C 5th June 2017

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