Role summary: Age UK Oxfordshire are recruiting for Community Link Workers across the county.
The role involves working holistically with local older people in supporting them to link with community support, remain independent at home and reduce isolation.
Job location (usual place of work): Locations across Oxfordshire including:
Pay rate: 11.47-£12.17
Pay is pro rata?: No
Job title: Community Link Worker
Applications close on date: On-going until positions are filled
Hours are: Part time
Contract is: Temporary to permanent
Job description: Join our Community Development team to help support vulnerable older people in Oxfordshire remain connected and reduce isolation.
Working within local communities across Oxfordshire you will be joining our successful Community Information Network Team as we work to further improve access to information, support, activities and opportunities for all those with a health, care or support need. You will be working with individuals, families and groups both in the community and in their own homes. In addition you will be working closely with local GP surgeries to provide the new social prescribing element into the support they offer to their patients. You will also have the opportunity to join our hospital discharge support team working across various settings including the John Radcliffe, Horton Hospital and community hospitals. We work with local communities to further build upon and support what is being offered as well as working with individuals and their families to connect them with the support and opportunities that exist. We are passionate about supporting and empowering people so that they can maintain their independence, health, wellbeing and ‘live life to the full’.
This is a temporary contract for 1 year with the potential to extend.
We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and has the ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. You will need to demonstrate excellent planning and organisational, and problem solving skills.
To apply, please contact: Please visit our website to down load our application form and full job description. https://www.ageuk.org.uk/oxfordshire/about-us/work-for-us/
Alternatively please email firstname.lastname@example.org for the application pack.