Temporary to 31st May 2022
A team of researchers based at UCL have developed a new and innovative home-based health and well-being promotion service for older people who are starting to become frailer. The HomeHealth service is designed to deliver a tailored programme of support and advice to address the symptoms of mild frailty, through finding ways to enable the older person to go out regularly, manage things that are becoming more of a struggle, and help to plan ahead to enable them to keep doing what is important.
The postholder will manage a caseload of older people with mild frailty, supporting them to identify and set goals, and developing together a tailored programme of support in relation to exercise, nutrition, socialising and/or mood.
Ideally you will have experience of working with the older population in community settings, together with experience of engagement and person-centred planning.
The role is subject to satisfactory references and DBS check, which will be arranged and paid for by Age UK Bradford District.
This role will be mainly home based, but with some travel to medical centres throughout the District, Therefore a full driving licence is required, together with business use insurance and access to a car.
Salary £10,634 per annum
18.5 hours per week
5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays pro rata
For a full job description and to apply for this post, please download an application pack from our website
Closing date for applications: Monday 26th October 2020
Interview date: 3rd November 2020
Interviews to be held remotely via video link
We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout Age UK Bradford District. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for ethnic minorities and also welcome applications from LGB and Trans and non binary candidates.
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