Independent Living Coordinator

22 February 2019
Permanent
Work With Community Organisations, Adult Social Care, Voluntary Sector
Part Time
Rushcliffe Community & Voluntary Service, Cotgrave Hub, Rivermead, Cotgrave, Nottingham, NG12 3UQ
£8.50 per hour

2 posts: 1 x 10 hours and 1 x 15 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide essential services for older and vulnerable to help them remain independent at home. These include a voluntary transport scheme and Handy Housekeepers home support service. 

The voluntary transport scheme provides a personalised transport service to over 400 people in Rushcliffe & Gedling. The scheme is open to anyone in the area who finds it difficult to access suitable transport. The service is provided by our helpful and caring volunteer drivers. 

The Handy Housekeepers home support service offers caring staff to undertake general housework, shopping and laundry at people’s homes to support independent living. Our goal is to provide excellent home support to those that need it.  

You will work closely with colleagues to organise, promote and develop the services, recruit and support volunteer drivers and staff, and be the main point of contact for registered and new users of our services. We need individuals with excellent people skills who have a good understanding of the needs of older people and who have a strong commitment to providing a first class service.   You will be able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. You will have good IT skills and enjoy working as part of a team.  

Closing date for applications is Friday 22nd February 2019, 12 noon, Interviews will be held Friday 8th March 2019 

Application packs are available from: The above address, Tel. 0115 9699060 or visit www.rushcliffecvs.org.uk email: admin@rushcliffecvs.org.uk 

Rushcliffe CVS is a Registered Charity (no. 1079880) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (no. 3867757)

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