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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark offer high profile services supporting people 50+ in the borough of Southwark and Lewisham. A large part of what makes the services a success is due to the work of our SAIL Coordinators, who support older people using a person centred approach to address issues with isolation, malnutrition, safety at home and helping people to access the services they need.  This role works closely with older people, support staff and local partners to ensure people are being supported holistically.

This is a busy, fast paced and rewarding role; giving you the opportunity to make a real difference.  You will be coordinating and managing the administration of our SAIL scheme and Handyperson service along with supporting other AUKLS services.  The role is office based within a busy day centre with opportunity to visit different locations.  You will be working closely with a team of friendly and knowledgeable colleagues in Independent Living Services.  There is opportunity to attend events and meetings to broaden your understanding of health and social care.

Working hours are 9am-5pm Mon – Fri.  You will need to be able travel across the borough of Southwark and Lewisham.

If you are a good listener, a positive thinker, strong at multi tasking and passionate about supporting older people we want to hear from you.

Closing date for applications – 9am Monday 19th August

Interviews will take place the week commencing 26th August

More information HERE!

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Age UK Lewisham & Southwark is always working to improve later life for many older people who face common challenges with care, illness, isolation and finance.

Job Description 

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark (AUKLS) operates across the boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark providing quality assured information, advice and guidance to over 1500 older people every year on issues including welfare benefits, housing, consumer issues, community care options and scams. AUKLS also acts as a gateway to specialist services such as legal aid, debt and immigration advice through partnerships in both our boroughs.

Our Information & Advice service is currently delivered by a team of five advisors across Lewisham and Southwark, with external technical supervision. The I&A Service and Volunteer Manager is responsible for line-management and support of the advisers, as well as maintaining and developing the service through monitoring, evaluation, promotion and building partnerships with other community and statutory services. Alongside this, the manager is responsible for recruitment, training and support of volunteers across both boroughs, increasing the variety in volunteering opportunities, creating more structured development and training opportunities and increasing the capacity of the advice service.

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Salary: £30,906

Closing date: 12th August 2019

Interviews:  19th – 25th August 2019

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Do you want to have a direct impact on local community services? Are you passionate about supporting isolated or vulnerable older people?

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark offer high profile Safe and Independent Living (SAIL) services supporting people 50+ in the borough of Southwark. A large part of what makes the services a success is due to the work of our SAIL Navigators, who support older people one-to-one, using a person centred approach to address issues with isolation and help people to access the services they need.

The SAIL Navigation and Projects Manager is responsible for line management and support of the Navigators, as well as maintaining and developing the service through monitoring, evaluation, promotion and building partnerships with other community and statutory services. This post is also responsible for special projects run alongside SAIL to keep older people living safely and independently, such as our Weathering Well campaigns.

This is a busy, fast paced and rewarding role; giving you the opportunity to make a real difference.  The role is primarily office based within a busy day centre, although travel across the borough is expected as part of liaising with community and statutory partners.  You will be working closely with a team of friendly and knowledgeable colleagues in Independent Living Services.

If you are a good listener, a positive thinker, strong at multi tasking and passionate about supporting older people we want to hear from you.

More information HERE!

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Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EN
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020 7708 4497

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Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

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Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45