Community Connector

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Community Connector

We are looking to recruit several Community Connector bank workers to support the development of our community service, Chain Reaction.

 

Chain Reaction promotes independence and increases the person’s sense of good emotional health and wellbeing. Community Connectors will work as part of a team providing a personalised and flexible community based service for older people (55+) in Newcastle. They will work with individuals and small groups to provide a real alternative to building based day services, supporting older people to access activities in the community that meet their individual needs, as well as supporting and sustaining links and friendship groups between those using the service.

We are looking for applicants that are able to work across the west of Newcastle, providing support to individuals and groups, for 2 to 4 hours at a time, once or several times a week, depending on the need. Hours may cover seven days per week from 8am to 8pm. There are no personal care tasks required in this role. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who loves working with people in their local community and enjoys a varied working week.

JOB DESCRIPTION

POST: Chain Reaction Community Connector Bank Worker 

Hours: Flexible as needed

Salary: £8.90 per hour (£17,173 p.a. pro rata)

Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays calculated pro rata, in retrospect, every 6 months 

Post holder reports to: Chain Reaction Pioneer

Return of applications: by email F.A.O. Johanne Mears to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Interviews: To be arranged

Role Description:

Search is looking for applicants to work with our Chain Reaction Pioneers as part of a team developing a personalised and flexible community based service for older people (55+) in Newcastle. The Chain Reaction service will promote independence and increase the person’s sense of good emotional health and wellbeing. The service will provide a real alternative to building based services and will support older people to choose and access activities in the community that meet their individual needs, as well as supporting and sustaining links and friendship groups between those using the service.

 How to apply:

 Please complete the application form and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post to Johanne Mears, Search, 74 Adelaide Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 9JN]

 



Trustees needed

We have a really exciting opportunity for two new Trustees to join us in developing the next stages of the organisation’s work. You will be a joining a team of 7 Trustees who come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

We are keen to hear from people who have a business background and experience within financial and commercial sector. You don’t need Trustee experience but be prepared and able to offer governance and leadership to guide the organisation’s strategic development. For more information download here.

 

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