Older People’s Community Worker

Wellspring Settlement seeks a dynamic individual to work in inner Central East Bristol on a 3-year project exploring a Community Development approach for older peoples’ groups, supporting the reengagement of older people with their communities.

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and have experience of working with older people within local communities.  To offer support to groups and events which focus on older people’s confidence, wellbeing, community cohesion, digital exclusion, and barriers to engagement with the view to reengaging them with opportunities to take part in, shape, and develop community groups.

This post will be managed by the Wellspring Settlement Hub Manager and will work in partnership with St Monica Trust and other projects that they fund to promote and contribute to the professional running of the project across a wider area.

Those with lived experience as a person from a minority ethnic community and with experience of working with people from BAME communities are encouraged to apply.

This post is funded by the Grateful Society and St Monica Trust Community Impact.

The post is for 24 hours per week. This is a fixed term contract ending 30th March 2024

Holiday entitlement is 25 days per annum (pro rata) plus statutory holidays.

Please contact Sally Jobling with any enquiries: sally.jobling@wsb.org.uk Tel: 0117 955 6971

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 28th June 2022 at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 6th July 2022

Please read the following documents, and return your completed application form to sally.jobling@wsb.org.uk

Older People’s Community Worker Job Description

Older People’s Community Worker Advert

Older People’s Community Worker Application Form