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St. Hilda's East

Outreach Worker (Older People)

Job Type

Permanent

Reference 

Social Work

Salary

Location


£25,642

Posted Date

5 February 2024

London

Closing Date

14 February 2024

Key Responsibilities include:

Promoting our service by visiting venues attended by older people and building relationships with other organisations where older people access services
Promoting the service directly to older people over the age of 50, especially those who are under-represented
Referrering into agencies that will offer social connection, advice, and health and wellbeing activities
Providing information in a variety of formats
Facilitating in-person activities focused on wellbeing and physical health
The ideal candidate will:

Understand the needs of older people from diverse backgrounds with a commitment to implementing equal opportunities
Be a confident, compassionate communicator using a range of formats
Have a good understanding of working across voluntary and community groups and statutory sector
Be able to travel across the borough using public transport
Have IT skills, including confidence in the use of Microsoft Office and Social Media
How to Apply

Take a look at the Job Description and full Person Specification for more details about the role and the skills and experience required.

Visit our website for details of how to apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter. Your cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long, explaining how you meet each of the Criteria on the Person Specification. Don’t forget to provide examples to evidence your experience and abilities.

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