Salary: £10,920 per annum, 1-year fixed contract with a view to extend subject to funding.
STEP is a Neighbourhood Network Scheme supporting older people in West Park & Far Headingley, Leeds.
Monday – Wednesday, 10.30am – 16.00pm, Thursday 10.30am – 3.00pm
21 hrs per week
To visit members in their own homes ensuring they are safe and well, referring on to other agencies as required.
To support and encourage them to take part in STEP activities at our centre.
To transport over 60’s to and from our centre on a booked appointment system.
To keep records of all home visits, referrals and telephone contacts.
To keep records of all transport journeys and payments.
To allocate time each week to make member appointments on a rolling basis.
To provide a weekly activity report to The STEP Manager.
A DBS Check will be undertaken.
To be responsible for the opening and closing of the STEP Centre when the Manager is away from the office.
Please only apply for this post if you have all of the following Essential Criteria:
A full UK Clean driving licence
Has being employed as an Outreach Worker previously, preferably with older people
Committed to supporting people who are socially isolated
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Reliable and Punctual
Competent in IT (Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher)
Must be able to keep accurate records for weekly reports
Must be able to provide 2 references from previous employers
Experience of employment within the Voluntary Sector
Knowledge of the work of Neighbourhood Network Schemes
Knowledge of organisations that support older people
Knowledge of the STEP area
Please request an application form by emailing:
Application Deadline is Friday 13th August
Interviews will be held w/c 23rd August