We start this week’s Network News Roundup by welcoming Mark Russell to the Chief Officer position at Age UK Buckinghamshire, read on to view a message from their team. There’s also several new vacancies at Age UK Buckinghamshire; Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterbrough; and Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees.
There will be no Roundup next week due to the bank holidays. But if you have a story from your organisation that you would like us to share with the Network, such as recent events, campaigns, or awards, please let us know at email@example.com and we’ll add it to the next roundup.
Age UK Buckinghamshire appoint new CEO
Age UK Buckinghamshire are pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Russell as their new CEO! The team have shared the following message:
Mark brings a wealth of experience from corporate and charity sectors, and joins us when our services across I&A, befriending, welfare support, and hospital discharge are expanding to meet the growing needs of older people across Buckinghamshire
We’d like to welcome Mark to the Age UK Network, we look forward to working with you!
Three open roles at Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough
Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are currently recruiting for three vacancies.
They also have a vacancy for a Sharing Time Organiser. This role will require using administrative skills to match volunteers with older people wishing to use the sharing time service. The Organiser will undertake assessment visits to older person at home and assess, induct and support volunteers.
Find out more details on the Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough website.
Four vacancies at Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees
Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees are currently looking to hire for four new roles, click below to find out more about each position.
Find out more on the Age UK Calderdale & Kirklees website.
Age UK Bristol seeks Project Co-ordinator
Age UK Bristol are currently seeking a Project Co-ordinator to help develop and deliver community-based clinics that are run in conjunction with a nursing team. This project needs a highly organised person who can capture the outcomes through effective monitoring and reporting.
Find out full details on the Age UK Bristol website.
Closing date: 9am Monday 20 June
Two Open Roles at Age UK Blackburn with Darwen
Age UK Blackburn with Darwen are recruiting for two roles: Befriending Services Co-ordinator and Integrated Care Co-ordinator.
The Befriending Services Co-ordinator will focus on the development & delivery of Age UK Blackburn with Darwen’s Befriending Services to reduce isolation and loneliness.
The Integrated Care Co-ordinator will work across Blackburn with Darwen to provide assessment, support and information to prevent the deterioration of health & wellbeing.
Find out more on the Age UK Blackburn with Darwen website.
Closing Date: 6th June 2022
Two Vacancies at Age UK Sutton
Age UK Sutton are looking for an Officer within their Let’s Connect service to support older people in the Borough of Sutton to alleviate loneliness and isolation. The role will include championing the service and be responsible for matching people referred to the service with suitable volunteers, so they can begin their social relationship.
Age UK Sutton are also looking to hire a Social Prescribing Link Worker to work with adults in Sutton, supporting them to find lasting solutions to social issues and personal challenges.
Find out more details on the Age UK Sutton website.
Closing dates: Monday 6th June
Two Vacancies at Age UK Somerset
Age UK Somerset are seeking applications for two open roles: Volunteering & Communications Administrator and Information & Support Manager.
The Volunteering & Communications Administrator will mainly provide administration for the recruitment and support of volunteers, but will also have the opportunity through the communications side of the role to help Age UK Somerset to reach the older people who need their support the most.
The Information & Support Manager will direct and manage teams of staff and volunteers to deliver and develop services that include Information & Advice, Dementia Support and Active Befriending. Age UK Somerset are seeking an experienced service manager with excellent team leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
Find out full details on the Age UK Somerset website.
Community Assessment Team Lead and Trustee positions at Age UK Plymouth
Age UK Plymouth are currently seeking a Community Assessment Team Lead.
The Community Assessment Team Lead will undertake assessments for new and existing customers for the purpose of planning and reviewing their home care needs in order to provide a package of holistic support. This will include assessments undertaken as part of our commissioned hospital discharge packages.
Age UK Plymouth are also looking to appoint new Trustees to its Board to help shape Age UK Plymouth’s future as the Charity continues to develop new and existing services.
Find out full details on the Age UK Plymouth website.
Information and Advice Advisor Role at Age UK Richmond upon Thames
Age UK Richmond upon Thames are seeking an Information and Advice Advisor. The role will include providing information on a wide range of queries, over the telephone, by email, and in person – referring and signposting where necessary into other Age UK Richmond services and other support provided by their partners.
Find out full details on the Age UK Richmond upon Thames website.
Two open roles at Age UK Solihull
Age UK Solihull has two opportunities currently available:
They are looking for Home Support Workers to support older people to remain living independently and safely in their own homes for as long as they wish. Closing date: N/A (ongoing recruitment)
They are also looking for Trustees to join their Board to help ensure that they are always doing the very best for the large older population in the borough. Closing date: N/A (ongoing)
Find out more about the above roles on the Age UK Solihull website.
Age UK Milton Keynes looking to recruit new Trustees
Age UK Milton Keynes are currently seeking several new Trustees for their Board. Each trustee should use any specific knowledge or experience they may have to help the Board reach sound decisions. This will involve scrutinising Board papers, leading discussions, focusing on key issues, providing advice and guidance.
The time commitment will be to attend four Board meetings per year, an annual strategy day, and ad-hoc meetings related to your skill set. Most meetings are held at Age UK Milton Keynes’ headquarters.
Find out full details on the Age UK Milton Keynes website.
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You can also view a full list of open roles across the network here.