Summary:

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale is looking to recruit for a Community Liaison Officer to work with the Cardiff Community Resource Teams. The role will include supporting older people living in the Cardiff localities.

About Us:

We are Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, an independent registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

Our vision is to live in a society where older people are respected and enabled to meet their aspirations.

Our Core Purpose is to provide support services for those members of our community over 50 years of age.

The culture of our organisation is reflected in our six Core Values, explained in our animated video. We put people at the centre of what we do, understanding their needs, creating a relationship of trust based on communicating effectively and delivering on our promises in a professional  way.

Our Objective is to help, support and enable older people to maintain their independence and improve the quality of their lives and we Aim to do this by:

  • Recruiting staff and volunteers
  • Being proactive in seeking partnerships to improve the care and support for older people.

Job Role:

The post holder will need to work flexibly as part of an integrated team of health and social care professionals in a busy environment, acting as a conduit ensuring that information on Third Sector provision is readily accessible to relevant professionals and to broker service provision to meet identified need.

Knowledge of the range of third sector support across Cardiff & the Vale is essential along with an excellent understanding of the wider health and social care environment and experience of working in a multi-agency setting.  Excellent communication skills are essential along with the ability to keep accurate computer records.

Job Description available for download here

Person Specification available for download here

Additional Information:

*The post is 14 hours a week, salary £8,099 (funded until March 2021)

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check

Interview date:  Tuesday 10 March 2020

To Apply:

To access further information and an application pack visit our website at www.ageconnectscardiff.org.uk/job-vacancies For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Joy Corley on 07964 974401.

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

Application Closing date:  12 midday Monday 24 February 2020