Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale is looking to recruit for a Broker Service – Community Liaison Officer to work with the Mental Health Services Team for Older People.
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.
In this exciting role you will be integrated within the Liaison Psychiatry Older People (LPOP) team in Llandough hospital. The role will include supporting older people living in the Cardiff & Vale localities.
The post holder will work in partnership with the LPOP team acting as a conduit to assist people over the age of 60 providing a seamless transition from hospital to community, ensuring that information on Third Sector is readily available to professionals and to pull together service provision to meet identified need.
Knowledge of the range of third sector support across Cardiff & the Vale is essential along with experience of supporting people with low level mental health needs. 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
For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Joy Corley on 07964 974401.
*The post is 35 hours a week, salary £20,248 – Part-time hours may be considered
This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check
Interview dates: Wednesday 11th & Friday 13th December 2019
To access further information and an application pack visit our website at www.ageconnectscardiff.org.uk/job-vacancies
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: 10am Monday 9 December 2019