Well-being and Befriending Officer

  • Job Reference: 00002185-1
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Qube
  • Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
  • Salary: £12,400
  • Bonus/Benefits: 3 days per week
  • Sector: Community & Sport, Charity
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Well-being and Befriending Officer
Salary:  £12,400 actual
Hours:  part-time 3 days per week.

Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our wonderful Qube team and support those in our community who may be lonely and isolated.

The purpose of this role is to reduce isolation in the community by providing befriending and social opportunities, where people can meet, make friends, join in activities, have fun and eat cake.

Working mainly, but not exclusively with older people, you will have demonstrable experience of working within the community and a knowledge and understanding about some of the issues people face. You will also need to have experience of working with volunteers.  This post requires an organised, can-do attitude together with the ability to communicate and empathise with a wide range of individuals.

This role is part-time and initially a fixed term contract for 6 months with the expectation that it will continue subject to funding. 

For a full job description of the post and an application form (CVs will not be accepted) please contact Laurel Roberts CEO, Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry, SY11 1RB. Tel: 01691 656882 email: info@qube-oca.org.uk

Closing date: 16th August 2021