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Job Vacancy: Fitness & Friendship Project Workers x 2

JobsAge UK Wiltshire Fitness & Friendship Clubs run across the county providing an opportunity for the older adult to spend around 50 minutes doing gentle exercise, seated or standing, that is designed to help maintain independence and promote balance.  They are currently looking for 2 x part-time Project Workers to help support and develop this programme across the county.

The purpose of the job will be to:

  • Work as part of a team to help and support older people to access services in the community to achieve the best possible quality of life and independence for that individual
  • Promote healthy lifestyles, encouraging older people to maintain/increase their level of activity
  • Help combat loneliness and isolation
  • Be a source of support and information for the local community on keeping active
  • Work in partnership with other agencies and services in order to maximise resources
  • Support the Senior Project Worker for Fitness and Friendship and cover holidays
  • Support a network of Club Volunteers delivering the Fitness and friendship service

Salary: £18,000 pa pro-rata (£3,600 pa)
Hours: 7 Hours per week (flexible)
Term: 2 Years fixed-term
Location: 1 x North (based in Toothill) and 1 x South (based in Devizes).  Both posts will involve travel across the county.
Application Deadline: 19 July 2019
Interview Date: 12 August 2019
Job Descriptions: pdfJob Description - North pdfJob Description - South
Application Form: docxApplication Form
Contact: Sally Evans

 

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