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Rural wellbeing fieldworker

Northampton - Northamptonshire ACRE

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Job Description:

Big Lottery funded fixed term post to end of March 2019. Salary £18,570 pa pro rata. 3% pension contribution.


Publicise and promote the Rural Wellbeing Service including producing press releases, marketing materials and social media outputs.


Visit clusters of rural communities with a mobile unit, providing information and advice to older people on benefits, debt management, energy needs, home safety, social care and health support and security.


Where more detailed help is required, using a triage approach carry out an initial assessment, advising on possible services and signposting the person on to relevant agencies for more specialist support where required. Follow up all referrals to ensure an outcome is achieved.


With the aid of the Rural Officer, help develop Good Neighbour Schemes in villages to provide day to day support to local residents who may need help on an occasional or regular basis.


Identify opportunities to make a community more aware of difficulties that isolated people can experience and arrange relevant talks or training from partner agencies.


Provide statistical information on the project including number of contacts, referrals made, outcomes achieved, to the Project Manager in preparation for reporting to the Big Lottery.


Salary: £15,000 - £20,000


Job Category: Community Development

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Location: Northampton

Keywords: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, fixed term, good neighbours, Lottery funded post, rural

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