Community Connector – British Red Cross

Community Connector – British Red Cross

Community Connector

Location: Home based, must be able to travel within the Camarthenshire area

Contract type: Fixed term until 31/12/18

Hours per week: 21

Salary: GBP 18,805 pro rata

Location:  Carmarthenshire

Package : We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include: 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Up to 6% contributory pension Childcare vouchers

About the role

The British Red Cross has a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and proactive individual to join our diverse Independent Living team as a Community Connector. This role would suit someone who has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and has knowledge of how NHS and Social Care services work.

As a Community Connector you will be responsible for liaising with partnership agencies to support people affected by social isolation and loneliness to access services in order to reconnect with their communities. You will engage face-to-face with service users to identify specific needs and appropriate interventions. You will ensure that the service is efficient, reliable and delivered consistently with national and local guidelines, using the Quality Standards Framework as a basis for assessment. You will provide guidance and support to the volunteers who work within the service, communicating on a regular basis with them and ensure they complete relevant paperwork following a visit.

Closing date for application is 23.59 on the 27th of March 2018 with interviews to follow.

Please visit the British Red Cross website for more information.