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JOB: Ageing Well Community Builders

JOB: Ageing Well Community Builders

Ageing Well in Brixham, Paignton and Torquay – Community Builders
£20,253, full time, 2 year contracts

Full Application Pack is available here.  (Zip Archive)

Torbay’s Ageing Well Partnership has been awarded £6 million from the Big Lottery Fund for a six year programme to reduce social isolation experienced by people over 50. We want to reach every front door, building a sustainable neighbourhood network, valuing the contributions that people over 50 have to make to each other and the wider community, stimulating new activities age_better_logoand ensuring people know what is available and can participate.

We are currently looking for up to 10 Community Builders to work at the neighbourhood level, or with existing associational groups, to engage with isolated older people and to support people in building connected and caring communities that are welcoming places for people to grow older together.

We are not looking for qualified social workers, but a team of motivators, connectors, communicators, tacticians, torbay-community-development-trust-logopeacemakers and storytellers. Confident, kind, resourceful, courageous, warm and encouraging people that can grow capacity, weave relationships and help local people build their communities. Tell us what you could bring to this Programme.

The Torbay Community Development Trust is the lead organisation for Ageing Well and is recruiting on behalf of the Partnership. Please contact Tracey Cabache, Community Development Manager on 01803 212638 for an informal discussion and submit an application form demonstrating why you would like the job.

Hours: 37.5 – job share considered

Starting salary: £20,253

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th March 12 noon

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.

Pablo Picasso

Title:   Community Builders   (Neighbourhoods or Associational)

Salary: £20,253

Contract term: 2 years – renewable by negotiation

For this initial term the post will be employed by the Torbay Community Development Trust

Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours a week – job share considered

Reporting to:      Community Development Manager – Torbay Community Development Trust

Full Application Pack is available here.  (Zip Archive)

Please return completed applications to:

 Hannah McGugan
Torbay Community Development Trust
4-8 Temperance Street
Email: [email protected]

Information about Torbay Community Development Trust and all supporting documents for this application can be found on our website:

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