Job Vacancies

Well-being and Befriending Officer

Salary: £12,400 actual
Hours: part-time 3 days per week.

Initially a 6 month fixed-term contract. Expected to continue subject to funding

Oswestry Community Action, Qube is an independent charity serving the community across North Shropshire. There is an exciting opportunity to join the 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, the successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working within the community and a knowledge and understanding about some of the issues people face. Applicants 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.
Telephone: 01691 656882

Closing date: 16th August 2021


Wellbeing Service Development Officers (2)

£21,219 per annum (pro rata)

Post 1: Shrewsbury & North Shropshire (30 hours per week)
Post 2: South Shropshire (22.5 hours per week)

Age UKSTW believes friendship and fun are key to wellbeing in later life. They support a wide range of opportunities for older people including social day centres, exercise classes, activity groups, lunch clubs and all sorts of special interest groups. And want to do more…

Age UK STW is looking for two people to join its small, experienced team to help take these services forward, one post based in Shrewsbury and the other in Ludlow. You will have excellent knowledge of services for older people and a track record of developing new groups and activities, as well as working with volunteers. You will need excellent networking skills and a demonstrable commitment to wellbeing in older age.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 9th August 2021
Interviews: Monday 16th August 2021

Informal discussions: please ring 01743 233123

For an application pack contact:
Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin
3 Mardol Gardens, Shrewsbury, SY1 1PR
Tel: 01743 233123 Email:
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