Four Voluntary and Community Sector organisations have come together and formed a partnership to deliver a targeted service to help older people in Essex. The “Community Agents Essex” service is a countywide network of agents and volunteers who support older people and their informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community.
Community Agent – 4 Posts
- Chelmsford area (2 posts)
- Witham area
- Burnham on Crouch and South minster area
Salary £8.43 per hour plus travelling expenses
Flexible working hours between 10 and 20 hours per week (Minimum 10 hours)
We are looking for a Community Agent to operate in the Chelmsford, Witham and Burnham on Crouch areas within Essex. Full training and support will be provided but you will need a good knowledge of the local community and the district.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can proactively engage with and support older people in the community often on a one to one basis. Working as part of a team you must have excellent spoken and written communication skills and possess the ability to solve problems. You must have good IT skills, a full driving licence and use of your own car.
All appointments will be subject to a DBS check.
The closing date for all applications is: 2nd March 2018
Interviews will be held during the week commencing 12th March 2018
To apply please complete an application form and equal opportunities form. These can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or posted to: Rural Community Council of Essex, RCCE House, Threshelfords Business Park, Inworth Road, Feering, Essex CO5 9SE
For more information about Community Agents please visit: www.communityagentsessex.org.uk