Community Agents Essex

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

Salary £8.26 per hour plus travelling expenses

Flexible working hours between 10 and 20 hours per week (Minimum 10 hours)

We are looking for a Community Agents to operate in the following areas:

  • Harwich/Manningtree
  • Safforn Walden and Thaxted

Full training and support will be provided but you will need to know your own locality well.

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: 20th January 2016

Previous applicants need not apply.

Role description

Application form (pdf)

Application form (doc)

RCCE Equal opportunities monitoring questionnaire (pdf)

RCCE Equal opportunities monitoring questionnaire (doc)

Interviews for these posts will be held w/c 25th January 2016

Previous applicants need not apply.

Completed application forms can be emailed to:

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: