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Locality Manager

The Brendoncare Foundation
Closing date
11 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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We know that older people in our communities can experience loneliness, and Brendoncare Clubs have been tackling social isolation through our network of over 90 friendship and wellbeing clubs. Run by volunteers with Brendoncare's support, each club has its own unique personality developed through the choices of its members and volunteers.

Brendoncare Clubs now have an exciting opportunity for a Locality Manager to cover the South East Hampshire area - including Gosport, Fareham, Emsworth, Havant & Petersfield.

Locality Manager Responsibilities:
  • Attending clubs and community services regularly to obtain feedback from our members and volunteers
  • Responsible for demonstrating tangible results of member engagement
  • Engaging with external stakeholders to develop networks to increase referrals to the services and be a visual presence at events to explore opportunities for our community services
  • Undertaking clear planning in line with wider strategic aims when opening new club and community services
  • Monitoring costs and signing off expenses and invoices
  • Involved in recruiting and supporting volunteers and club support staff including inductions and one-to-one meetings.
Locality Manager Requirements:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring and considerate 'people person' with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and an understanding of taking a strategic approach. You will need to have worked with volunteers previously and had experience of community engagement and development. You will need to demonstrate good organisational skills, financial awareness, and an understanding of the voluntary sector through your experience of working with/within the sector providing services for older people.

What can you offer me?

This role is for 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, although as Clubs run over 7 days a week, a flexible approach to working hours will be required. The role will be home based and travel between Brendoncare Clubs will be a part of this role as well as to our central office in Winchester - so you will need access to a car for work purposes, and a full/clean driving licence.

In return we are offering up to £30,000 per annum pro rata, (actual salary £21,428.57) and 25 days holiday (pro rata) increasing to 27 with 5 years service. In addition, we provide training and continual personal development as well as a free DBS check, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and a Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme.

So, if this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.

We will be reviewing applications as we receive them. Brendoncare reserves the right to close the vacancy if sufficient applications have been received.

About Us:

Brendoncare is a registered charity, dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people. Care, choice and community are at the heart of what we do.

We currently have 9 care homes across the South of England, all offering a person-centred approach to the residents we care for. In addition, Brendoncare Clubs are friendship and wellbeing clubs providing opportunities for older people to enjoy social interaction. We have over 90 clubs throughout Hampshire and Dorset.

Location: South-East Hampshire
ContractType: Permanent
Hours: Part Time, 25 per week
Salary: up to £30,000 per annum pro rata

You may have experience of the following: Service Manager, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Locality Manager, Social Care, Supervisor, Team Leader, Not for Profit, NFP, Senior Support Worker, Deputy Service Manager, Learning Disabilities, etc.

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