Job Title: Ageing Well | Bath & North East Somerset Programme Lead
Salary: £40,000 FTE
Hours: 28 per week
Contract Type: Two year fixed term
Organisation: Age UK Bath & North East Somerset
Location: BA1 2BT/Hybrid working
As the Programme Lead for the Ageing Well | Bath & North East Somerset initiative, you'll be
instrumental in our mission to empower older people to live confidently, be heard, be celebrated,
and be able to access the right support for happy, healthy, and fulfilled lives. As a member of the
Senior Leadership Team, you’ll operate strategically, engaging directly with older individuals and
collaborate with like-minded organisations in the Ageing Well | Bath & North East Somerset
Steering Group and Ageing Well Network to effect change in our community, fostering a more
inclusive and non-discriminatory culture that promotes positive ageing.
Your primary focus will be on placing older people at the centre of all our initiatives, challenging
age discrimination, and shaping the local community. You'll work in partnership with various
stakeholders to influence decision-making and shift public attitudes towards ageing, while
providing accurate information and practical support to enhance wellbeing.
As the Programme Lead, you will spearhead community engagement and partnership-building
efforts, develop, and implement strategies to support and empower older adults, and advocate
for policies and programs that enhance the health, well-being, and social connectedness of older
adults in Bath and North East Somerset.
This is unique role that will require strategic insight, strong partnership building skills and high
emotional intelligence. You will report to and be line managed by the Chief Executive, Age UK
Bath & North East Somerset, however accountability for the Ageing Well | Bath & North East
Somerset programme will sit with the multi-organisation Steering Group.
Your leadership will be pivotal in building a strong network of collaboration, creating tailored
activities for older adults, and monitoring and evaluating the impact of our interventions. Your role
will be crucial in securing longer-term funding for the programme and ensuring the voice of older
people is heard in our decision-making processes.
We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to an enhanced
Ageing Well | Bath & North East Somerset Programme Lead
28 per week
Two year fixed term contract
BA1 2BT/Hybrid working
Friday, 17 November 2023