About Citizens Advice BANES
Citizens Advice Bath and North East Somerset is an independent local charity providing information and advice to residents of the BANES council area. We aim to empower people to resolve their problems and change their lives for the better. We help people overcome their problems and campaign on big issues when their voices need to be heard. We value diversity, champion equality, and challenge discrimination and harassment. We’re here for everyone in the Bath and NE Somerset area and we work in partnership with other local services to provide the best possible advice and information to meet the needs of residents.
Macmillan Linkworker Project
We are very excited to be able to launch a new and innovative three-year project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support providing assistance to members of our community and their families who need a little bit of extra help with their day to day lives as they and their families live with their cancer.
Working alongside the Cancer Information and Support Centre at the RUH, GP surgeries across the region, Dorothy House Hospice Care, our existing Health and Wellbeing Benefits Team (also funded by Macmillan) and other partners this new team will help clients with all the small things in life that suddenly become big things as a result of living with cancer.
Reporting to the Service Manager and working alongside our existing Benefits Project Lead, we are seeking a motivated and highly organised Project Lead to help set up our new Linkworker project working alongside our existing Macmillan Benefits team, established 15 years ago and recognised by Macmillan as being one of their highest performing teams in the UK! Responsible for setting up and the day-to-day management of both the project and the team you will be passionate about helping clients overcome obstacles and challenges helping them gain the skills and confidence to take on those challenges themselves in the future.
The successful applicants may be asked to work across all our sites at Bath as well as at Midsomer Norton & Keynsham and surrounding areas as needed. Some home working is also an option with this role. You must have access to a car and a full driving licence for this role as it will involve travel to support clients in their own homes or at outreach centres.
Please note successful candidates will be required to subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We value diversity and promote equality and would welcome suitably qualified people with disabilities and minority ethnic applicants as these groups are under-represented in our workforce.
For further information on how to apply and for full role descriptions, please visit our website or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
£30,800 pro rata (£12,320 pa)
15 per week
3 years initially
Bath & North East Somerset
Sunday, 17 September 2023