Compassionate Neighbours Community Connector

Posted: December 2, 2020

Contract

3 month contract

Location

Home-based initially

Closing date

December 14, 2020

Interview date

December 17, 2020
Community Connector

Compassionate Neighbours is a community-based project run by North London Hospice that supports people experiencing social isolation and/or loneliness who also have a life-limiting condition. Community members are introduced to one or more of our trained Compassionate Neighbours for emotional and practical support. We have been running since May 2018 and have trained over 170 Compassionate Neighbours and made over 100 introductions.

We have been awarded some funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and would like to recruit two people who are passionate about community engagement and are available from the beginning of January for three months to help research and engage with our community groups in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. The work will involve:

  • Identifying and building relationships with the mutual aid groups and other relevant local community groups.
  • Mapping the services and activities that are available in each borough that could form part of a referral or recruitment pathway
  • Promoting the Compassionate Neighbours project to potential volunteers and referrers.

This is a fixed term position as the Lottery funding must be used in this financial year. We are looking to fill two positions (one full-time and one four days per week but we will be flexible for the right person).

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Rebecca Eastick on 0208 343 6810 or by email reastick@northlondonhospice.co.uk

Closing date: midday on Monday 14 December 2020

Interviews: will be held over Zoom on Thursday 17 December 2020.

The contract will begin in the first week of January 2021.  

Please complete the application form outlining your interest and experience, and indicate which role you are applying for (37.5 or 30 hours).

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