Current Vacancies

Home Visitor

Hours – 25 hours per week.
Salary – £21,000 pro rata

Job Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Home Visitor to provide impartial and confidential information and advice to older members of our community here at Age Concern Epsom & Ewell.

Working as part of a team we are looking for a person with empathy for the older generation and an understanding of the problems today’s society brings them.

A friendly, cheerful, positive personality who is able to provide high level support to our client group mainly in their own homes but also via telephone and e mail.

The position is based at The Old Town Hall in Epsom.

Responsibilities:

  • Listen, evaluate and give impartial advice and guidance
  • Provide information on a range of topics- face to face, by phone or e mail
  • Assess the client’s circumstances, consider options and identify the best possible course of action
  • Assist with form filling e.g. Attendance Allowance, Pension Credit, Council Tax Benefit
  • Support clients who have been referred from outside agencies
  • Refer clients to other services and sources of help where appropriate, for example to housing and
    other charities
  • Be organised and able to work to a schedule of appointments
  • Maintain confidential case records and administrative systems

Essential Skills:

  • Empathy with older people
  • A friendly, outgoing personality with good communicating skills
  • Knowledge of the Welfare Benefits system would be beneficial, but training can be given
  • Ability to use IT and database systems
  • A car driver with valid driving licence

How To Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please outline why you are applying for this position and why you
feel you are suitable. Please also attach your CV and send to:

info@ageconcernepsom.org.uk

Or if you wish to discuss the role ring: 01372 732 456

(Monday to Friday: 9.30am-1pm)

Closing Date:

Wed 11th July 2018

Interview Dates:

18th & 19th July 2018