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IMPACTAgewell® Project Officer

MEAAP

Ballymena, Co. Antrim

  • Salary:

    See Job Description

  • Added:

    10/01/2022

  • Closing:

    in 2 days

IMPACTAgewell® Project Officer

Full Time

Permanent contract

Salary: £21,589 per annum

Working Hours: 35 hours per week over 5 days

Annual Leave: 22 days per year, plus 12 public holidays.

Location: Ballymena based with temporary working from home during COVID restrictions.

JOB PURPOSE

The IMPACTAgewell® Officer works with IMPACTAgewell® locality hub teams including General Practitioners, Community Pharmacy and Northern Health & Social Care Trust Staff to provide empathetic and sensitive emotional support to older people with long term health conditions via a personalised health and wellbeing action plan. When appropriate, connect them to internal and external services supporting independence and improving quality of life.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • To manage a case load of service users from associated GP surgeries.
  • To visit the service user in their own home and support them in developing a personalised health and wellbeing plan based on the Social Determinants of Health.
  • The ability to hold difficult and emotional conversations with older people experiencing life changes.
  • To connect service users to relevant support networks and community partnerships.
  • To liaise with all the multi-disciplinary members of the IMPACTAgewell® locality Hub to generate referrals, manager service user’s cases and to work closely with all members to establish effective working relationships.
  • To chair the IMPACTAgewell® locality bi-monthly hub meetings with partners attending.
  • To construct and keep case files and databases up to date and be able to provide monitoring information as requested by the Team Leader.
  • To positively promote the service and the strategic growth to the public external agencies, community partners, statutory bodies and regional and national conferences through networking and presentations.
  • To maintain records in line with all relevant legislation including GDPR and to adhere to all relevant MEAAP policies.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties required by the Team Leader.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The post holder will be expected to adapt to changing circumstances and undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post as allocated by your Team Leader as part of working in a small team to deliver the projects for MEAAP from time to time.

  • To adhere to existing work practices, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
  • To demonstrate their commitment to MEAAP by their regular attendance and the efficient completion of all tasks allocated to them.
  • It will be necessary to work with information technology and associated systems in accordance with MEAAP Policies and Procedures.
  • To co-operate with MEAAP in complying with relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures, in the performance of the duties of the post.
  • To carry out duties and responsibilities of the post in compliance with MEAAP’s equal opportunities policies.
  • To maintain confidentiality and observe data protection and associated guidelines where appropriate.

At MEAAP we pride ourselves in being able to offer exciting opportunities and training to staff members to allow them to work on their professional development within the organisation.

For further information about the role, a full job description, person specification and both Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms, click APPLY NOW

The closing date for receipt of application forms is Friday 21 January, 2022 at 12 noon and applications received after this date will not be considered

Job Snapshot

Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Qualifications
Not Disclosed
Sector
Charity and Voluntary, Childcare & Social Work
Job Roles
Project Officer
Min Experience
Not Disclosed
Employer Type
Company
Location
Ballymena, Co. Antrim
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Employer Details

MEAAP

18 Queen Street,
Ballymena,
BT42 2BD

Job Ref:

MEAAP/PO/1001

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IMPACTAgewell® Project Officer

  • Ballymena, Co. Antrim
  • Salary: See Job Description
  • Closing: in 2 days

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