Companion Centre Manager (Local Area)

At Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East we are committed to providing support to older people in the community and have been running services in Slough and the surrounding areas for over 30 years.  Part of the services we offer includes running a network of popular and lively companion centres and we are currently looking for a proactive and flexible individual to manage some of our centres team and help the local community. The successful candidate will have the ability to:

  • Cook a healthy, nutritious lunch for 15+ clients at any one time (experience of this is essential).
  • Manage, develop and motivate volunteers
  • Create a supportive and homely environment where older service users can achieve maximum independence and reduce their loneliness
  • Managing and developing the centres, improving existing and devising new services

The day will include shopping, managing volunteers, interacting with older people, basic paperwork and providing a good service to attract more people to the clubs. This is an excellent opportunity to do an enjoyable job helping people in the local community. You must hold a current driving license and have access to a vehicle to apply for this position. An up to date Food Safety Certificate will be an advantage however appropriate training will be provided.

Hours – 23 hours a week (9am – 2pm for 4 days  = 20 hours, plus 3 additional flexible hours for completion of administrative responsibilities and shopping requirements)

Days – 4 days a week (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thursday or Friday)

Rate of pay - £10.58 per hour

Location - Managing Companion Centres in Iver (Thurs or Friday), Farnham Common (Mon), Cox Green (Thurs or Friday) and Wexham (Tues & Wed)

If this sounds like you, please apply or get in touch for further details. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please call Lorraine Hillis on 07742090444 or our HR Manager on 01753 497889