Greater Manchester Nutrition and Hydration Programme Manager - Age UK Salford

Age UK Salford
Published date: 
Thursday, 11th January 2018

Age UK Salford is currently seeking an experienced programme manager to lead a project to embed better awareness about the risks and signs of malnutrition and dehydration amongst individuals, carers and non-clinically trained practitioners who have routine contact with older people aged 65+. The post holder will lead a team of project workers based in five localities in Greater Manchester – Stockport, Bury, Bolton, Oldham and Rochdale. The team will work closely with public health leads in each of the localities and a local steering group of stakeholders to progress the aims of the project. 

Each locality will focus on the following five principles to implement the project:

  • Raising awareness across the community;
  • Identifying malnutrition and develop standards of nutritional care, including the type and level of information and training needed to achieve this consistently;
  • Working together across organisational boundaries;
  • Personalised care, support and treatment

Secondments may be considered only where prior approval has been obtained from your existing employer

Hours: Full time

Contract: Temp

Location: Salford, with the ability to travel across Greater Manchester

Salary: £34,120 plus Cash Health Plan funded until the end of March 2020

Deadline for appliations: Monday 29 January 2018

Interviews to be held week commencing 12 February

Click here to apply.