Greater Manchester Nutrition and Hydration Project Workers x 5 - Age UK Salford

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Published date: 
Thursday, 11th January 2018

Age UK Salford is seeking five project workers to deliver a pilot programme in each of our identified localities (Stockport, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham) 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+. Possessing excellent organisational and influencing skills the post holder will work closely with public health leads in each of the localities to support and facilitate 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 be obtained from your existing employer.

Please indicate for which post you wish to be considered Stockport, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton or Oldham on the application form clearly.

Location: Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bolton and Bury

Salary: £28,036 per annum pro rata, £14,018 actual 17.5 hours per week, funded until end of March 2020

Deadline for applications: Monday 29 January 2018

Interviews to be held week commencing 12th February