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Now Closed – new role: Information Navigator – closing date Tuesday 26th July 2016

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Richmond AID are currently recruiting for a new role of Information Navigator.

The role will involve working within our advice and information team. Our   Information Navigators support people through the complexities of the health and social care system. You will work one to one to support people on a variety of complex issues including housing and health services and you will support people to access services, activities and opportunities in their community. You will need to have experience of advice work, be a team player and have the ability to work from your own initiative.

To work as an Information Navigator as part of our advice team and as part of the Community Independent Living Service (CILS) team.

  • To provide specialist one- to- one support, advice and information to people with disabilities and complex long term conditions through a variety of mediums – for example face- to- face, telephone, email, groups.
  • To provide support to people with long term conditions to access their local health and social care system (statutory and non-statutory), providing emotional support and reassurance.
  • To provide outreach and advice surgeries at various locations within the borough as required.
  • To enable people to link with services to improve their physical, mental and economic wellbeing and maintain or regain independence in their own home and community.

You will be organised and empathetic, with the ability to work individually as well as as part of a team. And you will have excellent administration skills with an excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, database entry and other applications.

 

The application form for this post is at the bottom of this page.

 

Information Navigator

Salary: £21,953 incl OLW pro rata

Closing Date: 10am on Tuesday 26th July 2016

Interview Date: TBC

This post is for 21 hours per week and will be on a fixed term contract until 31st December 2018.

For more information contact Alison Kent, CEO Administrator on
a.kent@richmondaid.org.uk or call 020 8831 6411.

Different formats are available on request.

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