An exciting new job opportunity, working with Together Middlesbrough & Cleveland, this project is part of Ageing Better Middlesbrough, and funded by the National Lottery Community fund.

Do you believe that churches, faith and community groups have a significant role to play in reducing isolation and loneliness? Do you have a vision for an asset-based, community response to isolation and loneliness amongst older people?

We need someone with passion and imagination and the ability to work creatively with older people to develop the Warm Welcome Network, creating community spaces across Middlesbrough where older people can enjoy a warm welcome, and form new friendships, a place to grow and flourish.

You must have excellent communication skills, an ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people, experience of working with churches, faith and community groups and an understanding of the issues and difficulties faced by older people who are lonely and isolated.

Salary: 20 hours/week £15.084 (£27,905 pro rata)

Contract: Two years

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Tuesday March 5th 2019

Date of interviews: Monday 11th March

This appointment is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure

Applications to be sent to Mrs Mandy Robinson, Bishop of Whitby’s Office, 21 Thornton Road, Stainton, Middlesbrough TS8 9DS, email:

The Information pack and job description can be downloaded here.

An application form can be downloaded here.