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My Home Life is recruiting!

Senior Development Officer (0.8 FTE)

ten years

My Home Life is a UK-wide initiative that promotes the quality of life for older people in care homes hosted by City, University of London, in partnership with Age UK.

The programme works appreciatively to support the care home sector through a range of research, enterprise and social action activities.

The role will primarily focus on three areas of activity. Firstly, you will lead our communications programme which aims to influencing practice across care homes and across the wider health and social care system. Secondly, you will help support stronger community engagement within care homes. Thirdly, you will identify funding opportunities to develop new local projects that support care home transformation across England.

This is a very creative and dynamic role that offers opportunities to work alongside national and local stakeholders from care homes, commissioning, community and government. We are looking for a self-motivated, confident skilled communicator who is well-organised, has an eye to detail and a passion for celebrating the good work of care homes and helping them make things even better. Click below for more information:

 

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