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  • Manager – Thame Senior Friendship Centre

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    Website: https://www.thameseniorfriendshipcentre.com/home/ https://www.thameseniorfriendshipcentre.com/home/

    Telephone: 07725 594484

    Further Details

    Category: Full time job, Part time job,

    Contact Name: Alison Champken-Woods, Chair of Trustees

    Email: ajcw1954@gmail.com

    Venue Address:

    Thame Town Cricket Pavilion, Church Rd, Thame OX9 3AJ

    Additional Information:

    The Trustees are looking to recruit a new Manager for Thame Senior Friendship Centre (formerly known as the Thame & District Day Centre).

    The Centre has been in existence since 1986 and its aim is to support the elderly community of Thame and surrounding villages. Based at the Cricket Pavilion behind the Barns Centre, the Centre is open for members on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday each week from 9.00 to 3.00. More detail of the activities of the Centre can be seen on our website.

    Key Responsibilities of the role are:

    To manage the day to day operation of the Centre ensuring high standards are met for members and visitors. It is essential to work collaboratively ensuring the physical and emotional care of the members.

    To provide a caring, sociable and flexible environment to meet the needs of individual members whilst liaising with and supporting their families and/or carers.

    To promote high standards based on up to date national guidance in relation to care of the elderly including some knowledge of dementia care.

    To work with the Deputy Manager and Trustees to further the aims and objectives of the Centre and provision of support within the community of Thame.

    It will be necessary to build effective working relationships with the local council, Oxfordshire County Council, South Oxfordshire District Council and other local organisations responsible for care of the elderly in the community.

    The Centre is not currently open due to Covid-19 restrictions, but it is envisaged that it will re-open later in the year but support for our Members is continuing remotely.

    Closing date: 25 July 2020

    Please contact Alison Champken-Woods, Chair of Trustees on 07725 594484 or email ajcw1954@gmail.com if you are interested.

    Interviews will be week commencing 3rd August 2020.