Community Link Workers


Recruiting Organisation: Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove (AUKWSBH)               

Working hours: 37 hours a week with occasional evenings and weekends

Location: Crawley & Horsham

Salary : £23,690 pa.


Age UK West Sussex, Brighton & Hove, is an independent local charity working in the community to help older people, their families and their carers. Their vision is to inspire and enable people in West Sussex, Brighton & Hove to Love Later Life. To do this, they provide an array of services and activities that meet the needs and interests of the communities they support, providing opportunities for people to get out, have fun, socialise and build friendships. It really is a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people’s lives.


The Role:

In this newly established position, you’ll be supporting a brand-new team, working closely on a 1:2:1 basis with individuals to facilitate their access to local community services. Whether it’s assisting with benefit applications, providing housing advice, or combating loneliness by encouraging social engagement, your efforts will contribute to improving the quality of life for many who lack local family support. As a valued member of the multidisciplinary NHS team within Sussex Community Foundation Trust, your work will directly impact the well-being of community members, helping them remain in their homes and preventing unnecessary hospitalisations.


At AWSBH, staff benefits include:

  • Flexible Working Option
  • Ongoing professional training and development
  • 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) pro-rata for part time staff
  • Eligible for Blue Light discount scheme
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Part of an inclusive and committed team
  • Ability to make a genuine positive difference to people’s lives
  • 4% auto enrolment pension with Life Assurance

As an employer, they want to see the diversity of our communities reflected in the workforce. They believe that employing a rich mix of people from a range of different backgrounds with fresh ideas and different perspectives is key to enabling them to continually improve our services to the diverse communities they serve. They welcome and encourage applications from all members of the community.

They are committed to ensuring that the recruitment process is as inclusive as possible for everyone.


If you need help with submitting an application, please do email  to assist you.


Job Description: CLW JD Jan 24 – Horsham,Crawley

Read More & Apply here.


Closing date:  18 Jan 2024, midday

(They may interview suitable applicants before the closing date and vacancies could close earlier, so please do apply as soon as possible.  Please note that they are unable to accept sponsorship applications and you will need the Right to Work in the UK.)



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