Would you like to help reduce social isolation amongst older people? 

We’re hiring a Project Worker (Volunteering Scheme)
We’re looking for a friendly, organised and energetic person to help deliver our volunteer scheme. Help people to share their skills and life experience through volunteering. Closing date Tuesday 3 April. Full details here.

We’re hiring a Support Worker (Remember Thursdays)
We are recruiting a Project Support Worker to support older people in the early stages of dementia to attend and take part in social group activities at Bramley Lawn every Thursday (7.5 hours a week). Closing date Monday 19 March. Full details here.

We’re hiring a Community Social Worker
We are recruiting a Community Social Worker for a six-month contract starting May 2018 (35 hours a week). They will work in Bramley, Swinnow and parts of Stanningley to co-ordinate and deliver a pilot project funded by Time to Shine, that is helping to reduce isolation and loneliness for local older people. Closing date Monday 26 March. Full details here.

Bramley Elderly Action (BEA) is a charity which provides opportunities and support for older people, aged 60 and above, in Bramley, Swinnow and parts of Stanningley, Leeds (West Yorkshire). BEA office on Stanningley Road

We run a range of services to promote the best possible quality of life for older people in the local community.

We have 1,500 members. Our services are carried out by paid staff and volunteers. BEA is run by a Board of Trustees made up of local older people. Our patron is local MP, Rachel Reeves.

We are one of nearly 40 Neighbourhood Network Schemes in Leeds, promoting the independence, health and wellbeing of older people throughout the city.

BEA also manages Bramley Lawn – an innovative social centre for the whole community – runs upBEAt – a social enterprise arm which manages our community shop – and manages OWLS – Older, Wiser, Local Seniors, which supports older people in Burley, Hyde Park, Little Woodhouse and parts of Headingley and Kirkstall.

Our office – at Bramley Community Centre, Waterloo Lane, Bramley, LS13 2JB – is staffed 9.00-4.00, Monday-Friday (except bank holidays.)

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