Community Frailty Academy Co-ordinator

Voluntary Action South West Surrey is recruiting a 0.4 FTE (14 hours per week) Community Frailty Academy Co-ordinator on a 12-month contract – with the possibility to extend to 18 months.

Based in Guildford, but travel throughout the Guildford and Waverley Boroughs will be required for the role.

Working closely with the Frailty Academy Programme Manager and Project Manager, you will support the roll-out of the Frailty Academy programme amongst small charities and voluntary organisations in Guildford and Waverley to help improve the delivery of their services for older people

The Frailty Academy’s vision is for everyone to age well, for volunteers and staff to have the skills and knowledge in frailty to support our older population and for the experience of people living with frailty and their carers to inform and improve how we provide care and support

As part of the role you will provide training * where necessary to raise awareness of the issues relating to older people living with frailty

*full training will be given to enable you to carry out this task

You will assist in the planning and delivery of frailty education programmes to the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE), people living with frailty and their families and carers

For anyone wanting to combine working in the voluntary sector with helping to raise awareness of frailty amongst the older generation, this is the perfect role for you!

The salary is £11,600 actual pa (£29,000 FTE) for 14 hours per week.

Please see Job Description and Application Form below.

Closing date for applications is midnight Monday 27th May 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Wednesday 29th 2024.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 4th June.

Please note, if we receive sufficient applicants we may close earlier than the 27th May 2024.

Project start date is ASAP

Please get in touch for further information by emailing

This post is funded by Surrey County Council and is a joint initiative with Voluntary Action South West Surrey and Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Community Frailty Academy Co-ordinator Job Description

Application Form