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Crisis Care Worker

We currently have vacancies for part-time Crisis Care Workers.

Rates of pay: £8.75 weekdays, £9.06 Saturdays & £11.72 Sundays.

Crisis is a short-term emergency service providing practical and personal support to older people in their homes.

Applicants should have care experience 
Be reliable, flexible and empathetic to the needs of older people
Must be a car user
Successful applicants will initially become part of our ‘bank’ staff
Further information about the roles can be obtained by emailing Tracey or Shirley. You can also download the Crisis Care Worker Job Description.
Tel: 01273 720603

Nail Cutter

Location: Age UK Brighton & Hove

Salary: £8.75 per hour (including travel time and mileage)

Hours: variable

Contract term: One Year fixed term with the possibility of extension, subject to funding

Age UK Brighton & Hove (AUKBH) is a charity that provides an increasing range of services to maximise the wellbeing of older people and enable them to maintain their independence, exercise choice and have a strong voice over the issues that affect their lives.

We currently have a vacancy for part-time Nail Cutters to join our dedicated team. We provide an essential and valuable service to older people living in Brighton Hove and Portslade who are unable to cut their own toe nails.

Requirements:

  • You will need to have access to a car and be willing to travel within the Brighton and Hove area, as most of clients require home visits.
  • Experience of working in a health & social care environment (training in nail cutting will be provided)
  • Be reliable, flexible and empathetic to the needs of older people
  • Experience of visiting people in their own homes desirable
  • Must be a car user

How to apply
For an informal discussion and further information about the role, contact Age UK Brighton & Hove Tel: 01273 720603 

You can download an Application Form and Equal Opportunities form at the bottom of this advert. You can read a job description here: Nail Cutter Job Description.

Completed applications should be returned to info@ageuk-bh.org.uk

Charity Trustees

Age UK Brighton and Hove (AUKBH) is the City’s leading charity which support older people, combats social isolation and loneliness, provides the support and advice older people need and assists them to live independent and fulfilling lives and, as far as possible, stay in their own homes through the provision of services and the promotion of older people’s views to policy makers, service planners and funders.

We are the leading Charity in the City working in the field of Adult Social Care and work frequently with other charities. We assist approximately 9,000 older people every year and employ circa 30 staff with a further 90 volunteers.

AUKBH is seeking people who have demonstrated strategic vision, independent judgment and a willingness to give time and commitment to being one of the charity’s Board of Trustees. The Board has several areas of expertise it is seeking to fill:

  • Adult Social Care
  • Premises - strategic and Commercial Development
  • Providing services to traditionally hard to reach groups
  • Legal and/or governance

Additionally, AUKBH is looking to broaden its funding base by developing its trading potential and we would also welcome applications from people with wider and generalized experience which might be of use in this field and to support a modern and expanding Charity working in Adults Social Care.

These are interesting and challenging opportunities to support and develop an organisation with an ambitious 3 year strategic plan and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We have a dynamic group of committed and knowledgeable Trustees who will be wholly supportive of new members.

You will be asked to attend up to 6 evening board meetings per year, an annual one-day planning session and be willing to attend meetings for any working groups or sub-groups that you choose to join. In addition you will need to spend time in preparing for these meetings and undertake any follow up work.

If you would like to know more about the role, contact the Chief Executive, Rachel Cashman: rachel.cashman@ageuk-bh.org.uk to arrange an informal telephone call.