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Age UK County Durham is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team? See our latest vacancies below.

Working for Age UK County Durham

Age UK County Durham is a local independent charity with 21 staff members. We help over 5000 local older people every year, offering activities, events, befriending and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.


Heritage Engagement Worker – Intergenerational Project (19.11)

Salary £21,589 pro rata (£11,669) per annum + pension contribution + generous holidays. 20 hours per week 

Based at Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham DH1 1TW

An exciting opportunity is available for someone with proven experience of Heritage and community engagement work.  You will have excellent communication skills, able to operate on your own initiative and work collaboratively with older people, communities and a range of partners.  

An intergenerational project called ‘Burnhope: The Village that refused to die’ which provides opportunities for older and younger people to increase their understanding of, and community participation in, the cultural and social heritage of Burnhope. Funded until 31 December 2020.

For an application pack (CVs not accepted), please contact Julie Nicholls via

email: or write to Julie Nicholls, Age UK County Durham, Age UK House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW.

Closing date for completed applications is 12.00noon on Thursday 19 December 2019.

Interview date is Monday 6 January 2020.

As an IIP and Equal Opportunities employer, we are committed to developing our employees and welcome applications from all sections of the community.