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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. 

Our staff and volunteers 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.


Community Resilience Worker (2 posts)

Salary NJC Point 10 £21,322 plus up to 5% pension contribution to Organisation’s Pension Scheme. Full time (37 hours per week). Fixed Term until 30 April 2022.

We currently have exciting opportunities for a compassionate and committed individual to join us as Community Resilience Worker. The Community Resilience Worker will support the development and delivery of focussed outreach work.  The post holder will offer support for people who have either:  had Covid19, been bereaved by Covid 19 or work as a key worker and have been adversely affected as a result of Covid 19

We would expect a minimum experience of:

  • Experience of working with older people
  • Sound understanding of the factors affecting Mental Health with a good understanding of the challenges faced by people living with the effects of COVID-19 and Long COVID-19.

If you want to work in an environment that makes a real difference to older people’s lives then this could be the job for you. The post will be based at our Head Office at Belmont Business Park, Durham but you may also be required to travel to other sites and within the community and therefore a clean driving licence or daily access to transport is essential. The post will be subject to a DBS check.

Closing date for completed applications for this post is Friday 16 April 2021 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held on Friday 23 April 2021

For an application pack (CVs will not be accepted) please contact us via email: or write to Julie Nicholls, Age UK County Durham, 1st Floor Houghton House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW quoting the reference number 21.06.

As an IIP and Equal Opportunities employer we are committed to developing our employees and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered charity No 1122008. 


KickStart Jobs with Age UK County Durham -  if you are aged 16 to 24 and on Universal Credit and are interested in working in retail, marketing or gardening, please contact us on 0191 374 6563

KickStart Online Seller & Marketing Assistant (Ref 21.05): To sell products online using eBay and other online platforms including researching and photographing items, listing and posting items sold.  Use Social Media to promote the work of Age UK County Durham