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

Working for Age Cymru Gwent

Are you looking for a career where you can be part of an organisation that really makes a difference to people’s lives?

Come and join us!

We have 40+ years’ experience in care in the community. We believe in dignity and respect at all levels – in our care of our service users and our relationships with our co-workers, funders and corporate partners. If you are looking for a career in the care sector our track record is second to none -we actively train and develop our staff and encourage them to progress – most of our team leaders and service managers have been promoted from front line work to management, through hard work, commitment and training.

We reward our staff with competitive rates of pay, 25 days’ holiday a year plus bank holidays and an excellent contributory pension scheme which we encourage all our staff to join – not just the higher earners. We offer regular professional supervision and support. We have a variety of working patterns on offer – part time, full time, weekday and weekend work, and bank work by arrangement with your manager to suit your commitments.

In return we expect the best from you – commitment to the job, respect for your colleagues and service users and a real desire to make a difference to the lives of our service users.

To apply for any of the vacancies below please complete the Age Cymru Gwent Job Appilication Form   Age Cymru Gwent Job Application Form.docx

Please send your completed application form to HR, Age Cymru Gwent, 12, Baneswell Road, Newport, NP20 4BP or HR@agecymrugwent.org

If there are no current vacancies listed below, please take a look at the other ways you can get involved with us.

Current vacancies with Age Cymru Gwent

  • Generic Floating Support Worker (Two positions available)

    LOCATION: Newport, but also working peripatetically across Gwent.

    SALARY: £9.75 per hour

    HOURS: Minimum contract 10 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 37 hours per week as required.

    This is an exciting role for a self-motivated and organised individual. Willingness to work flexibly is essential with the ability to work up to full time hours as and when required. You will have a versatile skill set, and be able to work cohesively with colleagues to meet the demands of our busy services that support older people across Gwent. Predominantly working in the City of Newport and Caerphilly Borough, you will assist with a variety of support ranging from housing issues to welfare rights.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to use your own car.

    Closing date: Friday 7th August  2020

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  • Respite Care Worker (Monmouthshire)

    Location: St Woolos Hospital, Newport
    Salary: £8.98 per hour

    Hours: 16 per week/Permanent

    The Age Cymru Gwent Respite Service enables caregivers to take a planned break for a few hours secure in the knowledge that their loved ones are being provided with continuity of care.

    The role of the Care Worker involves providing a high standard of care to the service user, following a detailed care plan. You will need to have a clear understanding of the needs of older people and their carers. The post holder will register with Social Care Wales and maintain records and diary sheets and update on a weekly basis. It is essential that you have a caring nature and NVQ level 2, or equivalent in Health & Social Care.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You will also require a full driving licence and be willing to use your own vehicle.

    Closing date: 21st August 2020

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  • Team Leader, Hospital Discharge Service

    Hours 20 per week/permanent

    Salary £11.60 per hour

    Location: St Woolos Hospital, Newport and Torfaen 

    Age Cymru Gwent provides essential support to patients who have been discharged from hospital, delivering continued support for up to 6 weeks, enabling older people to maintain their independence when they return home.

    We are looking for an enthusiastic team leader to take day to day responsibility for the Hospital Discharge Team and staff resources to ensure an effective and quality service is provided at all times. You will need to be adaptable to change and an effective communicator who can motivate staff and volunteers.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to use your own car.

    Closing date: 21st August 2020

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Current Vacancies with Age Cymru Gwent

  • Support Worker, Hospital Discharge Service Newport

    Location: St Woolos Hospital, Newport

    Salary: £8.98 per hour

    Hours: 15 per week/Permanent

    Age Cymru Gwent provides essential support to patients who have been discharged from hospital, delivering continued support for up to 6 weeks, enabling older people to maintain their independence when they return home.

    The role of the support worker includes monitoring and assessing the needs and necessities of the patient, signposting or referring onto other relevant services and assisting with applications of benefits such as Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Blue Badge and Council Tax along with Grant applications. You would also be required to carry out some shopping and light domestic work.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to use your own car

    Closing date: 21st August 2020

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  • Handyperson, Choices

    Location:Gwent                                         

    Salary: £8.86 per hour

    Hours: Minimum 8 per week/overtime when required

    Our Choices Service provides a range of paid for services to people aged 50+ living in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and Newport.

    We are looking for a Handyperson to provide support tailored to meet the needs of the individual. This includes, but is not limited to, general repairs/DIY, painting/decorating and garden maintenance, thus assisting with helping older people to remain living independently within their own homes and communities.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to use your own car.

    Closing date: Friday 21st August 2020

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  • Housing Support Worker (One postion available)

    LOCATION: Caerphilly Borough

    SALARY: £9.75 per Hour

    HOURS: Minimum contract 20 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 37 hours per week as required.

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual. The purpose of this role is to provide housing-related support to older people within the Caerphilly Borough. You will assist in the provision of effective, high quality support helping older people to develop and maintain the skills and confidence necessary to live independently in their communities. The successful candidate will be computer literate, naturally well organised and able to work with a flexible attitude.

    The post holder will be required to undergo Enhanced Criminal Record check before starting work.

    You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to use your own car.

    Closing date: Monday 24th August 2020

    Housing Support Worker Job Description- Caerphilly Older Persons Service.doc