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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

Age Cymru Gwent prides itself on our values. We believe in dignity and respect at all levels  – from our care of our service users, our relationships with our co-workers as well as our funders and corporate partners. There are more people aged over 60 than ever before, and we’re the fastest growing group in society. Our vision is a world where everyone can love later life.

Our colleagues tell us, 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 through hard work, commitment and training.

Our values create a sense of unity and inspire behaviours that are needed and lead to success:

BENEFITS

  • 25 days holiday per year plus statutory holidays (pro - rata)
  • Access to HSF Health benefit
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Access to EAP provider

THE WORKPLACE

  • Open and honest culture
  • Agile working for office based staff
  • Opportunity to take part in charity events
  • Family friendly policies

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Support in completing professional qualifications relating to your role or you development within the organisation
  • Ongoing support for professional development 
  • Support to attend professional seminars and conferences
  • Regular performance reviews on a 1-1 basis

Age Cymru Gwent Current Vacancies

  • Support Worker, Hospital Discharge Service

    SUPPORT WORKER, HOSPITAL DISCHARGE SERVICE

    SALARY: £9.15 per hour

    HOURS: 16 hour per week

    LOCATION: Monmouthshire, base is Nevill Hall hospital

     An exciting and rewarding role for a compassionate and self-motivated person.

    Age Cymru Gwent, HDS provides essential support to individuals 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 service user, 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.

    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

    Our staff enjoy 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, and a generous pension scheme.

    Closing date: 25th June 2021

  • IOPP– Integrated Older Persons Pathway, Care Facilitator

    SALARY: £9.76 per hour

    HOURS: 20 hour per week

    LOCATION: Newport, based in St Woolos hospital

    An exciting and rewarding role for an enthusiastic, compassionate and self-motivated individual.

    The IOPP service provides a high standard of practical support and encouragement during the review process, to meet patient’s needs and to implement an effective staying well plan.

    The role of the facilitator includes visiting patient’s in their own homes, assessing their needs, give encouragement and provide emotional and practical support, during their review process, To work with multiple agencies – Primary Care, Community and the third Sector ensuring positive focused outcomes for service delivery.

    To provide advice and signposting to other appropriate community services and assisting with applications of benefits such as Attendance Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Blue Badge and Council Tax.  

    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

    Our staff enjoy 25 days annual leave, 8 public holidays, and a generous pension scheme.

    Closing date: 25th June 2021

  • HOME SUPPORT WORKER

    LOCATION: Caerphilly Borough and Blaenau Gwent Borough

    SALARY: £8.91 ph

    HOURS: Minimum contract 4 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 16 hours per week as required.

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual. The purpose of this role is to provide home support to older people within the Caerphilly & Blaenau Gwent Boroughs. You will assist in the provision of effective, high quality home support, helping older people to live independently in their communities. The successful candidate will be empathetic, naturally well organised and able to work with a flexible attitude.

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

    You must hold a full driving licence with appropriate business user insurance and be willing to use your own car. Travel time and expenses are paid.

    Closing date: Friday 30th May 2021

  • HOME SUPPORT WORKER

    LOCATION: Newport Borough

    SALARY: £8.91 per hour

    HOURS: Minimum contract 6 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 16 hours per week as required.

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual. The purpose of this role is to provide home support to older people within the Newport Borough. You will assist in the provision of effective, high quality home support, helping older people to live independently in their communities. The successful candidate will be empathetic, naturally well organised and able to work with a flexible attitude.

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

    You must hold a full driving licence with appropriate business user insurance and be willing to use your own car. Travel time and expenses are paid.

    Closing date: Friday 30th May 2021

  • VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

    Please follow the below link to see our volunteer vacancies;

    Age Cymru Gwent | Volunteer with us (ageuk.org.uk)

  • APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEES

    Age Cymru Gwent is looking for enthusiastic individuals with relevant skills and experience to join its board and help steer the charity’s future development in an ever tougher funding climate.

    We would particularly welcome applications from those with expertise or experience in the legal profession, or have been working with carers of older people, or have been a primary carer themselves.

    For the last 40 years we have worked across the local authorities of Gwent providing first-class services to over 50’s. We work with older people from all walks of life helping them to remain independent. Our Board of Trustees works closely with the senior management team to help achieve our goals and keep in close touch with our service staff to help keep a keen appreciation of our work with our service users.

    We liaise with hospitals, local authorities and partner organisations to make sure our services answer the needs of our older people. In addition to direct care and advocacy, we provide information and community support which last year, helped our service users realise more than £7million in unclaimed benefits.

    We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and staff and our reputation as an employer of choice. We work to develop and train our workforce including our volunteers, to deliver the best possible service while developing their career.

    How to Apply

    Please send application form and short covering letter outlining your interest in the role and the skills you would bring to g.gordon@agecymrugwent.org - Chief Executive Officer, Gail Gordon.

    For additional information or an informal chat please call Gail Gordon on 01633 763330.

  • ASSESSMENT OFFICER - RESPITE CARE SERVICE

    REPORTS TO:   Team Leader

    HOURS:              16 hrs per week

    SALARY:             SCP 14  £9.67

    BASE:                 St Woolos

    JOB PURPOSE

     To assess the individual needs of carers, complete a comprehensive and detailed assessment and assign a suitable care worker. Monitor operational care worker hours, carry out carers reviews and maintain accurate records.  Update service user’s records, to meet CIW Inspections and statistical records for Service Level Agreements.    

     

  • SENIOR HOUSING SUPPORT WORKER

    LOCATION: Newport Borough

    SALARY: £10.31 per hour

    HOURS: Minimum contract 18.5 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 37 hours per week.

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual working within our Lighthouse 55+ team. The purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day support to the Team Leader, risk assessing, prioritising, and allocating referrals to the team, as well as compiling accurate statistical reports. You will be the first line of contact for the rest of the team as they provide housing-related support to service users, offering additional support through coaching and mentoring. You will also manage your own caseload and 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: Friday 2nd July 2021

  • HOUSING SUPPORT WORKER (TWO POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

    LOCATION: Newport Borough

    SALARY: £9.76 per hour

    HOURS: Minimum contracts of 24 hours per week, but regular overtime up to 37 hours per week.

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual working within our Lighthouse 55+ team. The purpose of this role is to provide housing-related support to older people within the Newport 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: Friday 2nd July 2021