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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.

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

 

Current Vacancies with Age Cymru Gwent

  • Support Worker, Hospital Discharge Service (Two Positions Available)

    Salary: £8.98 per hour

    Hours: 16 hour per week

    Location:

    1 x position is based in Monmouthshire

    1 x position is based in 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.

    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

    Closing date: 29th January 2021

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  • Team Leader, Hospital Discharge Service Caerphilly

    Salary: £11.60 per hour

    Hours: 20 hours per week

    Location: Blackwood

    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: 29th January 2021

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  • Engagement and Wellbeing Co-ordinator

    Salary: £9.53 per hour

    Hours: 16 hours per week

    Location: Monmouthshire

    Age Cymru Gwent provides essential support to older people throughout the Gwent area.

    This role will involve planning and implementing a programme of activities for older people at various community locations across Monmouthshire. You will be responsible for taking appropriate referrals, engaging with service users and encouraging involvement as well as completing risk assessments and keeping accurate records to assist with monitoring. You will be required to drive the minibus or act as an escort on the bus if required and support the Team Leader with the supervision of 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 for work purposes. You should also hold a category B driving licence which automatically gives you a D1 (101) entitlement. This allows you to drive a minibus with up to 16 passenger seats. 

    Closing date: 29th January 2021

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  • Housing Support Worker (Two Positions Available)

    Salary: £9.76 per Hour

    Hours:

    1 x 18.5 hour post

    1 x 24 hour post

    Regular overtime available

    Location: Newport

    An exciting role for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual. The purpose of the role is to provide housing-related support to older people within the Newport area. 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: 22nd January 2021

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  • Robins Administrator

    Salary: £8.98 per hour

    Hours: 20 per week

    Location: St Woolos Newport

    Age Cymru Gwent provides essential support to older people throughout the Gwent area.

    In this role you will be providing comprehensive administrative support to the Robins Volunteer Service and Team Leader which includes completing and updating the organisation data base. You will be responsible for dealing with all telephone and written enquiries, liaising with hospital staff and external agencies as appropriate. You will support the Team leader with the completion of appropriate pre- employment checks for volunteers and also supporting the volunteers in the absence of the Team leader.

    The post holder will be required to undergo a DBS check before starting work.

    Closing date: 29th January 2021

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  • How To Apply

    To apply for any of these vacancies please complete the application form below and return it, by the relevant closing date,

    to HR@agecymrugwent.org or

    Age Cymru Gwent, 12, Baneswell Road, Newport NP20 4BP. 

     

    Thank you.  

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