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Working for Age UK Doncaster

Age UK Doncaster is a local independent charity with 30 staff members. We help over 1500 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.

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

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Senior Home Care Support Worker

Can you join us in our mission to take the fear out of ageing?

About us

Age UK Doncaster is a local charity with over 30 years of experience supporting older people in Doncaster. We are dedicated to carrying out this mission through supporting and providing a wide range of services, projects and activities.

About the role

As Senior Home Care Support Worker you will work within the team to facilitate and provide person-centred support based on service users individual outcomes and provide guidance and support to Home Care Support Workers. This will be carried out in accordance with legislative and contractual standards and obligations in accordance with our Policy framework and our vision, mission and values.

About You

Along with the experience, skills and knowledge set out in our essential criteria, you will support our vision and mission through our values and be able to say:

I am courageous – I can embrace the day to day challenges we face and support our team to champion the rights of older people to lead fulfilling lives.

I am respectful – I understand and celebrate that we are all individuals at different stages in our journey. I am kind, supportive, patient and able to actively listen.

I am effective – I am reliable, organised and professional. I am dedicated to ensuring we deliver the highest quality service possible to achieve individual’s agreed outcomes.

Is this you? Then this is the opportunity you have been looking for. Join our team and support us to be resilient and excellent so we can achieve our mission and make Doncaster a better place to age.

In line with our ethos and conforming to legislation, Age UK Doncaster actively welcomes applications from all regardless of age, disability, sex, gender re-assignment, pregnancy, parenthood, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because someone is married or in a civil partnership.

Hours: 42 hours per fortnight on an alternate 3 and 4 day week rota consisting of early shifts 7am -1pm and late shift 3pm to 9pm. This post includes alternate weekends and flexibility will be required to meet the needs of the service.                     

Salary: £8.90 per hour

Closing Date: Monday 14th October 2019. Interviews taking place on 23rd October.

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Mission, Values and Vision

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Trustee

Age UK Doncaster is the leading local charity working with and for older people in Doncaster to make the most of later life. Our mission is to promote the wellbeing of all older people and to help make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.  With a new Chief Executive and a growing ambition, this is an exciting time to become part of this charity.

We are seeking new trustees, including a treasurer, to join our small but committed board in order to help us achieve the most positive outcomes for the older people of Doncaster.

Previous experience as a trustee is desirable and we are especially interested in hearing from people with financial or legal experience.  Candidates with substantial experience of volunteering are also of particular interest.  Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and be expected to undertake relevant training.

In line with our ethos and conforming to legislation, Age UK Doncaster actively welcomes applications from all regardless of age, disability, sex, gender re-assignment, pregnancy, parenthood, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, or because someone is married or in a civil partnership.

To apply, please submit a CV and supporting statement outlining why you are interested in becoming one of our trustees and what you will bring to the role to admin@ageukdoncaster.org.uk.  You can use the same email address to arrange an informal discussion with our Chief Executive, Chair or other board member.

 

Domestic Cleaners

We have vacancies for Cleaners to carry out domestic cleaning tasks in the homes of older people in the Cantley, Bessacarr, Intake, Wheatley and Wheatley Hills areas. Own transport desirable. Various working patterns available - will be discussed at interview.

Benefits of working with Age UK Doncaster

A DBS Enhanced Disclosure will be required for these posts.

Age UK Doncaster is committed to equality and diversity.

To apply download the application pack or contact us on 01302 812345

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Homecare Support Worker

Join our team as a Homecare Support Worker and you will be part of a skilled and professional team dedicated to promoting individual's independence, dignity and choice. As a Homecare Support Worker you will be primarily supporting service users within their own homes with various aspects of their daily live. Support can range from domestic tasks, shopping and social activities to personal care, continence management and assistance with medication.

We can offer;

  • Regular Working Patterns
  • Full Training
  • Qualifications while you work
  • Rate of pay £8.40 per hour
  • Travel Time paid at £8.40 per hour.
  • Guaranteed minimum contracted hours

No experience is necessary as we offer a thorough induction course which includes shadowing with an experienced Homecare Support Worker. You will also be supported to gain your RQF level 2 / 3 in Health and Social Care which is a nationally recognised qualification.

We have full and part time hours available, offering regular working patterns and alternate weekend working.

 

A DBS Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this post.

If this post interests you and you believe you have the right values for Age UK Doncaster then you can apply by downloading and returning the application form below to admin@ageukdoncaster.org.uk or by post to our main office. 

alternatively you can contact us at 01302 812345

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