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Age UK Exeter are pleased to announce we are looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. Following the retirement of our previous Treasurer, we are pleased to welcome applications to join our Board in this rewarding and impactful role. You can find more information about the charity, the role description and person specification, and details of how to apply in our Treasurer Recruitment Pack. While all applications will be judged on merit alone, we especially welcome applications from individuals from communities currently under-represented on our Board and across the charity sector.

Treasurer Pack: auke-treasurer-recruitment-pack-250422.pdf (

To apply

Please download an application pack below and return it to our email address


Phone us on 01392 202092 and we can send you an application pack in the post or email you one.


Home Support Workers


Come and join our Enabling and Home Support team as a Home Support Worker. Provide a service to older people in Exeter that promotes their independence, health, and mental well-being. Supporting them to work towards personalised outcomes.

  1. Main Duties:

To work with individuals on a range of tasks.

o Support to go shopping and other engagements.

o Support with domestic daily living tasks, including light cleaning.

o Support with paperwork, finances and correspondence.

o Befriending, advising and signposting to other agencies.

o Other similar tasks.

Tasks will not include personal care tasks such as washing or dressing.
  1. Probationary Period:6 months from commencement of post.
  2. Pension:Staff aged between 22 and state retirement age earning above the threshold for income tax will be automatically enrolled into the Scottish Widows Age UK pension scheme based on a 5% contribution by both employer and employee. Staff may opt out of the scheme within 30 days of receiving the scheme’s joiner pack for a full refund of any contribution made. Other staff may opt to join the scheme upon request.
  3. Notice:One month’s notice will be required in writing by either side. One week during the probationary period.
  4. Travel:Mileage will be paid between clients at a rate of 40p per mile. It will not be paid from home to first client or last client to home. Mileage will also be paid for occasions when the client is escorted out in your car.
  5. Annual Leave:6 weeks including public holidays
  6. Pay Rates: Pay rates between £9.60 - £10.20 per hour.

For an informal discussion concerning the post please contact Karen Brooks, the Enabling & Home Support Service Manager on 01392 455606

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for interview. In the interests of economy, we regret we are unable to acknowledge other applications.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS

In return we offer you the opportunity to become one of our Home Support Team Members, what we can offer you:

  • Full induction programme before starting in the community
  • Regular 1-1 support meetings as well as team meetings
  • Paid annual leave
  • Paid mileage between clients
  • Job satisfaction

To apply

Please download an application pack below and return it to our email address


Phone us on 01392 202092 and we can send you an application pack in the post or email you one.

How to apply for a vacancy with Age UK Exeter
Age UK Exeter is a local independent charity. We help over 1,500 local older people every year, offering activities, events, day services, carer support, befriending and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

Guidance for applicants

We do not accept CVs. Please only use the application form below, adding additional pages where necessary. If you add additional pages please ensure that your name and the position applied for is clearly marked at the top of each additional page. Application forms must be completed in black ink or typescript. All parts of the Application Form must be completed.

Before completing the Application Form please carefully read through the job description and person specification. Your completed application should demonstrate that you have the skills and attributes outlined in the person specification, including examples of how and when you have used them. 

Age UK Exeter is committed to safeguarding the people we work with and their families. The job description will indicate if the position is subject to a DBS check.


If you want to apply for a vacancy with Age UK Exeter, please download and read the documents below, complete the Application Form and return it to us.

Guidance for Applicants

Safer Staff Recruitment Policy

Staff Development Policy

Information about Age UK Exeter

Application Form