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Help us to support people across Herefordshire & Worcestershire.

See our latest vacancies below.

Working for Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire

Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire is a local independent charity and brand partner of Age UK. We help over 1,500 local older people every year, offering activities, events, befriending, information and advice. If you want to make a difference in people's lives take a look at our current vacancies below.

At Age UK H&W we recruit people who:

  • Treat all older people fairly and with respect.
  • Are committed to what they do
  • Promote positive attitudes to ageing
  • Are flexible to thinking from a new perspective

If there are no current vacancies listed below, please take a look at other ways of getting involved, including all our volunteer roles, here.

 

  • Help at Home Assistants

    Are you passionate about helping to improve the quality of life for older people and would like to help us to promote choice, opportunity and independence in your new role?

    We are actively recruiting for help at home assistants in Evesham, Pershore, Worcester City, Malvern and surrounding Villages.

    Flexible hours are available, we are seeking applicants who would like 15 or more hours per week. Clients usually require assistance between 9-5pm Monday to Friday. We cannot guarantee a set number of hours when you start employment, however, we will work towards building your client base on the number of hours you require.

    Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car for these roles.

    The hourly rate  is £9.51.

    If you are caring, reliable, practical and can go the extra mile for older people to remain independent in their own home we'd love to hear from you. 

    Full details are here:  

  • Communications, Marketing & Fundraising Manager

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced communications professional to join us and support our mission of making Herefordshire and Worcestershire a better place to grow older.

    As Communications, Marketing and Fundraising Manager you will work with colleagues to develop a communications plan to help us reach more clients and make best use of a variety of channels to do this.  Reporting to the CEO, you will bring the creativity and attention to detail needed to raise our profile and effectively support our operational delivery. 

    You will identify priorities and opportunities for fund raising and support the bid writing process.

    Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire is a great place to work and this post offers the right candidate a flexible working environment where no two days are ever the same!  You will also benefit from the support of an experienced leadership team and opportunities for development.

    Closing date: 10th July 2022
    Interview date:
     20th July 2022

  • Dementia Support Assistant

    Building on the success of our meeting centre for those living with dementia at Droitwich, and one for our armed forces veterans in Hereford. We have recently opened Kidderminster, and Stourport with other centres opening in Bromsgrove and Redditch shortly.

    Meeting Centres provide a safe, social and stimulating non-clinical environment for people living with mild to moderate dementia, and support their family members and carers. All the activities and daily discussions are designed to interact and engage with the members.

    The ultimate objective of the meeting centres is to give members and carers the tools and emotional support to adapt to the diagnosis, and for their continued wellbeing to live well with dementia.

    We are looking for a part time Dementia Assistant to join our friendly team. You will need professional or personal experience of supporting someone with dementia or memory impairment, and of delivering person centred support and activities. We are looking for someone who has the ability to communicate effectively (verbal and non-verbal) and who has a patient and empathetic approach.

    You will be working 6hrs on Tuesdays in Bromsgrove and 6hrs in Redditch. Applicants will be considered for one or both days stated.You will need to be able to travel and have transport to the different sites.  

    This role is for 12 hours a week and the salary is £5,935per annum/ £18,298 FTE

    Closing Date: 4th July 2022, but may end early if a suitable applicant is found.

Contact us about our current vacancies:

Telephone: 0800 008 6077

Email: jobs@ageukhw.org.uk 

  • Benefits support volunteer

    To provide a tailored service to meet the needs of individual clients  supporting and helping them to complete benefits forms for example: Attendance Allowance and Blue Badges.

    The most important qualities we are looking for are good communication skills, an eye for detail and IT skills.

    Working hours: Flexible, ideally one day a week

    You'll find more details, person specification and an application form here or contact volunteering@ageukhw.org.uk

    As a volunteer at Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire you will receive a full induction and training for your specific role, including our in-house certificated Bitesize training, and a DBS check where necessary.

     

  • Young Onset Dementia support volunteer

    You'll be working with our friendly Living Well team to support people who have mild to moderate dementia, their families and carers. This is a very rewarding role, providing tailored one to one support for someone who has received a diagnosis of dementia under the age of 65.

    The most important qualities we are looking for are patience and an understanding attitude.

    Working hours: Flexible.

    You'll find more details, person specification and an application form here or contact volunteering@ageukhw.org.uk

    As a volunteer at Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire you will receive a full induction and training for your specific role, including our in-house certificated Bitesize training, and a DBS check where necessary.

  • Dementia support volunteer

    To help our team support more older people in the county to adapt and live well with mild dementia. You'll need to have patience and an understanding attitude.

    Working hours: Flexible, ideally one or two days per week

    You'll find more details, person specification and an application form here or contact volunteering@ageukhw.org.uk

    As a volunteer at Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire you will receive a full induction and training for your specific role, including our in-house certificated Bitesize training, and a DBS check where necessary.

  • MCST support volunteer

    Help us to improve the quality of life for older people by giving Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST) to people with a diagnosis of dementia. 

    The most important qualities we are looking for are patience and an understanding attitude.

    Working hours: Flexible, the team deliver sessions once a week at our meeting centres.

    You'll find more details, person specification and an application form here or contact volunteering@ageukhw.org.uk

    As a volunteer at Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire you will receive a full induction and training for your specific role, including our in-house certificated Bitesize training, and a DBS check where necessary.

  • Dementia Meeting centre volunteer

    You'll be working with our friendly Living Well team to provide practical support for people who have mild to moderate dementia, their families and carers. This is a very rewarding role, which will involve joining in activities sessions, helping with refreshments and providing the right safe and social environment for clients at the centres.

    The most important qualities we are looking for are patience and an understanding attitude.

    Working hours: 5 hours in Kidderminster and/or 5 hours in Stourport each week.

    You'll find more details, person specification and an application form here or contact volunteering@ageukhw.org.uk

    As a volunteer at Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire you will receive a full induction and training for your specific role, including our in-house certificated Bitesize training, and a DBS check where necessary.

Do you work in finance? Could you be our next trustee?

We have recently welcomed a number of new Trustees to the Board, so only have one vacancy at the moment. We are looking to recruit someone with finance experience.  Please note this is a voluntary unpaid role. 

You'll find more information about us and our Trustees in our information pack and we always welcome people getting in touch with us for an informal chat before you complete a formal application form.

AgeUK HW Trustee information pack Jan 22.pdf

AgeUK HW Trustee application form Jan 22.doc