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Working for Age UK Isle of Wight

Founded in 1973, we are a local, independent registered charity providing services to support Islanders aged 50+, their carers and families. We provide information, advice, and home support to promote wellbeing, resilience, and independence; empowering older people to live the life they choose.

Our vision is to work in partnership to enable older people on the Isle of Wight to live well, and independently, while not feeling isolated or lonely. Join our team and start making a difference!

Any vacancies that we currently have will be listed below; just click on the job title to see the full job description and person specification for each role. You can find out more about our employee benefits below.
If you have been out of work for a few years or are new to the workplace, don’t be put off from applying - you may have transferable skills; outline in your application how you think you are right for us.
If there are no current vacancies listed below, please take a look at the other ways you can get involved with us.

  • Support Workers - JAY

    Join our friendly team and help make a positive impact on the lives of our clients – we are seeking empathic, patient individuals to join our JAY (Just About You) home help service as casual Support Workers, helping clients all over the Isle of Wight maintain their independence and live comfortably in their own homes. Whether it’s assisting with shopping, cleaning, meal preparation, or simply providing companionship and taking them out for a cup of tea and cake, we are here to ensure our clients receive the support they require.  Available working hours between 9am and 5pm, hourly rate in line with Real Living Wage, no weekend or evening work, no personal care or medication administration. 

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Employee Benefits

Work/Life Balance

(permanent employees only)

  • 28 days paid annual leave, plus 3 days Christmas Shutdown, PLUS bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff)
  • Flexible or hybrid working options considered (part-time, job-share, compressed hours or working from home, where the role allows).


Discounts on everything from gym memberships to shopping to holidays via:

  • IW Council 1Leisure corporate membership discount – for savings on the Gold or Silver memberships at either The Heights, Medina Leisure Centre or Westridge Leisure Centre
  • Charity Worker Discounts – discounts and offers at various retailers
  • AON Age UK Discounts Portal - Exclusive Age UK Discounts for shopping, travel, home, and technology, days out, holidays and much more.
  • Tickets for Good – a ticketing platform that provides free and discounted event tickets for music, theatre, comedy and sports events to charity workers
  • As an employee of Age UK IW you will also be eligible to register yourself for a Blue Light Card - extensive discounts and cashback offers, online and on the high street, for thousands of shops, restaurants and brands
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - The programme has a 24/7 helpline to support with mental health and wellbeing, with services like counselling and practical support on money management, landlord disputes and more.
  • Additionally, (for permanent employees only) six months following your start date and once you have successfully completed your probation period, you will be enrolled to the fully funded employee health insurance scheme. This will enable you to reclaim the cost of things like dental and optical appointments.


  • As an accredited Living Wage Employer, we are committed to paying all our employees a fair wage that is responsive to the cost of living.
  • Company Sick Pay – (permanent employees only) amount dependent upon service length


  • Age UK IW currently provides a pension scheme with Legal & General. All employees are eligible to join the scheme, either via auto-enrolment or as a voluntary joiner. Your minimum pension contribution is 5% of your salary, automatically deducted every payday. AUKIW will contribute 3% to your pension pot.

Age UKIW are working towards being an Age Friendly Employer. They have made this a pledge to the Centre for Ageing Better.

The current priority is around Flexible Working, supporting managers to understand the opportunities within the recruitment process. This includes from job creation through to advert and job interview.

For more details, please call (01983)525282 or email

For more details and resources on how to become an Age Friendly Employer, please visit Age Friendly Island Current Projects