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Current Vacancies

Support Worker (Charity / Adult Care)

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark are looking for a Support Worker to escort service users to and from their Day Centre in Southwark, deliver a programme of day care activities, and to ensure their personal, social and cultural needs are met.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the needs and issues affecting older people including dementia awareness, and have worked or lived experience of caring. They will be able to work as part of a team and travel within Southwark and Lewisham. Great interpersonal skills required along with the ability to work to Age UK Lewisham and Southwark’s values to empower and enable older people to lead fulfilled lives.

Location London SE1 (on-site)
Salary £13.50 per hour
Hours Full-time
Contract type Permanent
Closing date 9am on 17th June 2024

For more information, including how to apply, please visit our posting on Charity Jobs here.


Volunteer-Led Services Manager

We're looking for a new Volunteer-Led Services Manager to lead our transport and befriending services as well as helping us to grow our team of volunteers across the whole organisation. 

Key responsibilities are:

  • Day to day oversight of our Volunteer Led Services (Community Connections Befriending, and Community Connections Transport and Care Home Befriending)
  • Line management of Befriending and Transport teams
  • To further develop these projects and ensure user/volunteer involvement
Location Lewisham (hybrid)
Salary £35,436 per annum
Hours Full-time
Contract type Permanent
Closing date 9am on 1st July 2024

For more information, including how to apply, please visit our posting on Charity Jobs here.



Age UK Lewisham and Southwark enjoys an open and participative working environment.

We work to our core values of being supportive, professional and enterprising. These are reflected in the way we work with each other, our service users and through our business relationships. Teamwork, collective responsibility and delegated authority are central to this process. A key element of all roles is to develop and maintain the organisation's working ethos.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark strives to provide a supportive working environment for all staff and volunteers, in order that they can develop personally and professionally and acquire new skills. The contribution made by staff and volunteers in achieving the organisation's goals is recognised by all.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is an accredited London Living Wage employer

The London Living Wage is set by the Greater London Assembly, and its calculation takes into account the Joseph Rowntree Foundation Minimum Income Standard research in which members of the public identify what is needed for a minimum standard of living. This is then combined with an analysis of the actual cost of living including essentials like rent, council tax, childcare and transport to produce the London Living Wage figure.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is firmly committed to the principles of the Living Wage and is delighted to be accredited by the Living Wage Foundation. You can find out more about the scheme on their website.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is a Disability Confident employer

Disability Confident employers play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. They’re changing behaviour and cultures in their own businesses, networks and communities, and reaping the benefits of inclusive recruitment practices.

As a Disability Confident Committed Employer we have committed to:

  • ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible
  • communicating and promoting vacancies
  • offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
  • anticipating and providing reasonable adjustments as required
  • supporting any existing employee who acquires a disability or long term health condition, enabling them to stay in work
  • at least one activity that will make a difference for disabled people

Find out more about Disability Confident at: