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Working for Age UK Manchester

Age UK Manchester is an independent charity, supporting older people across Manchester. With over 100 members of staff, we help many local older people every year; providing information and advice, activities, events, and home support.

It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

If you are looking for an exciting new job opportunity, working for a forward thinking charity and have the attributes to meet the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required, we'd love to hear from you.

Current Vacancies

Shop Driver Vacancy

Based at our Gorton Shop on Garratt Way we are looking for an energetic and committed driver to collect and distribute donations including large, heavy items of furniture.

Must be able to drive a van with a heavy load and have a clean full Drivers Licence.

Preference will be given to an applicant with knowledge and experience of the Health and Safety Regulations.

Good local knowledge would be an advantage.

Send completed application forms to enquiries@ageukmanchester.org.uk

Shop Driver Job description

Shop Driver Person Specification

Age UK Manchester Application Form

Age UK Manchester Application Form

Support worker vacancy

Location: Openshaw Day Centre
Hours of Work: 35 hours from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Monday to Friday
Salary: £14,993 after successfully completing probation period rising to £15,955
Closing: Friday, 20 March 2020 at 12:00 noon

Support Worker required for Openshaw Day Centre to start as soon as possible.

You will be a motivated and dynamic individual with a commitment to providing a high quality service for older adults.

You must have an understanding of the needs of older people.

Preference will be given to candidates that can also demonstrate some or all of the following skills and experience.

Have a clean full driving licence with a D1 and a willingness to drive Age UK Manchester’s transport (mini bus) when required.

A basic understanding of mental health needs/issues.

A formal education qualification in care (for an appropriately experienced person, the opportunity will be given to obtain National Vocational Qualification Level 2 in care).

Interested in this vacancy, please complete an application form and email to colin.ratcliffe@ageukmanchester.org.uk

Due to the nature of the job and where it is situated the successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy should a suitable applicant be appointable.

Support Worker Job description

Support Worker Person Specification

Age UK Manchester Application Form

Assistant Chief Executive

£40,600 a year - Closing Date 13 March 2020

An opportunity for an experienced professional with the business skills to help manage and develop our care services, including day care, home care & residential care services, and ageing well activities. The successful candidate will also provide general management support and leadership to the wider work of the organisation which seeks to offer a “Relationship for Life” to older people in Manchester

Assistant Chief Executive Job description

Assistant Chief Executive Person Specification

Age UK Manchester Application Form

Home Care

Age UK Manchester recruits dedicated, committed Home Carers to work in all areas of Manchester. More about our Home Care Service can be found here.

Successful applicants will care for older people in their own homes as part of a care plan intended to help our clients achieve maximum independence.

Applicants should hold a formal qualification in care or demonstrate a willingness to undertake training to at least NVQ Level II in Care.

For further information about any of our roles in care, please Contact us with details of your enqiuiry.

Residential Care

Age UK Manchester recruits dedicated, committed Residential Care staff to work at our Residential Care Home in Didsbury. More about Holmfield Residential Care Home can be found here.

Successful applicants care for older people in our Holmfiled Residential Home, ensuring residents can continue their life with privacy and dignity, whist receiving the highest standard of care.

Applicants should hold a formal qualification in care or demonstrate a willingness to undertake training to at least NVQ Level II in Care.

For further information about any of our roles in care, please Contact us with details of your enqiuiry.