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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 thousands of 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.

Employee benefits include 25 days of annual leave for full-time employees (pro rata for part-time roles) plus Bank Holidays and enrolment in the Reward Me Now shop discount scheme, giving employees discounts at several well-known high high street shops. 

We reserve the right to close any of the following adverts should a high quantity of applicants be received.

Current Vacancies

Home Carers

We have been awarded a new contract and as a result from September 2021 we have a new and exciting offer for Home Care Support Workers!

Support workers are required for our busy home care scheme across Manchester, caring for older people in their own home. Tasks ranging from personal care, medication prompt and befriending to domestic and meal preparation – all to ensure the person is safe and cared for in their own home. We are looking for staff to join our team who have a caring disposition and a professional, flexible outlook.

Full-time and part-time work is available in all areas of Manchester.

Previous care experience, either paid or unpaid, preferable but not essential as full training and support will be given.

Car drivers preferred but not essential.

The role offers:

  • £9.50 per hour and enhanced rates for weekends
  • Double pay for care provided on Bank Holidays
  • Colleague referral scheme - £200 if you refer a friend and they work for us for 3 months
  • Staff rewards scheme available - big discounts on store and online purchases!

There are also fantastic opportunities for career progression through our services for older people and to train for extended roles with enhanced rates of pay.

To apply, complete the below application form and send it to the Home Care Team you'd be interested in working from.

Application Form 

Night Care Assistant (Residential Care)

Salary: £8:91 basic per hour, with double-time paid for bank holidays and from 7:00 p.m. on Christmas and New Year's Eve 

We are recruiting for a Night Care Assistant at our Residential Care Home to join the committed, dedicated team in West Didsbury.

You would be working 3 to 4 nights a week on a 2 week rolling basis.

Ideally you will have experience of providing care and support to older people in a residential or community setting, with the ability to maintain a safe, clean and comfortable environment for older people who are resident at Holmfield. Full training will be provided so those with less experience but a wilingness to learn and a commitment to the values of Age UK Manchester should still apply.

Due to the nature of the business an Enhanced DBS check will be required and the successful applicant will need to be double vaccinated from 11th November 2021.

To apply for the role, please complete the below application form and email to jenny.Wickstead@ageukmanchester.org.uk. Or for more information, ring 0161 434 1480.

Application Form