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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

Counselling Coordinator

Location:                     20 St. Ann’s Square, Manchester

Hours:                         28 hours a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm

Salary:                         £24,205 pro rata (£7,820 actual)

Contract:                     An initial 21-week contract with the possibly of an extension, subject to funding

We are looking for an experienced Counselling Coordinator to assist the Counselling Manager with the day to day running of the service, ensuring clients are provided with a high quality, professional service that is appropriate to their needs.

Responsibilities will include conducting initial client assessments, promoting the service to health and social care professionals, assisting with quality assurance and monitoring and assisting with the recruitment of volunteer counsellors.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a qualified Counsellor with at least 6 month’s practical experience
  • Be able to conduct initial client assessments
  • Be a member of the BACP
  • Have a demonstrated understanding of the needs of older people using the service
  • Have a caring, empathetic and professional demeanour

This role is funded for an initial period of 21 weeks, with the possibility of an extension to this contract (subject to funding).

To apply, please complete the below application. 

Application pack

Age UK Manchester - Counselling Coordinator JD - February 2021.doc

paidapplication-form-2018.doc

Email terri.torevell @ageukmanchester.org.uk with your completed application. Deadline for applications is 4:00pm 11th March. Provisional date for interviews is 15th March.

Home Care Coordinator (Brunswick Village)

Location: Brunswick Village, M13 9PE

Salary: £18,766 plus extra for on-call duties

Hours of work: Mon- Fri 8.30am – 4.30pm (excluding lunch). Occasional weekend work and on call duties required, which will be paid separately.

We are looking for a motivated and dynamic individual to assist with the start up and day to day running of an exciting new home care scheme for the Central Manchester Area.

The ideal candidate will have

  • At least 2 years experience of working in a care setting
  • A formal care qualification – NVQ 2 or equivalent
  • Have a clean, full driving licence
  • Good IT skills (previous experience of using care related software preferable)

To apply, please complete the below application.

Application pack

CareCo-Ordinator JD(2).doc

PaidApplicationForm-Template.doc

Email michelle.mckinney@ageukmanchester.org.uk with your completed application or for more details.

Home Carers

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 our Home Care Centres:

Wythenshawe Team: 0161 637 8898

Openshaw Team: 0161 914 9623

Alternatively, email enquiries@ageukmanchester.org.uk, indicating which Team you are interested in joining.

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.