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The team at Age UK Medway is one that has been going for over 45 years. This means that over those 45+ years we've built up a high quality team of paid staff and volunteers who work tirelessly to provide the high quality service that our clients expect.

If you'd like to become part of our highly passionate team and you also strive for excellence in what you do, why not take a look at the opportunities below.

Community Care Worker - Medway or Faversham

As a Community Care Worker you will be working as part of a strong team of carers who provide care and support to clients at their home. You will be assisting clients with everything from getting washed and dressed in the morning, to preparing a meal for lunch or tea, and assisting clients into bed of an evening.

The following attributes are required:

        • Empathy and experience of working with older people
        • A valid UK driving license and have access to a vehicle is preferable, but we will consider walking staff
        • Own a smart phone
        • An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or willing to work towards

We offer:

        • Enhanced rates of pay for evenings and weekends
        • DBS, training and uniforms all paid for by Age UK Medway
        • Starting salary: £9.07 to £9.70 per hour dependent on qualifications and experience (rates effective from 1st April 2020)
        • Petrol paid 45p per mile
        • Paid time travelling between calls (at £8.72 per hour equivalent rate)
        • Full time/part time contracts
        • Pension scheme
        • Healthcare scheme with Simplyhealth
        • Further qualifications

As an organisation we maintain high quality standards, rated as good by CQC. Everyone within Homecare contributes to ensuring the clients experience is a positive one. This is also the reason that a lot of our carers have worked with us for 16 years or more.

Please call 01634 572616 and speak to our recruitment team for an application pack which must be completed for this position. Alternatively you can email  recruitment@ageukmedway.org.uk, or you can download an application pack below:

Click here for a Medway application pack.

Click here for a Faversham application pack.

 

Day Centre Cook

As a Day Centre Cook you will manage and run a busy kitchen, ensuring all environmental health standards are met. You will be managing and supervising a small catering team in preparing, cooking and serving meals for day centre clients as well as for external meal delivery customers.

Hours: 30 hours per week, 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday (including 1 in 4 weekend rota).
Salary: Starting at £9.34 per hour

The following attributes are required:

  • Level 2 award in Food Safety
  • Up-to-date Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Previous catering experience; food preparation and cooking for large numbers
  • Experience of managing, leading and coordinating a team
  • Ability to work as part of that team, but also able to use own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • A flexible approach, with a willingness to provide cover for colleagues at short notice
  • Effective organisational skills, with ability to work under pressure

Closing date: 25th January 2021
Interviews: 8th February 2021

 

Covid-19 Risk Assessment

We have carried out a Covid-19 Risk Assessment, to ensure all measures are taken to prevent the spread of the virus.