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Location:   community - across Northamptonshire

Rate of pay:  £9.26 per hour plus 10% enhancement

Must be able to travel throughout Northamptonshire.

Hours of work:  Number of nights by agreement with the manager.

Would you make a great care worker?

We’re looking for people who are kind, caring and compassionate.  You don’t have to have care experience; we will support you to gain knowledge through training and increase your confidence by nurturing you so that you can provide the highest quality care overnight to patients who are at the end of their lives and to support them and their family at home.  What’s in it for you?  The opportunity to join a caring and supportive team, to make a real difference to families at a challenging time and to achieve immense job satisfaction.

Working for a charitable organisation can make a big difference to your role; we put the people we support first. 

Are you interested in finding out more about the role?  Give the team a ring on 07500 065 600.

About the role

This is a varied role which involves personal care tasks as required which may include personal washing and changing clothing, maintaining continence, meal preparation, changing sheets and bedclothes.  A full training programme is provided. The Extra Help Team provides high-quality care to people in the last days and weeks of life. The service works in collaboration with other health care professionals to give practical and emotional support as required. This care is part of a range of services that enable someone to die with dignity in their own home.

How to apply for our vacancies

Download our job application form and equal opportunities policy.  Complete either the Word or PDF version of the application form and either email to or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
31 Billing Road

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted. 

Closing date for applications:   open ended
Interviews:  to be arranged

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