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Location:   based at School Road, Kettering, covering Kettering and surrounding areas

Rate of pay:  £8.67 per hour

25 hours per week: over four or five days a week Monday to Friday

About the role

We are looking for someone to join our Collaborative Care Team that provides practical and emotional support to vulnerable older people, helping them to avoid hospital admissions or the need to move into residential care.  By supporting people with day-to-day tasks such as shopping for groceries, making doctor's appointments and generally keeping well, you can help people maintain their independence and enjoy living in their own home.

About you

You must have a good standard of general education and have experience of working with older people.  We  need someone with the ability to work flexibly and with access to a car.  This is a job which can be very satisfying, where you can have a huge positive effect on a person's wellbeing by using your initiative and being empathetic.  You will be confident in making telephone calls and be good at problem solving and working collaboratively with other organisations.

How to apply for our job 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 recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
31 Billing Road
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 5DQ

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted.  For more information about this role and working for Age UK  Northamptonshire, call us on 01604 611200 or email recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Closing date for applications:  Friday 21st June, 1pm
Interviews: to be arranged based on numbe of applications received

Job description (720 KB)

 Application form (Word doc 152 KB)

 Application form (PDF version 264 KB)

 Equal opportunities policy (95 KB)