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Working for Age UK Northamptonshire

Age UK Northamptonshire is a local independent charity with around 270 employees, most of whom work part-time.  Every year we support over 14,000 older people and their families and help them make more of life.  If you would like to work for a charity that reduces loneliness and supports older people throughout the county, we'd love to hear from you.

If there are no current vacancies listed below, please see other ways you can get involved.

Current vacancies

  • Handyperson

    We need to recruit someone who can carry out practical tasks in the homes of older people that will help them live safely and independently.  If you have proven handyperson skills and can competently fit key safes, grabrails and stair rails, can remedy trip hazards and install personal alarm equipment, we'd love to hear from you. 

    This is a post for someone who likes to keep busy and be physically active.  You must be able to move furniture and do decorating work as well as carry out outdoor jobs such as clearing low-level gutters.  This post comes with a lot of job satisfaction as you will be carrying out tasks that make life easier and more enjoyable for older people.  You will cover Northampton and areas in the south of the county.

    £8.91 per hour 

  • Gardener

    Do you enjoy trimming hedges, cutting lawns and looking after shrubs?  Would you like to work outdoors and prefer flexible working hours?  We need enthusiastic, active people to help older people in Northamptonshire look after their gardens.

    You can take the worry out of keeping the garden tidy and also help keep older safer because paths are clear and branches are cut back. Having regular support also enables older people to enjoy their own garden. You may be asked to plant up pots and sow seeds if that is what they want.

    Come and work for a local independent charity and enjoy making a positive difference in your community.

    £8.91 per hour 

  • Age Well Co-ordinator

    We are recruiting someone to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to support older people in Corby and Kettering who are at risk of going into hospital or becoming dependent on institutional care. If you can work collaboratively and build alliances that encourage others to work together, this is the post for you. By working in a non-judgemental manner and using your excellent listening skills you can make a positive difference to vulnerable older people living in the area covered by Rockingham Forest Primary Care Network.

    £11.20 per hour 

  • Service Development Co-ordinator

    Come and join our Lifetime Activities team and help set up and support groups and clubs for older people in Northamptonshire.  By promoting positive relationships with other organisations in the county you will identify gaps in provision and take-up, as well as work with colleagues and external stakeholders to set up new activities.

    Bring your excellent interpersonal skills and experience of group work and motivating others to this new role, and help Age UK Northamptonshire make a positive difference to older people throughout the county.

    £11.20 per hours 

  • Service Promotion Co-ordinator

    Come and help us promote our charged-for services and work with organisations throughout the country to enable older people to benefit from those services. You will work with Age UK Northamptonshire staff and volunteers so that they have the knowledge and confidence to promote our charged-for services effectively.

    The role will include public speaking, giving presentations, using social media, printed literature and press and PR to promote the services. By nurturing positive relationships with the community and key stakeholders, and working closely with each of the leads and co-ordinators for the charged-for services, you will help to identify gaps both in provision and service take-up.

    This is a new and innovative post created by Age UK Northamptonshire as we invest in the future of our charged for services.

    £11.20 per hour 

  • Domestic Care Worker

    We need to recruit several caring, reliable people to help older people living in Northamptonshire look after their homes and stay independent.  If you enjoy housework and keeping busy this is a rewarding job where you know you are making a difference.

    Especially in Brackley - Corby - Daventry - Kingsthorpe

    You will be providing a vital service that suits our clients and enables them to make the most of life. Having a reliable, caring person to help with domestic cleaning makes a huge difference to older people who may have a health condition that restricts what they can do.  Not all our clients are in poor health or disabled but they all benefit from the reassurance of knowing that they can rely on Age UK Northamptonshire.  PPE will be supplied for this role.

    £9.45 per hour 

  • SPRING Link Workers

    Age UK Northamptonshire, the employer for these posts, is one of the social sector organisations that make up the SPRING Partnership.

    SPRING is a partnership of social sector organisations, commissioned by Northamptonshire Health & Care Partnership, to improve the wellbeing of people in Northamptonshire using Social Prescribing.

    We take a person-centred approach and a holistic view towards wellbeing. Our goal is to help people, using our Social Prescribing service, take a leap forward in managing their wellbeing and long-term health conditions.

    We are recuiting four SPRING Link Workers to empower people to take control of their health and wellbeing.  Come and join our expanding Social Prescribing team.

    £12.60 per hour 

  • SPRING Administrators

    Age UK Northamptonshire, the employer for these posts, is one of the social sector organisations that make up the SPRING Partnership.

    SPRING is a partnership of social sector organisations, commissioned by Northamptonshire Health & Care Partnership, to improve the wellbeing of people in Northamptonshire using Social Prescribing.

    We take a person-centred approach and a holistic view towards wellbeing. Our goal is to help people, using our Social Prescribing service, take a leap forward in managing their wellbeing and long-term health conditions.

    We are recruiting two Adminstrators to be the first point of contact for the SPRING service and to provide vital administrative support to the Link Worker team.

    £9.71 per hour 

  • CCT Support Worker

    Are you dedicated to making a difference? Do you enjoy working with older people? We would love to hear from you! We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and reliable people to help older people living at home regain their independence. You must have the ability to think on your feet and have great problem-solving skills. You must be pro-active and show initiative in terms of client support, whilst also understanding professional boundaries. We need someone who has a good understanding of the needs of older people and what problems they may face.

    You will need to be educated to GCSE level or equivalent with experience of working with older people and able to demonstrate the ability to work in a non-judgemental manner. Come and join our Collaborative Care team and use your experience and skills to improve later life in Northamptonshire.

    £9.71 per hour