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Working for Age UK Northamptonshire

We are a local independent charity providing services and support to around 18,000 older people and their families every year.  Our workforce is made up of 172 salaried full-time and part-time employees, 76 casual workers and 80 Domestic Care Workers [May 2024].  We also rely on 212 active volunteers to enable us to reduce loneliness and make a positive difference to older people throughout the county.

Whether you're ready for a career change, or you're just starting out and are not sure what you'd like to do, please get in touch for an informal chat about any of our paid vacancies.  Call us on 01604 611200.

Permanent roles

  • Floating Key Holder

    We need someone to provide management support at our eight shops across the county, helping to keep the shops open and running smoothly. This may be at short notice, so being flexible is a key requirement of this role. If you love retail and would like to make a positive difference to your community, this is the job for you.  

    £11.69 per hour 

  • Coordinator Collaborative Care Team

    The Collaborative Care Team aims to reduce the risk of vulnerable people needing crisis support.  If you are motivated by challenge and enjoy finding solutions to problems, this role would suit you.

    £26,782 per annum 

Casual roles

  • CSAH Support Worker

    We need caring, reliable people with excellent inter-personal skills.  You will work with the client in their own home, doing a variety of tasks, enabling them to get the best out of life.  Ideally you will have experience of care work or of working with older people, but it's not essential.  Making our clients feel valued is more important in this role.

    £13.36 per hour 

  • Handyperson

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

    £11.69 per hour 

  • Gardener

    We need reliable, active people to provide a garden maintenance service that takes the worry out of keeping a garden tidy for our clients.  If you have an interest in gardening and would like to help older people enjoy their garden, this is a flexible, part-time role that would suit you.

    £13.36 per hour 

Casual roles

  • Domestic Care Worker (zero hour contract)

    Come and make a huge difference to older people.  You can help our clients look after their home by cleaning the kitchen and bathroom and carrying out domestic tasks that enable them to live independently.  No personal care is involved, just a willingness to do a good job and provide a reliable service.

    £13.36 per hour 

  • Toenail Cutting Worker

    We need to recruit reliable, caring people to visit clients at home to provide a basic toenail-cutting service. We aim to provide a personal service, regardless of age or ability, in a safe environment that will enhance a person's mobility and comfort.  Come and meet new people and help them feel better!

    £11.69 per hour 

Tina says it's a nice charity to work for

"I like working in the small community and meeting regular and new customers. I've been made to feel welcome by all the lovely volunteers in the shop. People give us good feedback and I like knowing all the money raised in my shop stays in the county."

Find a job where you look forward to Monday morning

Work part-time, full-time or flexible hours with us and enjoy making a difference.

Call us on 01604 611200 for an informal chat about working for Age UK Northamptonshire.

Sara Boon has worked for us for nearly 20 years.

Working part-time in her local area suits Sara and she would recommend being a Domestic Care Worker to anyone who wants to make a positive difference in their community.

Read her story