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We welcome all applicants regardless of age and are an equal opportunities employer

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Working for Age UK Northamptonshire

We are a local independent charity with around 270 employees, most of whom work part-time.  Every year we support over 15,000 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 makes a positive difference to older people throughout the county, we'd love to hear from you.

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

Now is a great time to join us!

We need enthusiastic, caring people

  • Regular Giving Coordinator

    Do you care about older people and feel more should be done to stop them feeling lonely?  Do you want a job where you can make a positive difference in your community?  We are looking for an enthusiastic self starter to be responsible for developing and increasing the crucial income Age UK Northamptonshire receives from new and existing donors.  If you can organise legacy events to encourage new and existing supporters to leave a gift in their will, as well as promote regular and one-off giving at special events, this is the job for you.


    £11.20 per hour 

  • Minibus Driver

    We are recruiting caring, trustworthy people to drive our specially adapted minibuses to convey older people to and from their homes, so that they are able to enjoy attending our day centre.  You will look after older people visiting the day centre, supporting and liaising with other staff and volunteers to maintain high standards of care, at all times respecting the dignity of our clients and promoting their independence. You will also be required to meet all legal requirements relating to the vehicle operation.



    £9.12 per hour 

  • Information & Advice Team Leader

    We need someone with outstanding knowledge of IAQP procedures and AQS, national quality standards to manage our small Information & Advice team.  You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the team and support I&A development across the organisation. This role will also ensure national standards and guidelines are adhered to at all times, raising quality issues with Information & Advice Officers and leading the registration process.


    £12.60 per hour 

Work for us and make a positive difference

  • Post Hospital Care Assistant

    Do you have hands-on experience of care work?  This is a varied role where you will work in partnership with other Age UK Northamptonshire teams at Kettering General Hospital and be involved in the assessment process of patients before they are discharged from hospital.

    You will work with clients in their own homes and provide the appropriate care that enables them to make the most of life. 

    £9.71 per hour 

  • Domestic Care Workers

    Our Home Care Cleaning Service makes a huge difference to older people living independently in Northamptonshire. You can help our clients look after their home by cleaning the kitchen and bathroom and carrying out domestic tasks that keep the home safe and comfortable. If you like meeting people and keeping busy, this is the job for you. No personal care is involved, just a willingness to do a good job and provide a reliable service.

    £9.45 per hour 

  • Receptionist

    We are looking for a part-time receptionist to join our friendly team at the William and Patricia Venton Centre in Northampton. We need someone who can provide a professional, welcoming and approachable welcome to all visitors to our building.

    £9.06 per hour 

We're looking for friendly, professional people

  • Information & Advice Officer

    We need to recruit an experienced advice worker to provide a high quality information and advice service to clients, their carers and/or other service providers. You will take live calls on the Information and Advice Line and carry out standard benefit assessments, inform clients of their entitlements and provide support with making appropriate claims. The post is largely office based, with some work in the community.

    £11.20 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.

    £8.91 per hour 

  • Services Manager

    We are looking for a self-motivated team player with senior management experience to lead and manage a range of teams, programmes and services throughout the county.  You will use your experience of working with the general public and your strategic skills to ensure that our services provide a high standard of care and support for older people.  The Services Manager must be someone who can inspire trust and confidence in their staff, motivating others to reach their potential.

    £31,457.40 pa 

Find a job where you can make a difference

  • 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.


    £8.91 per hour 

  • Hospital Support Worker

    Our KGH Support Service helps the hospital by supporting patients on the wards and in the Discharge Lounge.  We need to recruit someone to provide support to older patients and their carers at Kettering General Hospital and in the community.  This post will provide the practical and emotional support that enables patients to maintain their independence and improve their sense of wellbeing.  You must be able to drive the adapted vehicle to take people home from hospital.


    £9.12 per hour 

  • Toenail Cutting Service Worker

    We are recruiting caring, reliable people to provide a toenail service to older clients in their homes. This is a highly rewarding post where you can have a dramatic effect on people's wellbeing, helping them look after their feet and protect their health. This post will suit someone who prefers to work flexible hours and to be out and about in the community, not stuck behind a desk

    We are particularly looking for people in the Corby and Kettering area.

    £9.12 per hour 

Join our expanding team and make a difference

  • Social Prescribing Link Worker

    This is a full-time role working with GP surgeries across Triangle Primary Care Network (PCN) Rothwell, Desborough and Great Oakley.  As a Social Prescribing Link Worker you will take referrals from the GP surgeries and make referrals to a wide range of agencies, providing non medical support that enables clients to take control of their own wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes.  You will develop trusting relationships by giving people time and enabling them to focus on what matters to them.

    £12.60 per hour 

  • SPRING Link Workers

    Two full-time posts covering Kettering and Corby, based in Irthlingborough. We wish to recruit two people with experience of working directly in community development, adult health and social care, learning support or public health to join our expanding Social Prescribing team. As a SPRING Link Worker you will take referrals from, and make referrals to, a wide range of agencies within primary care networks, providing non medical support that enables clients to take control of their own wellbeing, live independently and improve their health outcomes.

    £12.60 per hour 

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.