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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 

  • 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 

  • Hospital & Discharge Community Team Administrator

    We are looking for someone with a calm telephone manner and the ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing, to provide administrative support to the Hospital Discharge & Community Team which works with patients being discharged from Northampton General Hospital and being managed by GPs and District Nurses.

    You will provide administrative support to the Coordinator, working with computerised database and systems to monitor the service.  You will contact clients on a regular basis by telephone, providing a welfare check service and ensuring that any emergency needs are met.  Come and join our busy team and help us improve life for older people using the hospital in Northampton.

    £9.12 per hour 

  • Hospital & Discharge Community Team Support Worker

    We are recruiting a part-time Support Worker to join our Hospital & Discharge Community Team to provide support to older people living in Wellingborough and Daventry who are at risk of hospitalisation or becoming dependent upon statutory and/or institutional care.

    You must be able to work alone but also as part of a team.  You must have empathy for older, vulnerable people and an understanding of the behaviour of others, and the contributory factors behind it.  Good interpersonal skills and the ability to record accurately, both verbally and in writing, are essential.  A good knowledge of services available to older people in Northamptonshire would be useful and experience of care work is desirable.  Car driver and access to a car is essential.

    This role will primarily cover two days in Daventry and surrounding area, one day support in Wellingborough and surrounding area. You will need to be flexible to cover other areas of Northamptonshire.

    £9.71 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 

  • 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.

    If you like meeting people and helping them get more out of life, you would find this a rewarding part-time job.

    £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.  Ideally you should have experience of working with older people and must be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the service.  Our Toenail Cutters develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with their clients and earn their trust.  You must be able to maintain confidential information and have a professional, caring approach at all times.

    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.

    £9.12 per hour