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Work for us and make a positive difference 

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 260 employees [April 2022], most of whom work part-time.  Every year we support around 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 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!

Work for us and make a positive difference

  • Care Assistant, Extra Help Team

    This is an opportunity to join a caring and supportive team, to make a real difference to families at a challenging time and to achieve immense job satisfaction.  We need a Care Assistant to work a regular shift pattern in our Extra Help at the End of Life Service.  This is a varied role which involves personal care tasks as required which may include personal washing and changing clothing. 

    £10.31 per hour 

  • Domestic Care Support Worker (permanent)

    We need a caring reliable person to provide holiday and sickness cover to the most vulnerable clients of our Home Care Cleaning Service. Six hours per working day, Wednesday to Friday. Enjoy working flexibly and enable older people to live independently in their own homes.

    £9.50 per hour 

  • Gardener

    Do you enjoy trimming hedges, cutting lawns and keeping paths clear of weeds? 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.

    £9.50 per hour 

We're looking for friendly, professional people

  • Co-ordinator, Collaborative Care Team

    We are looking for someone with experience of working with older people and who can demonstrate the ability to work in a non-judgemental manner to enable them to regain their independence.  This is a varied role where you can use your own initiative to get the best for your clients.

    £22,857 pa 

  • Hospital Discharge & Community Team, Support Worker

    We need a caring, confident person to join our small team that provides support to older people who are at risk of hospitalisation or becoming dependent on statutory and/or institutional care.  Sometimes making a telephone call or giving someone the confidence to join a weekly Tai Chi class can turn their life around.  Come and make a difference.

    £10.31 per hour 

  • Toenail Cutting Service Worker

    We need to recruit caring, reliable people to provide a toenail service to clients in their own 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.

    £9.71 per hour 

Join our expanding team and make a difference

  • Day Care Assistants

    Do you enjoy working with older people?  Would you like to work at our day centres and in the community, providing a high standard of care to some of the most vulnerable people in the community?  Join our hardworking team of friendly, committed carers and make a positive difference to someone every day.

    £9.71 per hour 

  • Minibus Driver

    Are you easy going and conscientious?  Do you like making a positive difference in your work?  We need to recruit a caring, trustworthy person to drive our specially adapted minibuses to convey older people to and from their homes to our day centres. You will be based in Northampton and drive throughout the county.  Come andd brighten an older person's day every day at work.

    £9.71 per hour 

  • 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.

    £9.50 per hour 

We need enthusiastic, caring people

  • Domestic Care Worker (zero-hour contract)

    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. No personal care is involved, just a willingness to do a good job and provide a reliable service.

    £11.10 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.