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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 158 salaried full-time and part-time employees, 36 casual workers and 73 Domestic Care Workers.  We also rely on 197 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

  • Domestic Care Worker Relief Support Role

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

    £10.65 per hour 

  • Day Care Coordinator

    We need a caring, confident person to lead our small team in Kettering, ensuring that older people attending our day centre have a positive experience and that we provide a high standard of care.

    30 hours per week

    £20,155 per annum 

  • 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.  

    £10.65 per hour 

  • Deputy Shop Manager Higham Ferrers

    Sundays only!  Come and help us run our lovely shop in the centre of Higham Ferrers.  As one of three part-time Deputy Shop Managers you will help manage our team of friendly volunteers and ensure the shop is tidy, well-stocked and a welcoming place to visit for customers and donors alike.

    £10.65 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."

Casual roles

  • Care Support at Home Support Worker

    Come and work for us and provide older people with company and support in their own home.  You can do a jigsaw puzzle together or potter in the greenhouse or look through family photo albums and reminisce about happy times.  You will also be providing support for their carer so that they can take a break.

    £12.17 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.

    £10.65 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.

    £12.17 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.

    £12.17 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!

    £10.65 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.

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