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Location:   Northamptonshire - all locations

Rate of pay:  £11.69 per hour plus mileage allowance

Hours of work:  casual contract

About the role

To undertake handyperson, decorating and DIY-type work at the homes of older people in Northamptonshire to help them maintain a safe environment and keep their independence. This could involve fitting key safes, grabrails and installing personal alarm equipment, and also such work as moving furniture and clearing gutters.

About you

We are looking for someone with proven handyperson and decorating skills and practical knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry and other DIY-type skills.  You should be able to demonstrate respect for vulnerable older people and have a reassuring nature when dealing with nervous clients.  If you are practically minded, with competent home maintenance skills and love gardening, please get in touch.

For more information or an informal chat about this post please call Richard A'Court on 01604 611200.

How to apply for our vacancies

Download the job description and equal opportunities policy. 

Fill in our Microsoft Form

Or you can complete either the Word or PDF version of the application form on this page and either email to or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
The William and Patricia Venton Centre
York Road

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted.  For more information about these roles and working for Age UK  Northamptonshire, call us on 01604 611200 or email

Closing date for applications:   open ended
Interviews:  to be arranged

Job description (195 KB)

Application form as a PDF to download and print out (404 KB)

Application form to download and open with Microsoft Word (158 KB) 

Equal opportunities policy (95 KB)

Privacy policy for job applicants (68 KB)