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Older People

Age NI is the charity supporting older people in Northern Ireland.
Each year we provide direct support to thousands of older people to help them love later life.

Here are just a few reasons why you should work for Age NI:

  • We are accredited Gold Investors in People award holder
  • We provide excellent employment opportunities
  • We strive to continuously improve existing terms and conditions
  • We value your Personal and Professional Development
  • We want to see our employees achieve work life balance
  • We look after your health and well-being
  • We provide an excellent employment package including a competitive basic salary, sickness scheme, generous annual leave entitlements and non-contributory health scheme.
  • We are committed to delivering our Culture and Values

Current Vacancies

Residential Care Worker, Omagh

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Hours per week: 40.5

Age NI is delighted to invite applications for the following permanent vacancy in Meadowbank Residential Care Home, Omagh.
This exciting post provides an excellent opportunity for someone who possess the passion and commitment to work in a progressive organisation and help us achieve our vision – a world where everyone can love later life.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a flexible and individualistic personal care service to residents appropriate to their physical, emotional and social care needs on an as and when basis.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To carry out personal care tasks such as assisting residents with bathing, mobility needs, rising/retiring, toileting and feeding as determined by agreed individual care-plans
  • To assist residents where possible to sustain maximum independence by encouraging them to work with you in the carrying out of domestic tasks such as bed making, tidying of bedrooms and meal-time tasks
  • To administer medication to residents under the supervision of Management Staff
  • To work with residents on an individual or group basis encouraging their participation in social, therapeutic and stimulating activities such as reminiscence work, reading, outings
  • To maintain high standards of care in working with older people with dementia in order that they may achieve their optimum level of personal functioning
  • To assist with the formulation and review of care plans, maintain written records and other information as required
  • To undertake as required appropriate courses of training
  • To work flexible hours on a seven-day rota basis which may include night service.


Applicants must have the following:

  • Proven paid experience of working with older people with dementia in a residential, community or hospital setting

  • NVQ II in Direct Care or equivalent [desirable]

Applicants will be subject to an enhanced Access NI disclosure www.nidirect.gov.uk/publications/accessni-code-practice

Age NI reserve the right to enhance the essential criteria to facilitate shortlisting.


What we can offer you:

  • Salary Scale £9.50 per hour
  • Hours: 40.5

 

Age NI reserve the right to enhance the essential criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Role Description.

Appication Form.

Hints to help. 

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 20 May 2022 at 12 noon.


Registered Day Centre Manager, Grove House - Ballynahinch

Age NI is delighted to invite applications for the following permanent vacancy in Ballynahinch.

Salary: £25,228 - £26,555 per annum

Hours of Work: 35

The main purpose of this role is to plan and co-ordinate a day care service for older people.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • To meet the physical, psychological and personal care needs of clients
  • To ensure that high professional standards of care are maintained in the centre.
  • To plan, develop and implement individual programmes of care designed to enhance and maximise the capabilities and independence of those who attend the centres.
  • To regularly assess and review in conjunction with the carers the ongoing needs of the older people who receive our service.
  • To promote volunteering and to implement a programme of training for volunteer staff.
  • To be responsible for the maintenance of records and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • To liaise effectively with relevant statutory organisations and agencies
  • To maintain safe and positive environment within each centre and maintain procedures for emergencies
  • To develop and implement a programme of activities, crafts and social contact appropriate to the client group.
  • To ensure that accurate and secure financial and banking procedures are adhered to at all times
  • To supervise day-care staff
  • To be responsible for the organisation of meals supply and transport arrangements (if appropriate)
  • To attend to such other duties deemed appropriate to this post

Applicants must have the follwing essential knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of issues affecting older people in relation to day-care

Applicants must have the following essential skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

Applicants must have one of the professional qualifications below:

  • a professional social work qualification and registered on the appropriate part of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) register, without condition; or
  • a first level registered nurse on the appropriate part of the Nursing and Midwifery Council register; or
  • allied health professions registered with the Health Professions Council; or
  • Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services (Adults’ Management) Wales and Northern Ireland and registered, or be eligible for registration on appointment, on the appropriate part of the NISCC register, without condition.

Applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car for business purposes or access to a form of transport that will meet the travel requirements of the post.

Applicants must be registered with NISCC (with no exceptions) before commencing post.

Age NI reserve the right to enhance the essential criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

What Age NI can offer you:

Salary: £25,228 - £26,555 per annum

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Role Description. 

Application Form.

Hints to help. 

Closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 25 May 2022 at 12:00 noon.

 

Assistant Shop Manager Ballymena

Salary: £9.56 per hour

Hours per week: 21

Age NI is delighted to invite applications for the following exciting role in our shop premises at Mill Street, Ballymena.
The post provides an opportunity for someone with passion and commitment to work in a progressive organisation and help us achieve our vision – a world where everyone can love later life.

The main purpose of the role is to assist the Shop Manager to create a welcoming atmosphere in our shop and ensure that each customer has a positive shopping experience.

Reporting to the Shop Manager, the main responsibilities of these roles are to:

  • greet customers and assist shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for
  • accept, sort, price, store and display merchandise/donations
  • be responsible for processing payments and ensuring Gift Aid donations are recorded accurately
  • promote Gift Aid to customers and sign up donors to enhance shop income
  • be responsible for opening and closing of premises during trading hours
  • keep the store tidy and clean
  • attend appropriate training, as required
  • ensure a high standard of presentation, display and pricing
  • any other duties that may be required by the Shop Manager.


Applicants must have the following:

  • Experience of cash handling
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Flexibility, integrity and an understanding of confidentiality

It is desirable that the post-holder has experience within the retail sector.

What we can offer you:

  • Salary Scale £9.56 per hour
  • Hours: 21 hours – 9:00am – 5:00pm (3 days – on a rota basis between Monday and Saturday)
  • Permanent contract
  • Annual Leave: 25 days plus 9 Bank Holidays (pro rata for part-time)
  • Healthshield Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Auto Enrolment Pension – 5% employer contribution and 3% employee contribution (on qualifying earnings)

Age NI reserve the right to enhance the essential criteria to facilitate shortlisting.

Role Description.

Appication Form.

Hints to help. 

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 27 May 2022 at 12 noon.

 

Age NI is committed to recruiting fairly. An application form enables us to assess applicants consistently against the criteria for the role and for that reason we cannot accept CVs.

 

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Volunteering opportunities

Our volunteering opportunities enable you to get involved and help support our vital work. Sparing just a couple of hours could make a real difference!

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Last updated: May 13 2022

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