Age UK Oxfordshire is one of the leading charitable organisations in Oxfordshire providing a range of services, opportunities and activities for older people and their carers. We work with over 170 staff and more than 500 volunteers all over the county to achieve our aim of making Oxfordshire a great place to grow older. 

Current job vacancies

For all vacancies, please fill out the application form and equal opportunities form below and send it to the Personnel Department at Age UK Oxfordshire unless otherwise specified.  Please do not send in CVs.

Email us at personnel@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk or call us on 01235 849413.

Write to us at:

Personnel Department
Age UK Oxfordshire
9 Napier Court
Barton Lane
Abingdon
OX14 3YT

We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We are committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer and Age UK Oxfordshire welcomes diversity in the workplace. 

Service Development Manager: Home Support

Age UK Oxfordshire and sister charity Action for Carers Oxfordshire are focused on providing support, information and opportunities for older people and carers in Oxfordshire to love life. 

The Service Development Manager role will lead and manage our Home Support Options service, offering a broad range of person centred, practical, home help solutions to older people, and research and develop proposals for a complementary service focused on meeting a pressing need to provide short breaks for carers.  

This exciting development role would be suitable for a dynamic individual with an understanding of the needs of vulnerable older people and carers and, desirably, experience within a Health or Social Care setting.

Location: Abingdon
Hours: 28-35 hours per week
Salary: £16.48 per hour (FTE £30,000 pa pro-rated)
Closing Date: Thursday 12th October 2017
Interviews: Friday 20th October 2017

Download the Job Specification (Word Doc, 151)


Foot Care Assistant

Home Support Options service

We are recruiting in your local area! 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team of footcare staff focused on helping older people maintain their mobility and live life to the full: 

Full training provided

Mileage paid 

Full & part- time hours available 

Flexible Working Arrangements 

SALARY: £8.68 per hour 

Main Tasks include: 

Providing a basic nail cutting service to people over the age of 50 in different localities throughout Oxfordshire.  The service is part of our Home Support Options service which helps older people stay independent at home.  There is the opportunity for a duel role with both the footcare service and our home support service.

MAIN DUTIES:

To provide regular visits approximately every 8 weeks to clients in their own homes or in specified venues. 

To cut toenails and give a gentle foot rubs to people over the age of 50 – in a caring and efficient way (Training will be given).

Receive referrals, organise and carry out nail cutting sessions and home visits.

Collect and handle cash in accordance with cash handling guidelines and policy, keep clear records within line with data protection.  

Be responsible for planning and arranging home visits, receiving payments for nail cutting sessions and returning monthly payment returns ensuring the necessary fee is collected, recorded and banked weekly.

To ensure that clients are treated with sensitivity, respect and dignity.

For a more detailed job description contact  Sue Cocker on 07827 235 452 or email suecocker@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk  

Home Support Options is part of Age UK Oxfordshire, charity number 1091529 and registered company No: 4328143 

Download the Job Specification (PDF, 90KB) 


Home Support Worker

Home Support Options service

 

We are recruiting in your local area! 
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who are focused on helping older people live life to the full: 
Home Support Worker / Companion 
No personal care involved 
Mileage paid
Full & Part-time hours available 
No evenings or weekends 
SALARY: £8.59 per hour 
Main Tasks include: 
To provide regular visits to clients in their own homes, giving practical assistance with domestic tasks and providing general companionship. There are no personal care duties. 
Housekeeping: domestic services such as cleaning, changing bed linen, laundry and ironing. 
Shopping and meal preparation: shopping for weekly groceries, help with meal planning and ensuring a balanced diet, meal preparation and cooking and washing-up and putting dishes away. 
Household management: preparing the home for receiving guests, assistance with managing bill payments, support with correspondence, running errands and wardrobe management. 
General Companionship: managing a diary, support with hobbies, maintaining contact with family and friends, accompanying people on outings or on shopping trips and providing support to attend appointments.

 

We are recruiting in your local area! This is an exciting opportunity to join a team who are focused on helping older people live life to the full:

 
Home Support Worker / Companion

No personal care involved 

Mileage paid

Full & Part-time hours available 

No evenings or weekends 

SALARY: £8.68 per hour 


Main Tasks include: 

To provide regular visits to clients in their own homes, giving practical assistance with domestic tasks and providing general companionship. There are no personal care duties. 


Housekeeping: domestic services such as cleaning, changing bed linen, laundry and ironing. 


Shopping and meal preparation: shopping for weekly groceries, help with meal planning and ensuring a balanced diet, meal preparation and cooking and washing-up and putting dishes away. 


Household management: preparing the home for receiving guests, assistance with managing bill payments, support with correspondence, running errands and wardrobe management. 


General Companionship: managing a diary, support with hobbies, maintaining contact with family and friends, accompanying people on outings or on shopping trips and providing support to attend appointments.

For a more detailed job description contact Amy Greenway on 0333 577 1044 or email amygreenway@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk  

Home Support Options is part of Age UK Oxfordshire, charity number 1091529 and registered company No: 4328143 

Download the Job Specification (Word Doc, 90KB)

 

Exercise tutor and training opportunity

Are you at least level 2 qualified fitness instructor, have experience and enjoy working with frailer older adults? Our Generation Games service is looking for exercise tutors to teach a variety of exercise sessions, including chair-based classes, in a community setting. 

Your classes will receive marketing and administrative support from the Generation Games team. You will also be invited to attend quarterly tutor training network meetings.

We are also able to offer additional Postural Stability Instructor and chair-based training courses to the right applicant e.g. Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists or Level 3 Instructors (or those working towards these qualifications) 

Are you interested to train to become a chair-based instructor? Please contact us if this is something you would be interested in.

For more information please contact Anna McKay via email at annnamckay@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk or call 01235 849403.

Location: Across Oxfordshire, predominantly in South Oxfordshire, Vale and Cherwell
Hours:
 Flexible
Salary:
 £25.00 per session

Closing Date: Ongoing

Carer position

Looking for extra hours?

Garsington wheelchair user looking for help around the house

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. days flexible  £9/hr (£11.40/hr weekends)

Tasks include:

light house work, cleaning and tidying

lunch preparation

filling in forms, opening mail

assisting full-time PA/physio with exercise routine

light personal care

Approximately 3 days a week including weekends, hours offered on a casual basis. All ages and backgrounds considered and no experience necessary as full training will be provided.

Contact: Tom 07904 122421 or shawtas@gmail.com 

Further information