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Age UK Reading is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team? See our latest vacancies below.

Working for Age UK Reading

Age UK Reading is a local independent charity with 20 staff members. We help over 1500 local older people every year, offering activities, events, befriending and information. It's a great place to work if you really want to make a difference in people's lives.

If there are no current vacancies listed below, please take a look at the other ways you can get involved with us.

Happy Feet - Nailcutter

We provide a toenail cutting service to people over the age of 50. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, positive people who are committed to delivering top quality services to older people in the Greater Reading area.  The service makes a real difference to hundreds of older people, helping them to stay active for longer.

 Salary: £8.34 per hour

Hours of Work: Casual basis- Monday to Thursday 9am to 2:30pm 

 Key Tasks:

  • To undertake nail cutting, foot massage and client assessments for which training will be given.
  • Attend team meetings and participate in training and development activities.

 Skills required:

  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Maintain accurate records, be numerate and have good IT skills
  • Relate to the needs of older people
  • Ability to work as a team

 For information or request an application form: fcareadmin@ageukreading.org.uk 0118 9502480

 

Lively Living Clubs

Day Services Assistant

We are looking for an organised and enthusiastic person to join our team. This is a fulfilling role that offers an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of older people by providing a comfortable and welcoming environment where our clients can take part in activities, meet others, and enjoy a nourishing meal.

The post holder will be a member of our team who run our Activity, Lunch and Social clubs across Reading and Woodley.

Hours of Work: Club duration of 4 to 5 hours from 1000 - 1430 approx. We will also want the person to provide cover at other clubs. 

The post holder will be responsible for: 

  • Running our Birches Thursday Club in Woodley on a weekly basis
  • Running our Saturday Club once every four weeks
  • Being  considered for providing cover at other clubs for staff leave

 You will be fully supported during the running of the clubs and initial training will be provided.

 Salary: £8.34 per hour.

 For an application pack for either a staff position or to volunteer please email: clubs@ageukreading.org.uk  or call: 0118 950 2480. 

 In the event of a successful application  the staff post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.  A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position with Age UK Reading.  Age UK Reading is an equal opportunities employer committed to equality in the workplace.