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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.

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Lead Nail Cutter – Bracknell Development – closing date 23 July 2021

Age UK Reading is a local charity working to help local people. We provide a toenail cutting service to people over the age of 50. We want to help older people live well for longer. Due to an expansion, we are looking to employ someone who would like the chance to make a real difference to the lives of older people, by working for our affordable foot care service, Happy Feet. We are looking for enthusiastic and positive person to join our team in the Bracknell RG12 area.

Further information
  • Previous experience is essential.
  • Core Hours: Thursday – from 8:30am – 3:00pm. Hours of work are on a sessional basis as this is a developing project. We would like to offer more shifts in Bracknell as they become available to the right candidate. More shifts in other locations are also an option. Please contact Christine Cimmino on 07792 389 491 for an informal chat.
  • A job description and person specification for the role can be downloaded here.
  • 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. Use of own transport.
Bullbrook Community Centre
Bracknell Bay Road
Bracknell
RG12 2NL
Postholder needs own transport          Yes
Contract type                                       SessionalPermanent
Location                                               East Berkshire
Salary                                                   £10.44 per hour
Contact                                                Christine Cimmino, Footcare Coordinator
Mobile                                                  07792 389491
Reference number for post                  Lead Cutter
 
How to apply
 

Please email christine.cimmino@ageukreading.org.uk  for an application form
or call Christine Cimmino on 07792 389491 for more information about the role.

Open for applications from
24 June 2021
 
Closing date for applications
23 July 2021
 
Scheduled interview date
26 July 2021
 
Will my application be acknowledged?
 
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course

 

 

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 and Bracknell.  The service makes a real difference to hundreds of older people, helping them to stay active for longer.

 Salary:                          £9.34 per hour

Hours of Work:             0830-1500

Sessions available:

Monday:                        Charvil & Reading

Tuesday:                       Southcote

Thursday:                     Southcote & Bracknell

 

 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

 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.