Age UK Sheffield is a great place to work. Could you bring your skills to our team? See our latest vacancies below.
Working for Age UK Sheffield
Age UK Sheffield is a local independent charity with 40 staff members. We help over 4000 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.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Because of the nature of our work with older people, all roles are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
If there are no current vacancies to interest you, please take a look at the other ways you can get involved with us.
Information and Advice Officer
£19,235 + pension, 36.25 hours per week, Ref IAO918
Fixed term contract until June 2019 initially, could be extended subject to continued funding
Age UK Sheffield is looking for an Information and Advice Officer to deliver Age UK Sheffield’s Information and Advice Service. We have secured additional funding to provide vital benefit checks and information and advice to reduce fuel poverty this winter. This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the leading charities working with and for older people.
Our information and advice service meets the Age UK Information and Advice Quality Programme and the Advice Quality Standard, the main enquiry areas are benefits and finance, utilities, housing, consumer and social care. Customers contact us by phone and email and face to face. If you have the drive, enthusiasm and a creative “can do” approach and enjoy a challenge this position might be for you.
Closing date extended to: 9am on Thursday 18th October
Interviews: short-listed candidates will be interviewed on Thursday 25th October. Please note this date has changed from the one previously advertised.
Independent Living Co-ordinator
£19,430pa + pension, 36.25 hours per week, Ref ILC1018
Fixed term contract until October 2019 initially, could be extended subject to continued funding
Age UK Sheffield is looking for an Independent Living coordinator to join our innovative service working with older people across Sheffield.
If you have drive, enthusiasm, a solution-focused approach, can provide excellent customer service and have the ability to raise expectations about what is possible in later life, this position is for you. You will be a confident people-person, highly-organised and enjoy taking responsibility, listening and practical problem-solving. You will relish working in a constantly evolving environment. You will have the ability to inspire and engage older people. You will be a brilliant listener and quick to understand the wants and desires of others. Specific duties include completing holistic assessments and support plans, facilitating access to services, resources and facilities and supporting with benefit applications.
You will have experience in working in a customer-facing role, be happy working independently and as part of a team and have the ability to travel across Sheffield.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th October, at 9.00am
A three-part recruitment process will be held on Friday 26th October.
1-2-1 Practical Assistants (hours flexible, to be negotiated)
Ref – 121PA2018
£7.83 per hour
Plus 30 days annual leave (pro-rata based on full time 36.25 hours) and pension
Are you committed to supporting older people to live independently in their own homes? If so, our 1-2-1 Practical Assistant roles may be for you.
These roles provide an agreed programme of support to older people in Sheffield, carrying out a wide range of practical tasks to a high standard within the required timescale.
These tasks may include (but are not limited to):
- supporting customers with reading and dealing with correspondence, collecting pensions, paying bills, setting up direct debits;
- enable customers to shop, cook and eat – this may include assisting with preparation of a shopping list, accompanying customers to the shops and/or enabling customer to shop ‘on-line’;
- enable customers to set up and access appointments;
- household cleaning.
Click here for the application pack for these roles. Applications for our 1-2-1 Practical Assistant roles are accepted on an ongoing basis.