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Helping to create a society in which older people are valued and recognised; improving the quality of life for older people

To develop our support services to older people in the community we are looking for committed and enthusiastic people to join our staff team.

Applicants must be able to drive and have use of car with business use Insurance

£17,531 per annum, pro rata for part time hours - £8.99 per hour

Various hours’ contract available up to 30 hours (min 16 hours) with additional hours available.

Flexible working within the service hours (7am to 10pm) including unsociable hours working early mornings, evenings, alternate weekends and Bank Holidays.

Contract Term:

Working primarily in your local community, supporting the service throughout the Wakefield Metropolitan district 

Job Role:
Age UK Wakefield District provides quality services to individuals across the district in a variety of ways. The Home Support Service is vital in providing practical support to those individuals whose circumstances are changing and now require a varying level of support to remain independent. The role is to provide that support in a caring and considerate manner, promote choice and control and meet express needs and wishes whilst reinforcing the values of the Charity and the important work undertaken for older people in the district. The approach we take is flexible and based on the principle of putting the needs of the individual first; this means while our care is clearly planned and detailed we offer our time and flexibility to best meet the needs of each person.  This varies from domestic support, through to medications and low level personal care.

The service is CQC registered with an overall GOOD rating in Feb 2018.

If you are committed to providing a quality service in a manner that promotes dignity, respect and independence for older people we would like to hear from you.

How to apply:

To apply please download and complete all the document below:

Covering letter

Service Information

Job Description and Person Specification

Completing your Application Form

Application Form

About Age UK Wakefield District

Equality & Diversity Statement

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

or alternatively email

For further enquires please ring Becky Cutts, Home Support Service Registered Manager on 01977 664861