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

Working for Age UK Waltham Forest

Age UK Waltham Forest is a local independent charity assisting local older people by 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.

Befriending Co-ordinator

18 hours per week, £13,896 (£27,000 f.t.e.)

Fixed Term Contract until 31/3/2025 (to be extended subject to funding)

Join our busy Befriending Team to support our 200+ volunteers visiting isolated older people once a week.

You will need: a deep understanding of the needs of older people of diverse backgrounds living in the community; previous experience of managing volunteers, or previous experience of managing people and extensive experience of having been a volunteer yourself.

Closing date: 14th March 2024

Job Description (PDF)

Help At Home E10/E11

Salary: £13.15 per hour

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 - 5; zero hours contract

Age UK Waltham Forest is developing a range of high-quality, paid-for services to help older people live safely in their own homes, enabling them to remain independent as much as possible.

Your role is to provide a basic housework service - including mopping & vacuuming, cleaning kitchens and bathrooms, helping with laundry and ironing, changing beds, etc. You might also be requested to help with basic meal preparation, or making telephone calls.

We are especially looking for applications from people who can work in the Leyton/Leytonstone areas.

Please apply ASAP. The position will close when a suitable candidate is recruited.

Job Description (PDF)

Please do not apply via the website where you saw these jobs listed. Instead, email your application form directly to us at

We do not accept CVs and politely request no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

Job application documents

The following documents are for all job vacancies listed above:

Application Form (Word document)

Monitoring Form for adults (Word document)

If you have any questions, please...

Contact Age UK Waltham Forest

Phone: 020 8558 5512


Office Opening Times: Monday to Thursday 9:30am to 4:00pm; Friday 9:30am to 2:00pm.