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Working for Age UK West Sussex

If you are interested in working with Age UK West Sussex, please do get in touch. Our current vacancies are detailed below in Current Vacancies.We use the same application forms for all positions - found in How to Apply.  

We are a Brand Partner of Age UK, an independent, local charity and a company limited by guarantee and have been helping the older people of West Sussex for over 60 years. We have a group turnover of approximately £2.5million with a large percentage coming from local government funding and a staff of around 100.

We are a lively and innovative charity providing a wide range of services and support to older people throughout the county which include our Daybreak Services - respite for Dementia Carers, Activity & Social Centres along with our Community Based Clubs, Home from Hospital, Information & Advice and Help at Home. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

Age UK West Sussex is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


How to apply

If you wish to apply for any of the roles below, download and complete the following documents and return them to Age UK West Sussex. Any queries please email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Application form

Guidance notes

You may also find the following information useful: Who are we, what we do?

Either email the documents to recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk, or post/drop them to:

Age UK West Sussex
Suite 2, First Floor
Anchor Springs
Littlehampton
BN17 6BP

We look forward to receiving your application.


Current vacancies

Crisis Carer(s)– based in Brighton & Hove

Contracted 24 hrs per week over a 4 week rota & variable hours available

Hourly rates start from £9.75 per hour (week day) and increase to £11.72 for Sunday/Bank holidays.

We also offer paid travel, admin and training time and travel expenses.

Age UK Brighton & Hove delivers a range of services and activities to meet vulnerable people’s needs. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience and enable people to flourish.  We are looking for people to join our Crisis team supporting people when they need it most. The service provides short term care (up to 14 days) following hospital discharge, onset of a sudden illness or when informal care breaks down.

You will be joining a well established and highly regarded team of Crisis Carers who will make you welcome and support you to provide a positive and fulfilling experience at work.  We offer flexible hours to suit you with options covering Monday – Sunday.

Age UK Crisis Service delivers care within client’s home providing short term personalised care to people in later life returning home from hospital or in a Crisis. The service operates throughout the year and full support and training will be provided.  Crisis Carers deliver low level personal care and support clients to access other appropriate services as required. Crisis Carers have a flexible approach, are able to use their initiative when working alone and communicate well within a team.  Your role will be to enable clients to regain a level of independence to allow them to live as a full a life as possible.

This post requires a full driving licence and use of a car for work.

 At Age UK we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

  • Flexible working options
  • 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Comprehensive, professional and personal development
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you would like an informal chat about this post please call Tracey, Jo or Gill on 01273 328555

Please click here for Job Description/Person Specification.

If you are interested in applying for this post please contact:

Interview dates will be arranged to suit you.  

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Crisis Career(s) - Based in Brighton and Hove

Hourly rates start from £9.75 per hour (week day) and increase to £11.72 for Sunday/Bank Holidays.

We also offer paid travel, admin and training time and travel expenses.

Age UK Brighton & Hove delivers a range of services and activities to meet vulnerable people’s needs. Our aim is to promote the well-being of all older people and make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience and enable people to flourish.  We are looking for people to join our Crisis team supporting people when they need it most. The service provides short term care (up to 14 days) following hospital discharge, onset of a sudden illness or when informal care breaks down.

You will be joining a well established and highly regarded team of Crisis Carers who will make you welcome and support you to provide a positive and fulfilling experience at work.  We offer flexible hours to suit you with options covering Monday – Sunday.

Age UK Crisis Service delivers care within client’s home providing short term personalised care to people in later life returning home from hospital or in a Crisis. The service operates throughout the year and full support and training will be provided.  Crisis Carers deliver low level personal care and support clients to access other appropriate services as required. Crisis Carers have a flexible approach, are able to use their initiative when working alone and communicate well within a team.  Your role will be to enable clients to regain a level of independence to allow them to live as a full a life as possible.

This post requires a full driving licence and use of a car for work.

At Age UK we value our people and as such our staff benefits include:

  • Flexible working options
  • 28 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Comprehensive, professional and personal development
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If you would like an informal chat about this post please call Tracey, Jo or Gill on 01273 328555

Please click here for Job Description/Person Specification.

We are looking at increasing our team to support winter pressures within Hospitals including hospital discharge and reducing hospital admissions.

Interview dates will be arranged to suit you.  

Apply Now

Home Helpers Required


We are looking for SELF EMPLOYED HOME HELPS in the BRIGHTON & HOVE and WEST SUSSEX areas to help with household tasks, cleaning, shopping and provide social support to assist older people to remain independent in their own homes. Working between Monday and Friday, the hours are flexible and according to your availability.  Rates of pay are between £10 and £14 per hour depending on the area.

Car drivers preferred but not essential.

Please click here for Job Description/Person Specification.

All applicants will have a DBS check through Age UK West Sussex and must have their own Liability Insurance.  Training and ongoing support will be provided.

If you have any questions please call 01903 726276 or email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Apply Now

Handypeople Required

We are looking for SELF EMPLOYED HANDYPEOPLE in BRIGHTON & HOVE and WEST SUSSEX to help with and odd jobs to assist older people to remain independent in their own homes. Working between Monday and Friday, the hours are flexible and according to your availability.  Rate of pay is £15 per hour for both gardeners and handypeople.

You will need to have all your own tools and equipment.  You must have Liability Insurance.

Please click here for Handy Person Job Description/Person Specification.

All applicants will have a DBS check through Age UK West Sussex.  Ongoing support will be provided.

If you have any questions please call 01903 726276 or email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Apply Now

Gardeners Required

We are looking for SELF EMPLOYED GARDENERS in BRIGHTON & HOVE and WEST SUSSEX to help with gardening to assist older people to remain independent in their own homes. Working between Monday and Friday, the hours are flexible and according to your availability.  Rate of pay is £15 per hour for both gardeners and handypeople.

You will need to have all your own tools and equipment.  You must have Liability Insurance.

Please click here for Gardener Job Description/Person Specification.

All applicants will have a DBS check through Age UK West Sussex.  Ongoing support will be provided.

If you have any questions please call 01903 726276 or email recruitment@ageukwestsussex.org.uk

Apply Now