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

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Carer Respite Service Manager – 28 hours per week

Pro rata to £20,766
Based in Walmgate York, we require an experienced manager to join a vibrant team of organisational, administrative, support staff and volunteers.
We require a person already registered with the CQC as a manager, or we would be willing to support the successful candidate through the registration process.
The service has been running successfully for over 40 years because the team are dedicated to their service users and are able to respond instantly to change and development.

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Please complete the application form above and return it to our Walmgate Office.
For further information telephone 01904 627995 ask for Sally or Rebecca
Closing Date for Application Friday 28th September
Interview Date week commencing Thursday 9th October

Age UK York Escorted Transport Driver


The driver will drive older people either home when they have been discharged from York hospital or into hospital depending on their need. Working as part of a small team we are looking for someone who is professional and understanding of older people.


£8.67 per hour with enhancements paid for weekend work

Holidays paid monthly in accrual.

Full training provided.

Mileage paid for client drives.

DBS application paid for.

Person Specification

· Good communication skills

· Friendly and professional approach

· Willing to attend training

· Able to respond fast to changing situations

· Ability to work on own initiative without supervision

· Ability to handle challenging or inappropriate behaviour.

· Honest and reliable

· Able to complete paperwork accurately

· Ideally full clean driving licence

· Possess a 4 door car in good working and clean condition. With at least 4 seats available for passengers.

Please complete the application form at the top of this page and return it to our Walmgate Office



Would you like to support carers to have a break?

Support workers for Carer Respite Service needed

Salary - £8.34 per hour
Flexible hours over 7 days per week with arrangements assigned in advance
Full training provided
Mileage paid at 45p per mile
Holidays are paid and accrued monthly

Day to day

Support workers enable carers to have a break and give peace of mind that their loves ones are in safe hands.
Support can be provided by
· Accompanying the cared for person out into the community
· Preparation of meals
· Occasional personal care when necessary
· Providing support in the cared for persons home
· Supporting people with complex needs

· An understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults
· Ability and willingness to work on own initiative when out in the community
· Willingness to attend regular training (paid for)
· A desire to build up a trusting relationship with clients and carers
· Honesty and reliability
· Access to a car and a full clean driving license with business insurance

· Knowledge of or experience of people living with a Dementia and the impact on their loved ones
· Knowledge of basic health and safety and risk assessment procedures

  Download the Job Description here

Home Support Workers Part-time


Salary- £9.00 on weekdays and £9.50 on weekends.

Flexible hours and weekly shifts assigned in advance
Holidays are paid in accrual each month.
Full training provided.
Mileage paid.

Day to Day
Home Support Workers provide provide support to people in their own homes.
Tasks are to include:
·         providing personal care
·         assistance with dressing and undressing
·         assisting into and out of bed
·         changing pads, stoma care, change ted stockings
·         preparation and serving of meals
·         washing up
·         general tidying up
·         small amounts of shopping (eg bread, milk) etc
·         Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety

·         Have a understanding of the needs of older and vulnerable adults
·         Ability to work on own initiative without supervision
·         Willingness to work as part of team and support each other
·         Ability to handle challenging or inappropriate behaviour
·         Adaptability to rapidly changing situations and behaviour patterns
·         Honesty and reliability
·         Ability to communicate with people at all levels and in all medium
·         Full driving licence and access to own vehicle
·         Knowledge of safe Moving and Handling, basic First Aid, Health and Safety and Risk Assessment procedures.
·         A knowledge of the social care sector and its procedures.

Please complete our application form above and return this to our Walmgate Office


Feather Duster Home Helpers - £8.25 per hour

To provide a reliable and efficient service to people in their own homes, providing a range of domestic tasks to help them to maintain a clean home.

Own transport ( car or Bike ) needed.
All hours are Mon-Fri between 9-5.
Flexibility to work around other jobs.
It is a zero hour contract but hours will build up as you are allocated clients
Very rewarding job with great clients.
Our clients are not able to do all their cleaning themselves so you really feel that you are helping someone.
We clean, dust, vacuum, change bedding, ironing, laundry, bathrooms etc.
The minimum clean is 1.5 hrs.
DBS will be required but we will pay for this.
We are looking for  2 or 3 cleaners, ideally spread around York as we try to allocate jobs as close to your home as possible.

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For further information contact our Admin Office on 01904 627995
Applications forms and guidance notes are given above and once completed should be returned to:

Jo Adams
Feather Duster Cleaning
15 Priory Street



Tel 01904 866142