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We have office based roles in either the centre of York in our Walmgate offices  or out of York in our Haxby office. We also have shop roles as well as many roles in the community supporting older people in their homes, in our day clubs and in the community.

Current Vacancies

Care Service Registered Manager (Bridge the Gap)

Service: Bridge the Gap

Location: York and the surrounding area. Entering customers’ homes.

Responsible to: Health and Care Services Manager

Hours:Full time 35 hours per week with working pattern will be 5 days over 7 to be agreed with Line Manager.

Salary: £30,000

Closing Date: We will be interviewing as applications arrive.

Job Description

Bridge the Gap is a domiciliary care service providing personal care to people living in their own homes. Services are provided to adults with a wide range of health and social care needs, including physical disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. Currently 40 people receive the service.The manager will provide a flexible and adaptive service which responds to the needs and wishes of clients, enabling positive outcomes. Central to this will be leading a caring and high-performing team, ensuring they receive the leadership and support to provide excellent care which put our clients at the heart of our service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the team
  • Managing a caring and responsive service
  • Ensuring strong systems are in place

Contact Mel Potts on 01904 866070 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Senior Care Worker

Service: Bridge the Gap

Location: York and the surrounding area. Entering customers’ homes.

Responsible to: Manager of Care Provision

Hours:35 hours per week with shift patterns mornings 7.30am-1.30pm and evenings 4pm-10pm and including some weekends. On call one week in three 

Salary: £12.50 per hour and on call payment of £20 per day

Closing Date:  We will be interviewing as applications arrive.

Job Description

Bridge the Gap is a domiciliary care service providing personal care to people living in their own homes. Services are provided to adults with a wide range of health and social care needs, including physical disabilities, mental health needs and dementia. The Senior Care Workers for Bridge the Gap provide support to people in their own homes and carry out a range of additional duties to ensure that the care we provide is of the highest possible standard

Key Responsibilities

  • 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)
  • Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety

 

Additional responsibilities

  • Updating Care Plans
  • Writing new Care Plans
  • Spot checks
  • Covering care calls for care workers
  • Covering on call
  • Liaising with professionals regarding care (social workers, occupational therapist, doctors, pharmacists).

Contact Mel Potts on 01904 866070 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Care Organiser

Service: Carer Respite Service

Location: York and the surrounding area. Entering service users home.

Responsible to: Carer Respite Manager

Hours: Part time (21 hours/0.6 FTE) Wednesday to Friday (Fixed term secondment cover (9 months with possible extension to 12 months)

Salary: £11,902.80 per annum (£10.90 ph)

Deadline: The deadline for applications is Friday 30th April 2021.

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted the week commencing the 10th May 2021.

Job Description  

Age UK York are looking for a new Care Organiser to join our Carer Respite team for 9-12 months to cover a secondment.  We are looking for someone who is experienced with working with older people and their family and ideally has experience in managing people.

The Carer’s Respite Service provides short breaks for unpaid carers of older people, by volunteers and a number of paid workers. Care Organisers set up matches/visits between volunteers/staff and older people who needs support. They also monitor successful care arrangements for the service, ensuring risk assessments are carried out to ensure the safety of those who use our service, our staff and volunteers. This role includes both lone working and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking assessment visit to the older person in their own home, identifying their care needs and carrying out a risk assessment to identify the risks involved.
  • Decided whether respite service is suitable and refuse where necessary.Creating and implementing care plans for each service user tailored to their needs
  • Matching Care Workers and Volunteers to service users
  • Monitor and review ongoing visit arrangements
  • Support carers, including signposting to other services where appropriate
  • Ensure accurate records are kept up to date on files and Age UK databases
  • Assist with Interview potential new volunteers and Care Workers
  • Assist with induction training and ongoing training for volunteers and Care Workers
  • Supervision and appraisals of Care Workers

 

Contact the Carer Respite Manager on 01904 627995 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Care Worker (Bridge the Gap )

Service: Bridge the Gap

Location: York and the surrounding area. Entering customers’ homes.

Responsible to: Bridge the Gap Manager

Hours: varying hours are available for part time up to 30 hours a week. Shift patterns are mornings 7.30am-1.30pm and evenings 4pm-10pm and includes alternate weekends.

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Job Description

Care Workers for Bridge the Gap provide support to people in their own homes. Full training is provided.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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)
  • Report any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety

Contact Mel Potts on 01904 866070 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Home Helper

Service: Feather Duster Cleaning Service

Location: client's homes in York and the surrounding area.

Responsible to: Manager of Feather Duster Cleaning

Hours: Varying hours with some flexibility. Service hours are Monday- Friday 9am -5pm.

Salary:  £9.50 per hour from April

Job Description

Home Helpers 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Visit customers in their own homes
  • Carry out specific tasks (which have been agreed with the customer on the first visit) whilst allowing for flexibility
  • To ensure all visits are on specified times and days agreed
  • To treat all information relating to the customer as strictly confidential
  • To contact the office immediately if the customers’ circumstances change
  • To contact the office immediately if a visit is unable to be made for any reason in order that alternative arrangements can be made for the customer

Contact Jo Adams on 01904 866142 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Male Care Worker (Carer Respite Service)

Service: Carer Respite Service

Location: York and the surrounding area. Entering service users home.

Responsible to: Care Organiser

Hours: Part time 12-16 hours (to be agreed on job offer) with potential for additional hours.   Majority of visits will be arranged between the sociable times of 9am-4pm Monday-Friday. Employer recognition of personal caring responsibilities with some discretion/flexibility around contracted working pattern.  

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Job Description  

The Carer’s Respite Service provides short breaks for carers of older people, by volunteers and a number of paid Care Workers. Age UK York has been providing carer respite services through 'In Safe Hands' since 1981. This services gives carers a break during the day, evening or weekend and we employ support workers to provide this if there availability allows for it. 

Care Workers will visit the service user and stay with the person who needs care between 1-5 hours to give their carer a break. Depending on the needs of the client the Care Worker could also accompany the older person out of the home for an outing to a local cafe or for walk.

Some of our roles require male or female employees only to suit the service user, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accompany an older person, sometimes with confusion or dementia, on outings away from their home in a prearranged arrangement with Care Oganisers and the service users Carer.
  • Sit with the cared for person where there are complex needs, to give carers a break and if the support worker has availability to provide for this.
  • Assist with simple practical tasks e.g preparing drinks, snacks partaking in craft activities.
  • Give personal care such as help with mobility, through the use of a wheelchair, toileting if required (training will be provided).

Contact Marie Hawes on 01904 627995 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Drivers

Service: Escorted Transport Service

Location: Around Yorkshire Region

Responsible to: Escorted Transport Manager

Hours:Casual – daily shifts are available Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm

Salary: : £10.50 per hour

Closing Date: Immediate Start - we will be interviewing as applicants come in

Job Description

Age UK York are looking for two casual Drivers to join our Escorted transport team for immediate start.  Monday or Tuesday plus holiday cover. Driving Age UK vehicle to transport clients on behalf of Yorkshire Ambulance in the Halifax and Huddersfield area. Training will be provided and an enhanced DBS check will be required.  Experience of working with older people would be ideal but essential. Must have a full clean driving licence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Transporting vulnerable people who have either been recently discharged or to and from appointments
  • Keeping the passenger safe and comfortable during the journey
  • If needed assisting in and out vehicle (wheel chair work)
  • Reporting on drives and keeping up to date records in a timely manner

Contact Bev Dowdy on 01904 627995 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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Relief Shop Managers

Service: Shops

Location: Age UK York has 5 shops in the York area (Bishopthorpe Rd, Burton Stone Lane, City Centre, Haxby and Tang Hall).

Responsible to: Shops Area Manager

Hours:Casual

Salary: : £9.50 per hour

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday14th May

Job Description

Age UK York are looking for two Relief Shop Managers to help cover holiday and sickness absence in our charity shops. These are casual positions; however there will probably be frequent available work this year.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create a pleasant retail environment to support sales and will motivate volunteers
  • Responsible for the efficient day to day running of the shop
  • Managing volunteers who are on shift that day
  • Responsible for stock pricing (according to agreed pricing policy) correct labelling, rotation and culling of stock.
  • Responsible for daily banking of shop takings.
  • Promote Gift aid to customers.

Contact our HR Manager on 01904 627995 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

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