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Want to make a real difference? Join Age UK York

If you are driven by making a difference to people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

At Age UK York, we have a variety of roles which all designed to support older people, their families and carers. From Money and Benefits Advisors, Community Workers through to Care Workers. We have a dedicated team of over 100 staff and 250 volunteers. When you join Age UK York you aren’t just joining a team, you’re joining a community of friendly and caring  people passionate about their work and the impact on everyday life. Everyone who works for us is part of making sure nobody fears aging.

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or already have experience, we have positions which are rewarding and can help develop your skills and passion.

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Information and Advice Worker

Part Time – 21 hours per week

Age UK York

Salary (Full Time): £21,500 (pro rata) rising to £22,500 (pro rata) on satisfactory completion of probationary period

Are you a good listener, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people?  Are you an effective problem solver?  Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people living in York though your work?

Age UK York has been supporting older people in York to live more rewarding lives for over 50 years.  We are recruiting an Information and Advice worker (part time – 21 hours) to support our service users on a wide range of matters from social activities to pensions and benefits.  You’ll be dealing with a diverse group of people by telephone, online, and face-to-face. 

If you’ve got the right aptitude we’re prepared to train you to be effective in the role and will support you to gain an NVQ 3 in Advice and Guidance.  For an informal discussion about this opportunity call Nic on 01904 933603.

Full Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please send a CV with a covering letter explaining why you think you would be make a good I&A worker to recruitment@ageukyork.org.uk  Please use I&A APPLICATION as  the email subject and note which role you are applying for.  The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 4th March 2024.

Information and Advice Worker (Lasting Power of Attorney)

Part Time – 21 hours per week

Salary: £21,500 pro rata rising to £22,500 pro rata on satisfactory completion of probationary period

Are you a good listener, able to make accurate records of what people tell you.  Can you communicate clearly and empathetically with a wide range of people?  Are you an effective problem solver?  Do you have an interest in supporting people to ensure their affairs are managed according to their wishes as they grow older.

Age UK York has been supporting older people in York to live more rewarding lives for over 50 years.  We are recruiting an Information and Advice worker (part time – 21 hours) to lead our Lasting Power of Attorney work.  You’ll be supporting people to put in place the legal arrangements to ensure their affairs are properly managed when they are no longer able to do this for themselves.  

If you’ve got the right aptitude we’re prepared to train you to be effective in the role.  For an informal discussion about this opportunity call Andy on 01904 933635.

Full Job Description and Person Specification

To apply please send a CV with a covering letter explaining your interest in this role and why you think you would be make a good I&A worker to recruitment@ageukyork.org.uk  Please use I&A  LPA as  the email subject and note which role you are applying for.  The closing date for applications is 9am on 4th March 2024.

 

Domiciliary Care Worker

Care Services

Location: York and the surrounding area.

Responsible to: Care Services Registered Manager

Hours: Up to 35 hours.Flexible shift patterns mornings 7.30am-1.30pm and evenings 4pm-10pm including some weekends to be worked across 7 days on a rotational basis to ensure weekends are fairly allocated.

Salary: £12.35 per hour with a 10% unsociable hours up-lift (£13.59) when working after 7pm Monday to Friday and all hours worked on a weekend/public holiday.

Application Date: No deadline - applications will be reviewed and suitable applicants invited for interview 

Job Description

The Bridge the Gap Care Service 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.

Care Workers provide high-quality personal care and support to people living in their own homes; carrying out a range of additional duties to ensure the care provided is person-centred.

Care workers provide a flexible and adaptive service which responds to the needs and wishes of clients, enabling positive outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing personal care
  • Assistance with dressing and undressing
  • Support with medication
  • Changing pads, stoma care, change ted stockings
  • Preparation and serving of meals
  • General tidying up
  • Small amounts of shopping (eg bread, milk etc)
  • Social support
  • Reporting any issues which may have arisen with regard to Health and Safety and Safeguarding

Contact the Care Services Manager on 01904 933606 during working hours for more details or contact us via the website and we can get back to you.

Full Job Description and Person Specification

Home Helper (Feather Duster )

Service: Feather Duster

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

Responsible to: Feather Duster Manager

Hours: 10+ per week with some flexibility. Service hours are Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. (No weekends or evenings)

Salary: £10.90 per hour + travel time + 45p per mile mileage

Closing Date: Ongoing. We will consider applications as they come in

 

Job Description

Would you like to make a lasting impact on the lives of older people in York? Are you looking for a flexible weekday role which fits around your home life?

We are looking for friendly, reliable people to join our Help at Home team. You will be supporting older people with a range of domestic tasks, including helping them to maintain a clean and tidy home, meal assistance and companionship.

You will need your own transport (either a full driving licence and access to vehicle or a bicycle if working in the local area.) You will receive full training and support, uniform and a generous leave allowance.

If you have experience in these areas we would like to hear from you.

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 contact the office immediately if the customers’ circumstances change

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

Full Job Description and Person Specification

Apply

To apply for these positions, please send a CV and a covering letter explaining suitablilty and experience for the position. You should make reference to the job description and the criteria.

The CV and letter should be sent to recruitment@ageukyork.org.uk