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Residential Care Home Care Assistant at Age UK Manchester

Age UK Manchester is recruiting for a full time Care Assistant at their Residential Care Home to join their committed, dedicated team in West Didsbury, Manchester.

Ideally you should have a formal educational qualification in care. (For an appropriately experienced person, the opportunity will be given to obtain National Vocational Qualification Level 2 in Care).

35 hours per week over 7 days
£7.50 per hour basic rate to £15 enhanced rates
Holmfield Residential Care Home, West Didsbury, Manchester
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Senior Support Worker, Gorton Day Centre at Age UK Manchester

You will be a motivated and dynamic individual with a commitment to providing a high quality service for older adults.

You must have an understanding of the needs of older people.

The successful applicant will be: reliable, trustworthy, friendly, caring and have a good sense of humour.

35 hours per week from 08:30 – 16:30 (excluding lunch) 5 days per week
£15,713 per annum after probation period £16,259
Gorton Day Centre
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Senior Home Carer, Day Centre at Age UK Manchester

Age UK Manchester is recruiting a Senior Home Carer based at their Day Centre in Openshaw.

Applicants should have at least an NVQ Level 2 in Care and experience of working with older people. The successful applicant will be required to support and supervise new staff. You will need to have the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. A clean, full driver's licence is essential for this position.

Due to the nature of the work an Enhanced DBS Certificate will be required.

20 hours per week to be worked as a Senior Home Carer paid at £8.22 per hour and 15 hours per week to be worked as a Home Carer paid at £7.50 per hour with enhanced payments for weekend, nights and bank holidays
The position covers the North, East and Central areas of Manchester
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Deputy Shop Manager at Age UK Manchester

Age UK Manchester requires a Deputy Shop Manager for their shop in Wythenshawe.

Previous retail experience
Customer Service
Cash handling

Good communication skills, orally and written
Ability to work under pressure, flexibly with a sense of humour
Ability to supervise a team of volunteers

Duties may include lifting and moving items of furniture.

To apply, send your CV to Michelle McKinney by email to: michelle.mckinney@ageukmanchester.org.uk

35 hours per week, 9am-5pm, 5 days out of 6 days (will include working Saturdays on a rota basis)
£13,104 increasing to £13,650 after completing 6 month probation period; plus bonus
Wythenshawe, Manchester
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Age Friendly Assistant at Southway Housing Trust

An opportunity has arisen to join the Southway Housing Trust at an exciting time in the delivery of their Age Friendly Strategy. Southway Housing Trust is a community based housing provider and social enterprise established in 2007, working in and around South Manchester. Southway owns almost 6,000 affordable homes for rent across seven Manchester wards. There is a particular focus on older people; 50% of Southway tenants are already 50 and 43% of households contain at least one person over the age of 60.

35 hours per week
£20,889 - £23,211 per annum
East Didsbury (moving to West Didsbury in June 2018)
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Ambition for Ageing Seminar in partnership with MICRA: Social isolation and older BAME communities

18 April, 2018 - 10:30 to 15:00

This is the first in the 2018 Spring/Summer series of MICRA seminars delivered as part of the Ambition for Ageing programme. Its theme is older BAME (Black, Asian and Minority ethnic) residents and their experience of social isolation.

The session will discuss findings from recent research into why this happens and considers some steps that might be taken to alleviate it.

Age UK Manchester: Kiosk Fundraising Volunteer Recruitment Evening

26 February, 2018 - 17:30 to 19:30

Would you like to help an independent charity that works with and for older people in Manchester to raise vital funds to support it's work?

Age UK Manchester would like to welcome some new volunteers to support their participation in the Fabulous Fan Fayre (F3) ‘Not For Profit Programme’ at Manchester City Football Club. Volunteers run a booth at the Etihad Stadium on match days and at events; dispensing food and drink (soft and alcoholic) – where a percentage of the profits generated are paid directly to Age UK Manchester.

Andy Burnham addresses concerns about transport with Older People at Greater Manchester event

18 Jan 2018 - 15:50 by michelle.foster

On 17 January 2018, members of the Greater Manchester Older People’s Network came together to discuss and share their views on Age-Friendly Transport in the region. Speakers from Ambition for Ageing gave their perspective on the matter, and Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham addressed some of the concerns that were raised by the network as part of an address. A panel discussion also featured representatives from the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and Transport for Greater Manchester.

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