Age UK Network News Roundup – 26/08/22

Take a look at the latest weekly roundup of news from across the Age UK Network.

We start this week’s Age UK Network News Roundup at Age UK Lincoln and South Lincolnshire, who are seeking conversations with other local Age UKs as part of their planning for a new Dementia Support Service. Elsewhere, Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are looking to hire a Community Warden and there are two new roles at Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire.

As always, if you have a story from your organisation that you would like us to share with the Network, such as recent events, campaigns, or awards, please let us know at signpost@ageuk.org.uk and we’ll add it to the next roundup.


Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire seek conversations with local Age UKs about a new Dementia Support Service

Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire are looking to work with local older people to co-produce a new Dementia Support Service.

They are also keen to learn from other local partners who are already delivering excellent, innovative services that are producing great results, impact and making a real difference.

If this describes your organisation and you’d be happy to discuss the services that you provide, they would love to hear from you!

Please contact their CEO Michele Jolly – Michele.Jolly@ageuklsl.org.uk to arrange a time to speak.


Community Warden Role at Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough are looking to hire a Community Warden in South West Cambridge.

The Community Warden Supports older people to remain living in their own homes, by providing them with practical daily support and assistance. Tasks include collecting prescriptions and small items of shopping, as well as helping with letters and phone calls.

Find out full details on the Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough website.

Closing Date: Monday 5th September 2022


Two open roles at Age UK South Gloucestershire

Age UK South Gloucestershire are looking to hire two new staff members: A Walking Project Coordinator to help reintroduce physical activity into the daily lives of older people in the area, and a Digital Outreach Worker to tackle digital exclusion.

Find out full details on the Age UK South Gloucestershire website.

Closing date: 30th August


Several Vacancies at Age UK Cheshire East

Age UK Cheshire East currently has several vacancies available, including Drivers, Home Helpers, and a Dementia Activity Worker.

The Dementia Activity Worker will support people living with dementia to maintain their skills, to benefit from activities, company and friendship; and to have some fun. You will receive training in Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy and you will help to plan and deliver a programme of activities in their day centre in Macclesfield and some outreach sessions across the eastern part of Cheshire East.

Find out full details on the Age UK Cheshire East website.


Six vacancies at Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have six open roles currently available. They’re looking for a Home Energy Advisor to make home visits across the city, as well as an Operational Manager for Housing in their Safe & Sound Team.

They are also seeking a Charity Support Worker to help unpaid carers to access their rights and entitlements, and there is also a vacancy for a Mini-Bus Driver.

There’s also a vacancy for a Wellbeing at Home Support Worker and an opening for a Bank SPECAL Support Worker.

Find out more on the Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire website.


Two open roles at Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering

Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering are seeking a Digital Outreach Worker to facilitate outreach visits to promote referrals to the Digital Inclusion Service for older people across Redbridge, Barking and Havering and enable participation of clients who are unwilling or unable to attend volunteer-led sessions.

There is also a vacancy for a Advice & Information Worker to support the Advice & Information service across Havering.

Find out more on the Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering website.

Closing date: 31st August/5th September


Age UK Blackburn with Darwen seek a new Befriending Services Co-ordinator

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen are looking to hire someone who is well organised, self-motivated and able to further develop a quality service for the role of Befriending Services Co-ordinator.

Find out full details on the Age UK Blackburn with Darwen website.

Closing Date: 30th August


Information and Advice Adviser Vacancy at Age UK Merton

Age UK Merton are seeking an I&A Adviser to play an essential role in the response to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, working directly with older people to triage and identify needs and provide advice to help people to access high quality support.

The role will provide information and advice, including casework, in a wide field of subjects, including welfare benefits, housing, health, community care, and local services, to older adults (state pension age and above) across the London Borough of Merton.

Find out more on the Age UK Merton website.


Lots of open roles at Age UK Coventry & Warwickshire

Age UK Coventry and Warwickshire currently have a number of vacancies available, click below on each job title to find out more.

Marketing and Fundraising Manager – Deadline for applications 4th September

This new role is designed to maximise the profile of the charity and fundraising income generation through activities to support the strategic priorities of the charity.

The post holder will be an active member of the leadership team and will contribute towards the strategic development and operational management of all areas of the organisation.

Marketing and Fundraising Officer – Deadline for applications 4th September

This new role will assist the Marketing and Fundraising Manager in maximising the fundraising income of the charity by supporting with fundraising events, campaigns, corporate partnerships and other activity.

Retail Roles

Age UK Coventry and Warwickshire run a number of high street and Re-use outlets and currently have vacancies in this area from shop assistants to managers.  Please see website for more details.

For further information and to apply for any of the vacancies please visit the Age UK Coventry & Warwickshire website.


Information and Advice Advisor Role at Age UK Richmond upon Thames

Age UK Richmond upon Thames are seeking an Information and Advice Advisor. The role will include providing information on a wide range of queries, over the telephone, by email, and in person – referring and signposting where necessary into other Age UK Richmond services and other support provided by their partners.

Find out full details on the Age UK Richmond upon Thames website


Get in touch!

If you have a story from your organisation that you would like us to share with the Network, please let us know at signpost@ageuk.org.uk.

You can also view a full list of open roles across the network here.

Author: ageukcomms

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