Take a look at the latest weekly roundup of news from across the Age UK Network.
Welcome to the latest Network News Roundup! This week’s edition features the autumn copy of Age UK Oxfordshire’s EngAGE magazine, take a look to find out how they’re supporting older people in their area. There’s also the usual selection of vacancies from around the Network.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add it to the next roundup.
Please note: due to annual leave there will be no Network News Roundup next week. The next edition will be Friday 7th October. If you would like to advertise a vacancy on the loop in the meantime, please contact email@example.com.
Age UK Oxfordshire’s EngAGE Magazine
The latest edition of Age UK Oxfordshire’s EngAGE magazine has been published!
This autumn edition features an update on the work of the organisation’s dementia service, Dementia Oxfordshire, which recently attended the Witney Carnival to raise awareness of the service.
There’s also guidance to help older people in the area to look after their mental health and wellbeing, plus details on local support to handle spiralling costs.
You can view the full magazine (and subscribe to future editions) on the Age UK Oxfordshire website.
Age UK Somerset seek Information and Support Manager
Age UK Somerset are looking to hire a skilled Information and Support Manager with experience of delivering and developing a customer-facing service.
Leading from the front, the manager will direct and manage teams of staff and volunteers to deliver and develop services that include Information & Advice, Dementia Support and Active Befriending.
Find out full details on the Age UK Somerset website.
Closing date: Ongoing
Advice & Information Worker role at Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering
Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering currently have 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: 27th September
Two new roles at Age UK Tunbridge Wells
Age UK Tunbridge Wells are currently looking to hire in two new positions: Independent Living Support Worker and Dementia Care Support Worker.
Duties for the Independent Living Support Worker may include: shopping (e.g. for food, garden plants), medical appointment assistance, personal correspondence assistance, light household duties.
The Dementia Care Support Worker will work in the Dementia Centre facility, which aspires to be a place where people with dementia feel safe, happy and at home, and where their carers feel supported, can be signposted to advice and guidance, and can enjoy time out secure in the knowledge that their loved ones are experiencing high quality care.
Find out full details on the Age UK Tunbridge Wells website.
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.
Three vacancies at Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire
Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have three open roles currently available. They’re looking for a Operational Manager for Housing to join their specialist Safe & Sound team which helps older people living across Nottinghamshire to stay safe, warm and independent in their own homes.
There’s also a vacancy for a Charity Support Worker and an opening for a Bank SPECAL Support Worker.
Find out more on the Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire website.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also view a full list of open roles across the network here.