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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark are recruiting a full time, permanent Support Worker

Are you passionate about working with older adults who have care and support needs? If so, we want to hear from you!
For further information, please contact recruitment@ageuklands.org.uk

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark are looking for a Support Worker to escort service users to and from their Day Centre in Southwark, deliver a programme of day care activities, and to ensure their personal, social and cultural needs are met.

Are you passionate about working with older adults who have care and support needs? If so, we want to hear from you!

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the needs and issues affecting older people including dementia awareness, and have worked or lived experience of caring. They will be able to work as part of a team and travel within Southwark and Lewisham. Great interpersonal skills required along with the ability to work to Age UK Lewisham and Southwark’s values to empower and enable older people to lead fulfilled lives.

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark aims to provide a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and we strongly encourage you to apply if you are from a marginalized or underrepresented group.

Employee Benefits:

• Hourly rate above London Living Wage
• 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
• Additional 1 day leave for Birthdays
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme including access to a helpline for partners and dependents
• Generous contractual sick pay scheme, allowing staff to recover without the worry of loss of income
• CycleScheme members – enabling employees to save 25-39% of the cost of a new bike & accessories whilst also spreading the cost
• TechScheme members – enabling employees to purchase tech and home furnishing through AUKLS and spread the cost from their salary

For full details please download the Job Pack which includes a Job Description, Person Specification and application form by visiting Charity Jobs websites:

Support Worker (Charity / Adult Care) | AgeUK Lewisham and Southwark | | CharityJob

Closing date for applications – 9am on 17 June 2024
Interviews will take place week commencing 1 July 2024 at Stones End Day Centre, Southwark