Salary: £45-52k per annum (depending on skills, knowledge and experience)

Hours: 37.5 hrs pw (full-time) Duration: Permanent Role


Age UK Northumberland is a values-led independent local charity which provides services for older adults, aged 50+, across Northumberland through the commitment and hard work of over 250 employees and 100 regular volunteers.

If you would like the scope to manage the Home Care and Day Care Services for Age UK Northumberland as if it was your own business alongside working for an organisation going through significant period of change and growth then this job may be of interest to you. Working as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will have a varied role including responsibility for service performance, working with the Registered Manager and Day Care and Lunch Club Co-Coordinator to achieve business targets, high service quality levels and managing and developing a team of staff and volunteers. You will need to have a passion for motivating staff to achieve financial and care targets as well as exploring new commercial opportunities. Age UK Northumberland would like the appointed Head of Home Care and Day Services to bring their care and commercial experience to the table and really push our services forward to drive up the quality of care that we provide.

The ideal candidate will need to have managed Home Care Services across a region and have a proven track record of working in a fast paced role, exceeding commercial targets, delivering a person-centered service and motivating teams. Proud to deliver high standards of care and identify strongly with AUKN’s culture.

This post will be based at The Roundhouse in Ashington and the successful candidate will be required to undertake travel across Northumberland, therefore access to a car and a full driving licence is essential.

Age UK Northumberland can offer a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement rising with service. We operate a contributory pension scheme (6% maximum matched employer funding) an on-site small but well equipped gym and subsidised café within centrally based, convenient modern offices, which are also accessed by the public. This is a full time permanent post but we welcome job share applicants.


Closing Date: 15th May 2017, Interviews to take place Friday 26th May 2017.  To request an application pack please contact the Human Resources department on 01670-784808


For an informal discussion contact: Helen Mills - CEO; tel 01670 784810 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Please note if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, you have not been short-listed for this position.  As an Equal Opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered Charity No. 1072394