Work with us

Working With Us

Do you want to work for the largest Charity in the Berkshire East? Can you make a difference?

Why not come and join Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East and help us to improve the quality of life for older people, their carers and families in your area so that they can enjoy a better life in later years?


Director and Trustee of Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

The Board is the executive body of Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East holding responsibility for the good governance of the charity. Trustees/ directors have a shared duty to ensure that the charity has clear direction and purpose, that resources are effectively used, that the
charity is well managed, operates within the law, its finances and budget to fulfil its declared objects.

Note: Trustee roles are honorary and unpaid. Please refer to the memorandum & articles for clarification.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East complies with charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation.
  • Ensure that all regulations relating to the delivery of services including the CQC are complied with by receipt and review of quality monitoring reports.
  • Ensure that Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East pursues its charitable objects as defined in the Memorandum and Articles of Association, and that resources are applied exclusively in
    pursuance of the charity’s objects.
  • Contribute actively to the Board’s role in giving clear strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy.
  • Ensure through the terms of reference granted to the Finance Committee, the charity’s financial stability and continuing solvency and participate in financial decision-making regarding the assets of the charity.
  • Under direction of the Chair, be prepared to take part in the appointment of the Chief Executive, in the appraisal of his/her performance.
  • Ensure Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East is managed effectively and efficiently both in its employment practices and in the area of service delivery.
  • Contribute specific knowledge, skills or experience to help the Board reach sound decisions, by regular attendance at committee and appropriate sub-committees.
  • Participate in reviews of the Board and trustee appraisals to ensure it has relevant composition and skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Commitment to Age Concern Slough & Berkshire East and its objects.
  • Safeguard the good name and ethos of the charity and comply with the Code of Conduct and
    all relevant policies relating to good governance.
  • Willingness to contribute constructively to debates and discussions.
  • Attend committee meetings, sub-committees where agreed and the AGM.
  • Honesty, integrity, impartiality and good judgment.
  • Understanding of the client group and their needs

SKILLS

  • Expertise in one or more of the following:-
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Social/Nursing / Care
  • Strategic and Management
  • Fundraising/PR
  • Consumer and Advocacy

TIME COMMITMENT REQUIRED

  • Board Meetings at intervals of 3 months or as otherwise determined
  • Attend AGM and EGM’s
  • Preparedness to act on sub committees.
  • Attendance at social events/launches etc.
  • Preparedness to make service visits as part of induction or quality monitoring processes.

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter to:

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Retail Weekend Supervisor - Maidenhead Area

Looking to earn some extra money?

Do you have experience of working in retail? Looking for a competitive salary with hours to suit you across Saturday and Sunday (dependant on location)? as well as working for an established charity who champions the rights of older people and enriches their lives in later life?

Then look no further……

As a Retail Weekend Supervisor and as a valued member of the Retail Support team you will be on hand to cover shops at weekends during times of holiday / sickness and during busy periods. Wherever you are deployed within the local area you will be reimbursed for your travel along with a competitive salary of £7.80 per hour.

Shops covered by this role are:

Bridge Road

Shifford Crescent

St Marks

Wootton Way

Cookham

In this varied position, as well as providing excellent customer service you will work towards maximizing sales, controlling stock replenishment and expenditure, as well as supervising a dedicated volunteer team.

You will need to have retail experience, be IT-literate, organised and an enthusiastic team leader, a car owner, as well as being flexible so you can be called upon at short notice.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £7.80 /hour

Other areas requiring Retail Weekend Supervisors:-

Gerrards Cross

Wokingham

Eton

Please call our HR Manager Lisa Prentice on 01753 497889 for more details or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application form


Retail Support Manager - Gerrards Cross Area

Looking to earn some money over the Summer?

Do you have experience of working in retail? Interested in working in a variety of our much valued charity shops within the local area? Looking for a competitive salary with hours to suit you as well as working for an established charity who champions the rights of older people and enriches their lives in later life?

Then look no further……

As a Retail Support Manager no two days will be the same, as a valued member of the Retail Support team you will be on hand to cover shops at times of holiday / sickness and when an extra hand is needed. Wherever you are deployed within the local area you will be reimbursed for your travel along with a competitive salary of £7.80 per hour.

Shops to be covered by this role are:

Gerrards Cross

Chesham

Farnham Common

Farnham Road

In this varied position, as well as providing excellent customer service you will work towards maximizing sales, controlling stock replenishment and expenditure, as well as helping to build and maintain a dedicated volunteer team.

You will need to have retail experience, be IT-literate, organised and an enthusiastic team leader, a car owner, as well as being flexible so you can be called upon at short notice.

If this sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £7.80 /hour

Other areas requiring Retail Support Managers:-

Maidenhead

Wokingham

Eton

Please call our HR Manager Lisa Prentice on 01753 497889 for more details or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Application form


Deputy Manager - Farnham Road Shop (£7.80 per hour)

Are you looking to become a vital member of the team in one of our Charity shops?

As a Deputy Manager you’ll help to create a well presented shop offering excellent customer service while providing valuable support to the Manager.

In this varied role you will work towards maximizing sales, controlling stock replenishment and expenditure. Build and maintain a volunteer based dedicated team.

The hours are 15 hours per week over 2 days (Friday and Saturday)

You will need to have retail experience, be IT-literate, organised and an enthusiastic team leader.

If this sounds like you, please apply now.

Application form


Weekend Sales Assistant

Wokingham Furniture Store - 7.5 hours a week, 1 day a week (at weekends). £7.80 per hour

Application form


Cleaner/ Shopper Opportunities

£7.50 per hour plus mileage payments
Slough, Maidenhead, Windsor and Burnham
We are currently looking for Cleaners/Shoppers to help our clients within their own homes- without this vital support many individuals would have no choice but to leave the home they love.

By helping with cleaning, shopping and general support we help people stay independent. We visit our clients for a minimum of 1 hour, to help them with cleaning and shopping.

Requirements

  • A caring and supportive personality and a wish to help the most vulnerable.
  • A willingness to learn.
  • A driving license and access to a vehicle.

We work all through the day, so this is a flexible and rewarding opportunity that can
fit around other commitments.
Please apply today to help those most in need.

Application form


Lunch Club Manager - Cox Green

6 Hours a week. 1 day a week (Thursday 9am - 3pm)

£10.58 per hour.

Start Date - asap

Purpose of Role

  • To mange and develop the Centre, improving existing services and devising new services.
  • To manage, develop and motivate staff and volunteers
  • To create a supporting and homely environment where service users can achieve maximum independence and reduce their loneliness.

Requirements

  • Self managing and able to perform at a high standard with and without direct supervision.
  • Creative and proactively reviewing the approaches adopted by the team and wider department to ensure a high level of customer service.

Application form


Relief Shop Manager - Various Locations (Zero Hours Contract - £7.80 per hour)

Are you looking to become a vital team member in one of our High Street shops?

As a Relief Manager you’ll help to create a well presented shop offering excellent customer service while providing valuable support to the Manager.  

You will need to cover at short notice and be able to travel to different locations.

In this varied role you will work towards maximizing sales, controlling stock replenishment and
expenditure. Build and maintain a volunteer based dedicated team.

You will need to have retail experience, be IT-literate, organised and an enthusiastic team
leader. If this sounds like you, please apply now.

Apply now


Gardeners - Slough

Zero Hours Contract, £8.94 per hour to start ASAP. Must have a car.

Application form


All successful applicants (where appropiate) will be DBS checked.

We regret that we cannot personally contact unsuccessful applicants, and so if you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application then you must assume that we felt you were not right for the post.

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Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East is an Equal Opportunities Employer Charity No. 1079949