Northern Ireland's Leading Health & Social Care Organisation

The older workforce is the future

Supporting individuals in their 50s, 60s and beyond to thrive in the workplace. 

About the Pledge

 At Optimum Care we have signed the Age-friendly Employer Pledge, a nationwide programme run by the Centre for Ageing Better. By signing the pledge, we are showing our commitment to older workers and making our workplace age-friendly.

Being a part of the pledge means older workers can continue to thrive and provide valued contributions to our organisation. And it means we can benefit from the innovation and productivity boost that multigenerational workforces bring.

Why work in care...

Working in the care industry is incredibly rewarding as it provides the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives every day.  While the job can be challenging, requiring empathy, patience, and resilience, the satisfaction of knowing you’ve positively impacted someone’s well-being is unparalleled. It’s a job where kindness and compassion are at the forefront, and each day brings new opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.


Here’s a summary of the job benefits offered:

  • Competitive pay rates up to £13.60 per hour, including paid mileage and highest Bank Holiday rates.
  • PAID Mileage at 30p per mile, along with comprehensive induction and training.
  • Flexible full-time and part-time positions available.
  • Market-leading training leading to a permanent contract with guaranteed hours.
  • Access to Employee Mental Health Support Line and other benefits, including a free uniform.
  • Refer a Caring Friend scheme offering up to £250 bonus.
  • Quick turnaround for interview and induction, with daily support from the office team.
  • No upfront cost for Access NI and opportunities for career progression and further education.
  • & more 

Express Your Interest in a role:

Do you hold a full driving license and have access to a car?(Required)
Have you previously worked for us at Optimum Care?(Required)
Right to work(Required)

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to diversity and treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of background.

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