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What is domiciliary care?

Domiciliary care is when an individual is provided with care in the comfort of their own home. Many families are opting for this type of care as there are many benefits to remaining at home. It allows people to maintain their quality of life, be close to loved ones and remain in a place they know and love most.

At Helping Hands, we are widely recognised as one of the UK’s largest and top domiciliary care providers. We have over 160 branches across England and Wales, which means we have domiciliary care jobs local to you.

When you partner with us, you will work for a company that looks after its customers and staff. We will also provide the support you need to flourish in the care sector.

Domiciliary carer job description

If you are looking for a role that is rewarding and makes a difference in people’s lives, then join Helping Hands as a domiciliary care worker. We’re looking for people who have compassionate values and would go the extra mile to provide care for those who need it most. Your responsibilities will include:


You will assist our customers by providing a listening ear, emotional support and a shoulder to lean on. This way they can always feel supported and not isolated.

Assisting with personal care and mobility

You will provide support with bathing, continence and getting dressed. As well as assisting with moving safely around the home.

Household chores and meal preparation

You’ll continue to maintain the household by carrying out duties such as the laundry, washing, cleaning, preparing and cooking meals.

Medical support and Nurse Supported care

As a private carer, you’ll support with administrating medication and providing nurse-supported care. You’ll be provided with additional training so you can care for those with complex needs.

Pet care

If the customer has a pet, you will assist with looking after them for example walking the dog or feeding the cat.

Running errands

You will carry out duties such as mailing a package, doing the grocery shop, picking up the dry cleaning and collecting prescriptions

Domiciliary care roles

At Helping Hands, we are fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission and the Care Inspectorate Wales, which means we put our customers and staff first. We have over 160 branches, which means there are domiciliary care jobs that are local to your postcode.

Job vacancies

You can apply to become a domiciliary care worker with Helping Hands directly through our website. There are a variety of care vacancies that can be searched by area of your choice. It’s simple, you apply online, and a recruitment member will get in touch for an interview. You’ll be subjected to a DBS check and if successful, you’ll be invited to an assessment day where you will receive training to become a member of the Helping Hands care team.

Domiciliary care worker salary and benefits

At Helping Hands, we make sure we look after our staff and have the support they need to progress in their career. We ensure all our carers are employed directly by us, without any involvement from agencies or franchises. So, you are covered during absences and are entitled to a variety of benefits.

Generous holiday allowance

All our carers receive up to 28 days of paid annual leave per year and are entitled to a pension scheme – providing a great work/life balance.

Early Pay App

You can request up to 50% of your pay, before payday. So, whether you need to pay a certain bill or cover some additional costs for example car repairs, you won’t have to wait until payday.

Free Blue Light Card

You’ll have access to thousands of offers and discounts from a range of businesses across categories such as restaurants, holidays, fashion, phones, cars, days out, homeware and much more.

Guaranteed pay contracts

You will be paid the same wage every month, whether you have care hours or not. Therefore, having guaranteed income will provide you with financial security. We will also work around the hours that suit you.

Ongoing support

We promise to provide you with 24-hour support from your manager and care team. You’ll also get the support to complete national qualifications and progress in the company.

Generous mileage allowance

To cover travel costs, we pay 35p per mile between care calls. So, you won’t have to pay out of your own pocket.

Refer a friend scheme

If you refer a friend, you will receive £100 as a thank you. So, if you know someone who would love to join Helping Hands, get in touch.