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Live-in and visiting home care in Peterborough

Nestled in the county of Cambridgeshire lies Peterborough; a heritage city that offers nature, history and architecture alike. Home to a 900-year-old Norman cathedral, historic watermill and an abundance of countryside walks, Peterborough is also a city of residence to one of the leading home care providers in the UK – Helping Hands.

With a dedicated team of carers offering high-quality, tailored home care to families across Peterborough, Spalding, Bourne, Market Deeping, Wisbech, Holbeach and the surrounding areas, we’re committed to ensuring that you have the support you need to enable you to remain safe and independent in the familiarity of your own home.

Meet Tessa, our Branch Manager

Tessa Hilton, Care Coordinator

"Hello! I’m Tessa, the manager at Helping Hands’ Peterborough branch. It’s my role to develop an expert, friendly, compassionate and professional team of carers to support our lovely customers here in Peterborough. I am incredibly passionate about care and will always ensure that our customers are looked after to the best of our ability. I love our fantastic team of carers, they go above and beyond every single day to ensure that our customers receive the best quality care in Peterborough.”

Home care visits in Peterborough tailored to your needs

Mary Lee founded Helping Hands as a way to give families the support they needed to feel safe and independent at home. Thirty years later, we are proud to have been providing that same person-centred service to thousands of families across England and Wales. As a company that was built on a foundation of family values, we understand how important it is for you or your loved one to feel safe and secure in your own home. That’s why Tessa and her team are here to provide you with a personalised care package that gives you the support you need in the place you know best – regardless of your condition.

Whether you are recovering from a life-changing illness or injury, you are living with a progressive condition or you simply need some extra help in going about your daily routine; with visiting care from our Peterborough team, you’ll have the support you need so that you can continue with your day-to-day life – making no compromises to your independence.

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I would highly recommend Helping Hands. My mother who is 91 and has Alzheimer’s moved in with us at the beginning of the year. We needed live-in care for the summer whilst we were away. Having never done this before i was a little apprehensive. Helping Hands made the whole process so easy and i felt reassured from the start that my mum would be cared for beautifully.

The initial assessment was done in a sensitive and professional manner with such kindness and care. The admin side of everything in order to set up the care was efficient and people always had time to answer any questions i had. The carer that moved in with my mum was sweet, kind, gentle and professional. Just what i wanted for my mum. Thank you Helping Hands for making our first experience of live-in care so smooth and successful.

Kate Pym - next of kin of live-in customer

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Live-in care for round-the-clock support

We understand that inviting someone new to live in your home can be daunting. That’s why Tessa and her team are here to offer guidance and support to alleviate any worries you may have. With live-in care from our Peterborough team, your carer will be there to provide round-the-clock support to ensure that you have everything you need – both physically and emotionally.

If you’re in need of more intensive support but feel that residential care isn’t the best option for you, live-in care is the perfect alternative to ensure that you can remain in the comfort of your own home, yet still receive round-the-clock support that enables you to feel safe and independent. What’s more, with no restrictions on visiting times and no set mealtimes or menus, you can continue to live your life entirely on your terms – just with a little help along the way.

Here at Helping Hands, we provide dedicated live-in care for anybody from the age of 18 all the way up to 100 and beyond. So whether you would like a live-in carer that supports you with retaining a full-time job, or you would like more intensive support in your elderly years to help you remain independent at home; Tessa and her team will work with you to provide a personalised, unintrusive live-in care package that is built by and around you.

Domiciliary care from our Peterborough team

With domiciliary care from our Peterborough team, you will not only have the freedom to decide the details of your care, but you will be supported and encouraged to live your life entirely on your terms. So whether you enjoy an afternoon of crossword puzzles or a morning walk around Ferry Meadows Country Park, your carer will be there to give you the support you need to enable you to live the life you want to lead.

Our aim is to ensure that you retain your independence as much as possible, that’s why Tessa and her team will work closely with you to provide a personalised care plan that is focussed entirely around you and your needs.

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I like to see people smile and know that I’ve made a difference to their day. I love everything about my job as a carer!

Christine, a visiting carer

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Specialist dementia care from our award-winning team

With over 100 different variants of dementia, we understand that the time following a diagnosis can be unnerving for you and your surrounding family. Dementia can have a unique impact on everybody affected, and as one of the UK’s leading dementia care specialists, we are here to ensure that you have the information, guidance and support to help you and your loved ones through each step of your dementia journey.

From memory loss to a change in behaviour, experiencing the symptoms of dementia for the first time can be distressing for all involved. But with a compassionate team of expertly-trained carers, we are here to offer support with anything from continence care to communication.

Elderly care to support your independence

Whether you are living with a progressive condition or you are simply finding more difficulty in your everyday tasks than you used to, Tessa and her team are here to offer personalised elderly care to ensure that you or your loved ones are able to remain safe and independent at home.

You may have had a fall in your home and you don’t feel as confident on your own as you used to, or perhaps you are facing the inevitable signs of ageing and you would like more support in going about your usual routine. Whatever it is you need, our Peterborough team are here for you.

Respite care for short-term support

We understand that the need for respite care can arise at any given moment for any given reason. That’s why Tessa and her team can swiftly put a bespoke package of care in place that is ready for when you need it, for as long as you need it – and often within 24 hours of your initial enquiry.

Whether you need short-term care while your usual caregiver is away on holiday or following an unexpected illness or injury and you need some support on your road to recovery, respite care from our Peterborough team ensures that you have the support you need, when you need it.

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Expert carers to support you in Peterborough

Helping Hands was founded by Mary Lee in 1989 to enable those who needed some extra support to remain in the comfort of their own homes. Thirty years later, we are proud to be providing the same level of person-centred care to thousands of families across England and Wales – and our values have never changed.

As a company that is big enough to support your every need yet still small enough to care, our expert carers are here to provide dedicated care that enables you to live independently at home. What’s more, each of our carers complete a comprehensive training course as part of their recruitment process that covers modules such as safeguarding, dementia care and moving and handling, so you can be sure that you’re in expert hands.

We employ each of our carers directly, so you don’t need to worry about any additional paperwork or background checks – we’ll cover it all for you. And as well as being fully regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we are the only home care provider to be endorsed as a Centre of Excellence by Skills for Care.

Areas across Peterborough that we cover:

Market DeepingWisbechHolbeach
Norman CrossMorborneMarholm

Find out more about care in Peterborough

If you’d like to speak with Tessa to find out more about we can help you, please call us. We’re here to take your call seven days a week.

If you’d rather pop in and see us, you’re welcome to visit our branch on Bridge Street, or we can meet you at a place more convenient for you – whether that’s your local café or your front room.

Opening Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Support workers needed.... here at Helping Hands we are looking to expand our clientele and venture into supported living services. We are currently recruiting for female support workers that have an up to date driving license in the Peterborough area to provide 24 hour support to a young adult who has autism and learning disabilities. The shifts will include early/ late's and waking nights.
This will be on a 121 basis with support from the office team and the customers family.
The rate of pay will be between £10.25 and £10.75 depending on experience, starting with a zero hour contract for the first 6 months whist in the probationary period once this has been completed then guaranteed hours can be offered. Full and part time hours are available. We offer paid holiday, mileage allowance, paid DBS along with many other benefits.
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The Role
Do you feel a passion to care for others? Are you looking for a flexible career supporting people on a one-to-one basis so they can live independently at home?

You can earn from £9.75 per hour as a Care Assistant in Peterborough. with the family-run Helping Hands Home Care. We have many exciting opportunities available in and around.

No experience is necessary as we provide full training. If you feel a calling to care for others and have the right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you!

What we offer

Flexible hours with part-time options for regular days and times.
Fantastic rates of pay (the best in the industry) with increases for bank holidays
Perks of being directly employed: mileage allowance, paid holidays and pension
Dedicated support from your local manager and our 24/7 carer helpline
Opportunities close to home, plus many opportunities for career progression
Carer training held at the Peterborough branch each month.

Helping Hands is the only care company recognised in the UK’s Best Places to Work 2018 by independent employee reviews giant Glassdoor.

Role Responsibility
As a Care Assistant, you’ll have the satisfaction of really helping people in your local community. Enabling people to live as independently as possible in their homes is what we live and breathe!

You may be offering companionship, personal care such as bathing or going to the toilet, or help with medication. You’re likely to be cooking healthy meals, shopping, doing a little housework or helping someone to get out and about.

Who You Are
Previous experience in care is not necessary as we provide full training.

You must have:

The right to work in the UK
A valid driving licence and your own car
A good level of English – both written and spoken
A caring nature and desire to make a difference in someone’s life

Salary Details
Full and part time hours Available, in and around Peterborough.

About Us
Based in Warwickshire in central England – and with branches across the country – Helping Hands is recruiting and training new carers every single week of the year to provide our customers with the very best standard of care.

Apply online to join a team with family values at heart. Or call us for a chat about the role on 01733 821 752. Both full time and part time positions are available, including evening and weekend work.

Join the ONLY care company in the UK that’s been recognised in the UK’s Best Places to Work 2018, listed in the Top 20 UK Companies for workplace culture & leadership and achieved a 92% approval rating for our CEO, Tim Lee, ranked 32nd best in the UK. Apply today and find out why.
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