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"Very pleased, I feel safe with the staff" (Client)

"It's very difficult to improve a service
as good as this."

"My respite worker is wonderful with my mother. I couldn't have anyone better." (Client)

"...care and treatment was planned and delivered in a way that was intended to ensure people's safety and welfare." (CQC Report 2013)

"Age UK is excellent, they really provide good training."
(Staff member)

"I would just like you to know how grateful I am when your lovely ladies take my husband out for a few hours and I can meet up with my friends."

"We have gained every trust in Christine especially the professional but friendly, caring way she handles mum in
awkward situations."


"Well done on making such a great service so individual."


"I think this is the best job in the world. I go out to bless and be blessed myself." (Staff member)


"...people receive support in a way
that meets their needs and promotes their safety."
(CQC Report 2013)


"Harry has been a godsend to Dad. He so looks forward to his visits and we really appreciate the service you give." (Client)


"I think it's a very good service, the carers are all approachable and you can have a laugh with them."


"...staff regularly refreshed their understanding and knowledge in a range of topics which included, first aid, safeguarding vulnerable adults from abuse, fire awareness, health and safety, food hygiene, infection control and medication awareness.
(CQC Report 2013)


"I keep my respite visits upbeat; laughter is an important part of our time together." (Staff member)


Employment with Home Care Services

Caring for older people with physical or mental issues can be very challenging but also very rewarding. You need to be the right sort of person to do it well and enjoy it which means that our clients get the best care for their needs.

Our Home Care Workers need to be able to offer a range of services to our clients; as well as personal care they may need to shop for clients, prepare meals for them, help with their cleaning and laundry and offer companionship which might mean taking them out or chatting with them at home.

Home Care Workers are required across Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland. The role offers a salary starting at £7.10 per hour.

Harry Care Worker

You can read about working for our Home Care team in the words of one of our staff by clicking the icon below.

Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland will invest in you and develop your skills. Our training includes dementia awareness, hoist training, personal care, end of life care, infection control and challenging behaviour to equip you with the skills to provide the first class service our clients expect and deserve.

We would be keen to talk to you if you are interested in supporting people professionally and compassionately with their personal care needs and you have the core skills we need:

• Good communication

• Flexibility

• Working on your own initiative

• Able to work well with a team and with other agencies

If this sounds like you, please have a look at the Job Description and Person Specification for more details. If you feel you fit the bill and could add value to our Home Care service, please download and complete an application form and send it to our Human Resources department.

HR Department
Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland
Lansdowne House
113 Princess Road East

Phone: 0116 299 2252
Email: jobs@ageukleics.org.uk

Job Opportunities
Job title: Home Care Worker

Job purpose: Care and Support Services
To provide high quality responsive care and support that meets individual client needs and maintains maximum independence within their homes.
Click on the icon to download information about the vacancy.
Click on the icon to download an application form.


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