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The Role

Flexible hours depending on client demand

£7.50 per hour plus mileage and travel time 

Job Description

We are currently recruiting Home Support Workers to visit clients in Dorchester and surrounding villages, car driver desirable.

Our Home Support Service helps clients remain independent in their own homes and accompanies clients out and about.

Home tasks include cleaning, washing clothes/bedding, ironing, cooking/meal prep, changing bedding, tidying up/sorting out, simple sewing, dog walking, clearing out cupboards, changing light bulbs/odd jobs, light gardening such as mowing the lawn, weeding, planting, moderate pruning, sweeping and general tidying.

Out & About support includes accompanying a client to undertake shopping, doctors appointment, dentist appointment, hairdresser appointment, visiting loved ones, social events, hospital appointment, exercise classes, footcare appointment, optician appointment, hearing aid appointment.

We do not provide personal care and this is not a role that you would be expected to undertake.


Experience working with elderly people desirable. This role requires a DBS check and references. Due to client demand this role is based on a zero hour contract, home support workers run their own diaries and have control over how many hours worked.


For more information please contact Lucy on either Tel: 01305 269444 or Email: 

Or complete an application form and return to: Lucy Christian, Age UK Dorchester, 4 Prince Of Wales Road, Dorchester, DT1 1PW.